Month: March 2019

March 25, 2019 Gerardo Rodriguez No comments exist

Conservation assessment and recovery planning of Ekmanianthe longiflora (Royal Oak) Ekmanianthe longiflora, commonly known as the Royal Oak, is an endemic species of Cuba, Dominican Republic and Haiti. In Cuba, as far as we know, there are only seven plants left. In Dominican Republic, the species has been reported only from ‘Sierra de Barahona’. As…

March 19, 2019 Gerardo Rodriguez No comments exist

Nurseries: seeds of future by José Angel García-Beltrán Planta!’s volunteer’s passion for conservation makes a whole forest grow. José Angel, Duniel and Sandy take part in the propagation of threatened species at nurseries of four Eastern Cuba provinces.   Date: 19/03/2019   Project: Conservation of threatened species of Cuban arid zones.   Travelling to Eastern…

March 5, 2019 Gerardo Rodriguez No comments exist

Through the path of active conservation by Edgardo Díaz In this exploration across Cuba, Edgardo narrates about the cenotes of Zapata Swamp, his first boat trip and many experiences in plant conservation. Date: 05/03/2019 Proyecto: Planta!’s Capacity Building program: supporting the conservation of threatened trees.   Visiting Planta!’s volunteers is always enriching. Looking forward to…