Showing posts from March, 2010

Katitawa Is Looking Better And Better


Flag Day Ceremony February 27, 2010


We Would Like To Save The Forest Update No. 1.

I had the second visit from the owner of "The Forest" last week and was told that they would be cutting the trees soon. I asked him how much money the tree cutters were going to give him and he said around $500 depending on how many trees. So that is about $10.00 a tree.

The owners will give me a rental contract for the land with the trees in tacked for five years for $500.00. 15 hundred for 15 years.

I brought the subject up with the volunteers last Thursday and two volunteers gave me $10 each and one said she would give me $70.

With that kind of help and the fact that the other volunteers are ready to chain themselves to a tree when the Evil Tree Cutters arrive, I am going to do my best to make a deal.
If you would like to donate to the cause, we would welcome your participation.

Here in Salasaca, if you look around the hills you will see many saml and large stands of pines. These trees were planted 10 to 15 years ago by the property owners as an investment for the futu…