What: A biological reserve in Colombia with over 200 types of trees, 300 medicinal plants, natural wildlife zones and some man made habitat creation to help reproduce and maintain existence of some endangered species. Botanical gardens, extensive waterwork, earthwork, fruit trees, aquatic plants, tree houses, Permaculture, Sustainable methods, vermicomposting, water power and food and herbal gardening.
Where: Colombia – Paso del Mango , outside of Santa Marta in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta Mountains
Extensive Connected Water Work
Handmade Large Worm Container
Renewable Energy using Water Generated Power
Drinking Water: free for fill up, do not sell plastic water bottles
Aquaculture & Aquaponics
Currently not using Composting or other innovative human waste systems
Natural & Sustainable Building: Cob oven, Bamboo Structures
Plants and Trees:
Bio Diversity of Plants : over 300 medicinal plants. Plants by Reserva Biologica Caoba
Bio Diversity of Trees: over 200 species planted
Conservation of Creatures:
Native Habitat Creation
Endangered Species Breeding Programs
Currently not offering courses, aside from a tour of the property
Community & Social:
Social Impact, Fair living wages and Fair working conditions
Cultural & Historical Preservation
2 Bungalows, 2 Houses Style Rooms, 1 Tree House, 1 Dormitory
The tree house is the closest to thing to sustainable lodging as it also doubles as bat habitat.
For more information please visit there website www.reserva-biologica-caoba.com or search Reserva Biologica Caoba, Colombia.