We are pleased to announce that Plant People Planet and the New Phytologist Foundation publish a new video, explaining the DRYFLOR protocol for long-term forest plots. The video highlights our article: ‘Expanding tropical forest monitoring into Dry Forests: The DRYFLOR protocol for permanent plots’ that was choose as a cover of the special issue. DRYFLOR protocol is a necessary tool for forest ecology and conservation. In English here: video
The emphasis of the meeting was on DRYFLOR data analysis, publications and efforts in conservation. The meeting was followed with short field trip to Parque Nacional Cavernas do Peruaçu.
The strategy can be accessed under link:
Pedro has agreed to help with the Caribbean region for the DRYFLOR Network and we are very grateful to him for this.
All the participants emphasized their excitement about the DRYFLOR project as a means of improving knowledge of dry forests and promoting their conservation, and expressed hopes that the project might be a start for wider and longer-term initiatives.We would like to thank Karina Banda, Gina Rodriguez and other members of the Fundación Ecosistemas Secos for their excellent organization and great hospitality.