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Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Help our forest

Plant trees while you trek...

The forest in this region, like many areas around the world, is threatened by numerous dangers - including farming, illegal logging, erosion, drought, illegal burning, construction. The government has protected many areas, but enforcement is difficult to manage on a wide scale. One of the ways we can help, you can help, is to replenish the trees near our trekking routes.

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Using the simple method of firing a traditional catapult, balls of dirt mixed with local seeds are scattered along the trail. We pay villagers to make the seedballs, and sell them by the bag - the bags are made by recycling rice sacks, cutting the top half and adding a shoulder sling, and are also bought locally.

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This option is only available for the 1 Day Trek programmes.

If you would like to add this option to your programme, please choose it in the enquiry form.

Fee: 500฿ per set

Set includes:

  • 1 x catapult
  • 1 x sack bag
  • 30 x seedballs