c4a12208 c32a 4be4 adc2 355bc26b9f28The theme this year is “Trees for the Earth”

Earth Day was first celebrated in the United States in 1970 and is organised by the Earth Day Network.  Its mission is to broaden and diversify the environmental movement worldwide and to mobilize it as the most effective vehicle to build a healthy, sustainable environment, address climate change, and protect the Earth for future generations.

0ceaefeb 3573 4c8f b311 31c98e5212d1Ibero-American Model Forest Network

CATIE’s Forest Landscape Management Chair, headed by Ronnie de Camino, also President of the Ibero-American Model Forest Network, is launching three new projects in 2016 to support forest landscape restoration (FLR) and management in Latin America, including in Model Forests.