The management of forest is not simple work,
It’s made even
more difficult in tropical and subtropical regions where the diversity
of life takes many forms and a great variety of tree species can be
found in the same area accompanied by exuberant flora and fauna.
Nature is sensitive to human presence,
but when it is treated with respect, many of its resources will
continue to flow, much like fresh water from streams. We are not
strangers to the forest, in fact we consider ourselves part of it.
In the forests we manage, the tapir and the red brocket deer walk
alongside our foresters as they select and mark trees for future
harvesting. Foxes and agoutis share the roads with our trucks as they
carry recently-cut timber, and not far from where we turn logs into
beautiful materials for your home, the jaguar’s deep call can be heard
as it prowls the forest.
With the passing of time the forest recovers
for our work leaves no indelible mark on the
land. In fact, well-planned management
produces the necessary gaps that allow older trees
to give way to younger ones that wait below in their
To unload the pGMF's summary of La Chonta Woods Ltda.