June Discovery Tour

The June 13-15 Timber/Coconut Discovery Tour was a great success. The first day of the tour was to visiting one of our six plantations. The weather was perfect and everyone had a great learning experience.   On the second day we all visited the main nursery and learned some interesting new…

Planting continues.

Planting continues.     So far, our June rainfall has totaled 5 ½” and with more to come it bodes well for the success of this season’s crop. In preparation for the planting of another plot of hardwood saplings our crews use posts to create straight lines and to mark…

Five Reasons You Should Go to Nicaragua Right Now

After decades of political turbulence, Nicaragua is finally safe and open for business. Filled with undisturbed beaches, sleepy surf towns, and eco-conscious hotels, the country has invested in travel-friendly infrastructure while keeping its local charm intact. Getting there is easier than ever—Delta is offering a new direct flight from Los…

Three Perfect Days: Nicaragua

The view of Nicaragua from the window of an airplane is stunning. The slopes of cloud-frosted volcanoes run thick with rainforests. Strips of golden sand stretch along the coasts. Impossibly green islands dot mammoth lakes. At ground level, this Central American nation offers a more immediate sense of its natural…

Where money grows on trees

GREEN-FINGERED folk who invested in British forests over the past decade did better, on average, than those who planted their cash in more obvious places, such as stocks and bonds. According to the IPD UK Annual Forestry Index, a sample of 133 commercial forests in Britain, forests returned 18.4% last…