Isla de Mona Reforestation – PR

Description

Puerto Rico Reconstruction Administration forestry division efforts included reforestation work on Isla de Mona during the 1930s. Dept. of the Interior report:

Mona Island—lying in the Mona passage separating Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic—some 25 square miles in extent, formerly rich in tropical timber, and virtually a deserted island, with two cave-dwelling families and three lighthouse keepers as its sole inhabitants, is now being reforested.

Source notes

"Annual Report of the Department of the Interior"; U.S. Government Printing Office, 1937 (pg. 336)
http://books.google.com/books?id=s8MgAQAAIAAJ

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on April 19, 2017.

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Location Info


Isla de Mona, PR

Coordinates: 18.1, -67.9

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