Leah Buikstra

Leah Buikstra, of Columbia, Maryland, adopted a chontilla tree, shown below. Her donation was then used to purchase 10 trees, 5 Caoba, 2 Fernandez-Sanchez, and 3 Cedar trees, all native species from the area.

The donation provided employment, for Gonzalo Lopez; his horse was rented to bring the trees up to the site of reforestation. A local cattle farmer, Gonzalo Lopez inquired about the project during the walk, which including a discussion about the importance of reforestation, key areas in his own farm to reforest, and the long term benefits of this and other eco-friendly practices.

Posted in Donation.