Vol 6.2

FEBRUARY 2018 NEWSLETTER:

This month we present two stories about how palms and the Roman Catholic religion intermingle. Both stories are about the use of palms during Holy Week. In addition, we provide a glimpse of harvesting fruits on tall palms (Euterpe spp.) and information about the planned post Biennial trips.

2018 Post-Biennial Trips: Colombia

2018 IPS Biennial committee team has arranged additional trips. Last month we showed you the Pre-Biennial Trips, now we bring the Post-Biennial offers. For more information, you can go to the website of the tour operator and see the details.

The Pre-/Post-Biennial tours are organized by TREE (Tropical Research Ecological Exchange) Institute International. http://www.cubajourneys.org/ips-post.html 

“Tour Availability / Pricing: Each tour has a maximum availability. Book early to ensure your space! ”

Right: Drinks, ice creams, and sauces can be made from Mauritia
flexuosa fruits (Moriche/Aguaje). Typical in Los Llanos region in Colombia. Photo by Marco Verch (CC BY 2.0).

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