Posts tagged with 'pitch lake'
20 July 2015 by Paula
This is the second blog in the series from Joanna Ostapkowicz, curator of the Americas collection at World Museum.
“Day 1: Cocoa, mango and the generous Trini spirit: Herbarium collecting in Eastern Trinidad
Overcast days are a blessing when fieldworking in Trinidad – and indeed any part of the Caribbean: the heat and humidity can knock even the locals back. Read more…
17 July 2015 by Paula
Joanna Ostapkowicz, curator of the Americas collections for World Museum, reports from Trinidad, where she is working on a research project:
“The 4×4 rattled down the dirt road surrounded by the lush vegetation of Tamana, Eastern Trinidad, coming to a stop when forestry officer Harris Soukiel gave the word that one of ‘our’ trees had been sighted: Andira sp. (common name: Angelin). Read more…