Climate Action! Support Nature Reserve in Colombia

by Fundacion Montecito
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Climate Action! Support Nature Reserve in Colombia
Climate Action! Support Nature Reserve in Colombia
Climate Action! Support Nature Reserve in Colombia
Climate Action! Support Nature Reserve in Colombia
Climate Action! Support Nature Reserve in Colombia
Climate Action! Support Nature Reserve in Colombia
Climate Action! Support Nature Reserve in Colombia
Climate Action! Support Nature Reserve in Colombia
Climate Action! Support Nature Reserve in Colombia
Climate Action! Support Nature Reserve in Colombia
Climate Action! Support Nature Reserve in Colombia

Project Report | Jul 31, 2023
Action and a new project coming -festival included

By Felipe Velasco | Project Leader

Success! Passiflora cumbalensis var. goudotiana
Success! Passiflora cumbalensis var. goudotiana

Dear donors and supporters,

In this opportunity we want to share with you our progress by providing some links to recent actions with our two reserves in relation to restoration, plant nursery activities and more, and telling you about a new project coming which includes a forest festival to spread awareness.

Actions first! Here you can explore our most recent activities:

  1. New restoration areas next to lake Tota at Xieti Nature Reserve - here.
  2. A lovely visibility of our Xieti reserve in socialbnb (tourism that supports causes) - here.
  3. Our first conservation agreement, signed! (next to our Canyon reserve) - here.
  4. Colombian Oak (Quercus humboldtii) with new reproductive efforts, next to lake Tota - here1, here2.
  5. Restoration of river bank within La Hondura Canyon reserve - here.
  6. Success with germination of native Curuba Roja (Passiflora cumbalensis var. goudotia) - here.
  7. We contributed with a presentation of a carbon initiative to compensate conservation efforts - here.
  8. Trying a reproduction of common pear (Pyrus communis) by cutting sticks, next to lake Tota - here.
  9. Both nature reserves within a restoration platform devoted to data and visibility; see: Xieti - Canyon.
  10. Plant nursery from Xieti Nature Reserve also visible within a restoration platform - here.
  11. An image to illustrate 6.5 years of progress in a restoration area next to lake Tota - here.
  12. Green Filter (constructed wetland) working well at Xieti Nature Reserve - here.

And, our new project relates to continuing efforts with tropical forest restoration, governance and commitment, La Hondura Canyon reserve will receive a new support from Fondo Acción and their Tropical Forest Conservation Act (TFCA) initiative, and this will include cellebrating a Forest Festival in 2024, to involve more community. Keep tuned! We will keep you posted here and also within that Canyon website - here.

With gratitude,

Felipe Velasco
Director at Fundación Montecito

River bank next to La Hondura Canyon reserve
River bank next to La Hondura Canyon reserve

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Fundacion Montecito

Location: Sogamoso, Boyacá - Colombia
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Twitter: @FMontecito
Project Leader:
Felipe Velasco
Sogamoso , Boyaca Colombia
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