Field Trip to Las Caras, and Bioregional Education begins again.

By Clay Plager-Unger | July 16, 2007

July 16-20, 2007  Summary: As volunteers continue to depart from Planet Drum, the rest of the family keeps the work going.  We are planting seeds like crazy to build up the arsenal of trees for next year’s reforestation sites.  Dry season weather persists with many overcast days and breezes that could be described as “cool.”  There was another field trip this week, to a community called Los Caras, named […]

More students to visit on a weekly basis.

By Clay Plager-Unger | July 13, 2007

July 9-13, 2007 This is our last complete week with a full house. Many are beginning preparations to take off and soon our numbers will dwindle. Nonetheless spirits remain high and everyone is enjoying themselves and working hard. Despite the occasional nighttime drizzle and lots of overcast days, we continue watering. We are also planting seeds like crazy in the greenhouse to have more trees […]

Soon to release green-city newsletter, “Econoticias.”

By Clay Plager-Unger | June 29, 2007

June 25-29, 2007 Announcement: Our volunteer numbers are still strong, there are currently eleven, but for many, their stay here is coming to a close in the near future. And soon we will be understaffed, so if you’re thinking about volunteering, now’s a great time to get in touch. This week we took care of a lot of site upkeep by installing a few more bamboo […]

Seed beds have sprouted.

By Lise Tjorring | June 15, 2007

Lise Tjorring Planet Drum FoundationReport: June 11-June 15, 2007 With six volunteers staying in the Planet Drum house and five volunteers staying in the Bahia B&B Inn we manage to get a lot of work done. New people keep showing an interest in what we are doing. We got an 11th volunteer to help us out this week when Tom, a traveler from Australia, passed through town […]

Bioregional Education booklets printed.

By Clay Plager-Unger | June 1, 2007

May 28-June 1, 2007 It rained consistently from last Wednesday through Saturday night. Although very late this year, they have been real rainy season rains, every night, almost all night long. Some people are talking about delayed rains since they were never that strong during the actual rainy season. The climate has definitely changed from winter (typically wet season, hotter and sunnier) to summer (typically […]