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Tropical Agronomist

Cuba Birds

October 2 – 7th I had the opportunity to visit Cuba with a team from ECHO. We were hosted by the United Methodist Church of Cuba and had an excellent experience. The purpose was to visit several sites and learn … Continue reading

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Fertilizer Trees

No, fertilizer as we normally think of it doesn’t grow on trees! But agroforesters and other agriculturalists are using this term for any tree that helps improve the quality of soil. One great example┬áis the Apple ring acacia (Faidherbia albida). … Continue reading

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Just a few pictures

How about a few pictures from the last half of 2016 until now? Click on any photo for a larger version.

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Summer 2016

The main event of this summer was a cross-country move for our son and family to Boston for seminary. We started in Abbotsford, British Columbia (near Vancouver) [click on photos to enlarge] We crossed the Cascades, the Rockies and the … Continue reading

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This and that from March to June

Bob date 24132 I only had my cell phone with me while birding so flowers instead of birds ­čÖé Connect Week I have been in Peachtree City, Georgia this week at AIM’s US headquarters. Ellen arrived back from Kenya on … Continue reading

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Death and Birth

My 88 year old mother-in-law passed away on Sunday, March 6th after a long decline. Although her passing was expected it is still hard for Ellen, her sisters and especially my father-in-law Bob Wheeler. They had been married for 65 … Continue reading

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