Projects

Many or most Amazonian hardwood trees contain some kind of chemical defenses against their most common predators: fungi and bacteria, moisture and termites.  The best timbers are those that resist decay in its many forms,...
Growing crops with trees—and growing trees as crops Every year, Camino Verde plants over 1000 trees with farmers in our area.  Our partners come from three communities along the Tambopata River and choose the tree...
Our Living Seed Bank is an effort to collect, catalog, and grow as many different important Amazonian tree species as possible.  The Botanical Garden is a part of the Living Seed Bank that focuses on ornamental species and...
Camino Verde partners with businesses, organizations, and individuals to offset carbon footprints (CO2 emissions) through reforestation and other methods.  We develop unique, innovative programs in direct collaboration with...
The conservation of intact ecosystems is one of the most meaningful investments we can make in our children’s future.  Our reforestation efforts aim to restore cleared forests and help farmers avoid more deforestation...
Our Living Seed Bank is an effort to collect, catalog, and grow as many different important Amazonian tree species as possible.  Of vital importance to this collection are the over 70 species of trees planted to date that...
Seed banks are genetic stockpiles that safeguard the future of important plants by preserving and reproducing their seeds.  Camino Verde's Living Seed Bank goes a step further, by planting and protecting living trees...
In keeping with our mission to protect indigenous rights, autonomy, and wisdom, Camino Verde carries out programs intended to preserve and document the vast knowledge and experience of the indigenous peoples of the Amazon and...