Panama

Solarte Ecological Reserve


This reserve is located on the island of Solarte, in Bocas del Toro Province. It is approximately 15 minutes by boat from the main island of Colon in the Archipelago of Bocas del Toro, Panama. Solarte is a 150 acre private reserve and argoforestry project which is managed by the Sustainable Land Stewardship International Institute. According to the institute, argoforestry is "an intensive land management system that optimizes the benefits from the biological interactions created when trees and/or shrubs are deliberately combined with crops and/or animals". This institute offers a graduate studies program, several internship and volunteer opportunities through their Panama Volunteer Program.