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El Pedregal
El Pedregal
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Camino a Bañado Nogueira 008, Rivera, Rivera, UY
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Cold Temperate

Chiel van der Voort David Rodriguez Florian Desbois Fred Connelly Kyandaka Ulrich Mark Olsen Martín Somma Paloma Correa Peter Mican Willian Lucena
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El Pedregal

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El Pedregal is a 9 ha permaculture project in its first stages of development. The main focus of the project is in food forests based on native species.

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El pedregal is sited in Rivera, Uruguay, about 15 km of the Brazilian border. The area of the project is 9 ha, which includes a small hill with a flat top, characteristic of Uruguayan northern topography. Originally there was a native forest, which will remain untouched. So far, about 1000 trees have been planted, most of which are native species. The idea is to develop food forests, and once they are stablished, start sharing the experience through an educational program.


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