Tag Archive for Peligre

Plant Pressing Party

Throughout the summer Bre and I have been collecting plant specimens from Bois Jolie and Morne Michel and pressing them at our house. This past week we began mounting these specimens and last night, after dinner, Bre and I got the last specimens glued down. They are now waiting to be labeled and sorted into… more →


In May, the flamboyant or flame tree (Delonix regia) ignites the canopy surrounding the Peligre reservoir in Haiti’s Central Plateau. The reservoir itself is as controversial as it is beautiful. Dammed in the late 1950’s to provide electricity to Port au Prince, the Artibonite river valley was flooded, forcing families from fertile bottom lands farms… more →