Awacachi Biological Corridor Reforestation
The mission of the project is to propagate native trees species along the Awacachi biological corridor as well as the agroforestry areas in the buffer zone. The project to conserve and restore in the corridor was established in 2000 and spans 10,000 hectares. The Awacachi Corridor is a key strategic site which along with adjoining areas, reinforces the conservation of humid tropical forest of the Chocó biogeographic region.
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Promoting Biodiversity: Advances in Evaluating Native Species for Reforestation
This article describes the design of a long-term species screening trial conducted at La Selva Biological Station in Costa Rica.
Research Goals & Methods
Growth and survivability data is presented for 84 species (17 popular exotics used for timber and 67 little-known local species with timber potential) at 3 years of age.
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