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April 5, 2021

Why Everyone Should Support Tree Planting

It’s an indisputable fact the trees are important! Since our survival depends on trees, its value can’t be overstated. The simple process of converting carbon dioxide into oxygen is critical to the continuation of the human species and animals alike. This also helps to combat global warming. Trees are known to reduce wind speeds and lower the temperature of air because they tend to lose water and return heat upwards from leaves.  Trees are also able to lower city temperatures by approximately up to 7 °C.  They are important to those in the Caribbean region. After all, they render the […]
February 18, 2021

Caribbean Tree Planting Organizations

The Importance of Tree Planting Organizations Human beings need trees to survive. Not just human beings, but animals and the environment. Without trees, it is safe to say that our lives would be unrecognizable. Trees convert carbon dioxide into oxygen, which is critical to the survival of the human species and animals alike. Trees also help to combat global warming. So if trees are so important, then it follows that people who protect trees are also important. It is safe to say that tree planting organizations are key to our survival as well. There are many tree-planting organizations globally, but […]
February 18, 2021

Plant 50,000 Trees in the Bay Islands

**WE NEED YOUR HELP TO PLANT 50,000 TREES IN THE BAY ISLANDS** We are excited to launch the Bay Islands Tree Planting Project in conjunction with local community groups. The goal for 2021 is to plant 50,000 trees in the Bay Islands and WE NEED YOUR HELP to make this happen. You can get involved by donating to one of the partner groups or by simply planting a tree and submitting your contribution through our website:http://bayislandstreeplanting.com/ We thank you for your support and please share and like the post so we can get as many people involved as possible.
February 7, 2021

Tree Donations in Roatan

Another great day Friday with the Apicultores of Corozal and the local community. We were able to donate 58 fruit trees which included breadfruit, guavas, avocados, lemons, and platano trees. Thanks to everyone for continuing to purchasing our #supportroatan t-shirts to help us raise funds. If you haven’t purchased a t-shirt, buy online at: https://wildroatan.com/collections/usa-canada-tshirts-support-roatanOr find them at the Roatan Local Market Events or Lawson Rock Deli in Sandy Bay.  Remember to join our Roatan Tree Planting group online to follow our activities:https://www.facebook.com/groups/bayislandstreeplanting To find out more about our Green Communities project visit:  http://supportroatan.com/conservation/
January 15, 2021

Breadfruit Flour

Did you know you can make flour from breadfruit? And that breadfruit is gluten-free, an up and coming superfood, and a good source of vitamins? Keep an eye out for breadfruit at Roatan roadside markets and time to get those breadfruit trees planted, for food security, economic diversification, and all the environmental benefits that come with producing more food in Roatan. Want to learn more about planting breadfruit or help supply breadfruit trees to local families, if so check out: http://supportroatan.com/conservation/
January 9, 2021

Looking for a Tree Planting Youth Ambassador for Roatan

“The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.” ― Chinese proverb Youth in Action: Caribbean Philanthropic Alliance Tree Planting Ambassador Programme Launch with 10 Countries Time for action! Encouraging climate action and environmental awareness among younger Caribbean citizens is the goal of the Tree Planting Ambassadors, who will formally launch their program on Sunday, January 10, 2021. The young Ambassadors will stream the launch, including the simultaneous planting of trees in ten Caribbean countries, live on the Facebook page of the Caribbean Tree Planting Project (CTPP) from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. […]
December 29, 2020

Roatan Tree Planting Project – Xmas Tree Donations

We would like to thank the Apicultores of Corozal and the local community for supporting our “Green Communities Project”. We were able to spread some Xmas cheer with donated mango, guayaba, guanabana, limon and platano trees. The response from the local community was great and we were able to gather some invaluable input from local landowners on ways we can assist them in the future. Thanks to everyone for purchasing our #supportroatan T-shirts and supporting our fundraising activities, our goal for 2021 will be to plant 2000 fruit producing trees in the Bay Islands in partnership with local communities and […]
December 21, 2020

Breadfruit in Roatan

Did you know a breadfruit tree can produce up to 200 fruits per year and can help feed a family for up to 50 years? Breadfruit has been branded a true superfood: gluten-free, high in protein and carbohydrates, low in fat, loaded with omegas, antioxidants. folate, fiber, and phytonutrients. Breadfruit can be baked, steamed, fried, dried, and made into flour. The global health and wellness market will be worth an estimated $6 trillion dollars by 2025. The humble breadfruit has been labeled a product to watch. And yes you can find and grow breadfruit right here in Roatan, time to […]
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