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Trinidad & Tobago Permaculture Institute
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6 St. Ann's Avenue, , Port of Spain, TT
868 624 1341
Climate zone:
Wet/Dry Tropical

Alejandro Carrión André Rafinon Andrew Ogden Anne-Marie Rooks Cameron Dalton Clara Mota Elio José Sánchez Parra Geoff Lawton Hannes Dettmann Helder Valente Helena Tokarz Jonathan Ramsay Khulthum Russell Lark Ambris Laurie J Sykes LindaDorado LindaDorado Lynn DeVlieg Marie Jones Matka Satta Natasha Turner Nick Sikorski Paul Ciaramitaro Shiv DuBarry vicki blanchard Wilhelm Trujillo Probst
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Trinidad & Tobago Permaculture Institute

Project Type

Urban, Residential, Educational

Project Summary

A Permaculture teaching site, on the edge of the city, demonstrating zone 1-2 backyard garden and zone 3-5 regeneration of a fire climax, 5 acre dry forest site in the humid tropics, in the western foothills of the Northern Range, St. Ann's watershed, Trinidad & Tobago

Project Description

The site includes a residential lot, demonstrating rainwater harvesting, mandala garden, composting and a plant nursery. On the same property there is 4+ acres of what was a fire climax zone of bamboo, razor and bull grass bordering on a wilderness area of the Botanical Gardens. The topography of the site includes a ridge running north/south and a ravine that has water seasonally. I have been planting a wide variety of tropical fruit trees, palms and timber since 1994 and the plan is to harvest the bamboo to build a kitchen, classroom and cabins for interns and students starting this year.  


Fire Trace clearing Gayap

This annual dry season fire prevention exercise will happen on 23rd and 24th, April 2011

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