A new Mastate tree, used for making clothes.
We are almost finished with the maintenance of the Rio Sol Biological Corridor project. The second week of January we did another walk of the corridor with Jimmy Acosta, our field director, walking under the shade of all the trees planted in 2011 – 2012.
Jimmy is now doing the maintenance on his own and does a weekly inspection to make sure cattle haven’t gotten in and if so fixes fences. Two months ago we went up to Viento Fresco, the 14 hectares we planted in this project December 2011, and found it full of cows. They’d eaten all of the grass, a good thing, but also began nibbling on the fresh leaves of the young trees. We found the owner of the cattle and he will be reimbursing LRFF for one months’ use of the area and any damages that were incurred. He repaired the fences and felt very badly about the misunderstanding.
We still need your help to finish the maintenance of the corridor, the biggest accomplishment for LRFF since it’s founding in 2005. Many other landowners are anxious to participate, even other indigenous tribes in Costa Rica, and we will be adding some of these projects for your support in the future.
From all of us at LRFF, a humongous thank you for all of your support on this project. It couldn’t have been done without you. We love you, One Love.
LET’S GET PLANTING!
Standing in the shade of Rio Sol Bio Corridor
Jimmy in the shade of his trees. Planted 2011