Subject Thanks, Re: brainstorming re: 40 acre property in Belize
From Pat Coyle


Thanks Zack.

I will follow up on the suggestions. I really appreciate the referrals.

I'll keep you posted.

Thanks again,

At 11:56 AM 12/1/2005, you wrote:
>Hey Pat,
> Interesting ideas... I have some people in mind that you might be
>interested, specifically in relation to the timber industry that was
>mentioned in the email reply below. I have a friend (also a member
>of the Sustainable Solutions Caravan) Evan Goldstein who is beginning
>to buy deforested land through an NGO, funding this through investors
>interested in the potential for tree harvesting, with the plan that
>initial tree harvest profits will be used to convert the land to
>preserve land after the land has been paid off and is reforested
>through the planned polyculture tree farming operations. Also, as
>you may have heard in my presentation, there is considerable
>experience in educational eco-tourism through the folks at Punta Mona
>(on the SouthEast? caribbean coast of Costa Rica), and some other
>folks at Las Canadas, in the Huatusco cloud forest region of Mexico.
>Both of these institutions would be potential resources for you to
>draw from. Punta Mona, and it's founder, Stephen Brooks can be
>contacted through the website at . Also,
>is beginning to set up a network of like minded projects and
>individuals throughout mexico and central america, and could provide
>you with some resources. Hope these links help... I'd be glad to
>talk more if you so desire.
>On Nov 30, 2005, at 3:55 PM, Pat Coyle wrote:
>>I just left you a phone message and said I would follow up with
>>this email.
>>I caught your Sustainable Solutions Caravan talk back in April and
>>have meant to touch base ever since then.
>>You may be interested in a proposal I am working on to invite
>>collaboration for the planning, design, and implementation of a
>>field station for educational, demonstration, and operation of best-
>>in-class sustainable development based on the 40 acre Belize
>>property I own.
>>Information about it is at:
>>I was both encouraged and humbled by the following reply from
>>Edilberto Romero, Executive Director, Programme for Belize.
>>I'd like to see if there is a way to team with you or draw on your

patcoyle Tue, 01/31/2006 - 12:43