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1 month ago
Photos from Walkers Reserve Barbados's post

After a night of heavy rain from Kirk, our swales and retention ponds and contour plantings have held up well on these steep exposed slopes! Our response to adapting to bigger storms from climate ... See more

1 month ago
Tropical Permaculture Guidebook

coming out October 1st!

IT'S OFFICIAL!! We launch the complete guidebook - online English edition - and new website on Monday 1st October!!!

Not long to wait now, we're SUPER EXCITED!!!

1 month ago
Beach Clean Up 2018

Walkers partnered with Caribbean Youth Environment Network - Barbados and Future Centre Trust during Barbados' International Coastal Cleanup day. The group wasn’t very large- but we still managed ... See more

2 months ago
Walkers supports the Girls Industrial School

Once a month, Walkers Reserve partners with Slow Food Barbados and sends its staff into the surrounding community to help with school garden projects. In September, we went to the Girls Industrial ... See more

2 months ago
Photos from Walkers Reserve Barbados's post

Stabilizing one of our steep slopes with Kus Kus (vetiver) grass planted on contour with supporting swales and log berms where needed! #walkersreserve #quarryregeneration

2 months ago

Baby pineapples beginning to appear!

2 months ago

Testing out our compost tea sprayer today ! A great way to speed up our soil regeneration as well as coat our plants with beneficial microbes and nutrients

2 months ago

One way of moving potted Kus Kus (vetiver)up a steep slope

3 months ago
CBC News Barbados

A little bit of what we do at Walkers! https://www.facebook.com/CBCNews.bb/videos/2179120799035285/?fref=mentions

Sand mining isn't the only thing happening at the Walker's Quarry in St. Andrew of late.

In recent times, the quarry, which provides the majority of sand used in local construction, has also become ... See more

3 months ago
Tree planting at Walkers

We recently had two group of visiting students, one the cub scouts and the second from Royal Alexander & Albert School in the UK paired up with scouts of Barbados to come and plant some trees at ... See more

3 months ago

Something came in the mail that we are all excited to experiment with! #homebiogas2

4 months ago
Sand Hill (Extreme Slope Pattern)

The highest point in the quarry stands at 260ft above sea level. Because it is constantly battered by high salty winds, and because of the steep erosion-prone slopes, the regeneration of this area ... See more

4 months ago
School Visits

Local and International students tour Walkers Reserve

4 months ago
South Lake Food Forest (Permaculture Orchard Pattern)

Starting in 2015, the mined out site was regraded, a little mulch introduced, beans planted, a period of observation and then in Jan 2016 the eventual planting pattern evolved and was implemented. ... See more

4 months ago
Fauna at Walkers

A collection of photographs of all the creatures seen at walkers as the regeneration happens.

6 months ago
Photos from Walkers Reserve Barbados's post

Some photos from our recently completed Composting 101 course taught by Erle Rahaman-Noronha

The group of 30 enthusiastic participants left with heaps of knowledge in transforming kitchen scraps ... See more

6 months ago
Earth Day 2018

🌎 Happy Earth Day from Walkers Reserve! 🌍
Taking one day to express gratitude and appreciation for this beautiful planet we call home!
One People. One Planet.

Earth Day ... See more

7 months ago
Photos from Walkers Reserve Barbados's post

Walkers Reserve Bird Sightings:
Western Osprey (Pandion haliaetus)
Western Ospreys migrate from as far north as Nova Scotia, Canada to the Caribbean and sometimes even further to South America. ... See more

7 months ago
Photos from Walkers Reserve Barbados's post

Walkers Reserve Bird Sightings: Eurasian Spoonbill
This migratory bird stands around 3' high, and is all white except for it's dark legs and bill. Adults have a yellow breast patch somewhat like a ... See more

7 months ago
Photos from Walkers Reserve Barbados's post

Walkers Reserve Bird Sightings:
Common Moorhen (Gallinula chloropus)
Sometimes mistaken for the Caribbean Coot, the Moorhens have a bright red frontal shield with a yellow tip, while the Coot's bill ... See more

7 months ago
Photos from Walkers Reserve Barbados's post

Walkers Reserve Bird Sightings:
Masked Duck (Nomonyx dominicus)

A member of the stiff-tailed Oxyurini family, the Masked Duck is a relatively small, heavy-set duck. The male Masked Duck's sky blue ... See more

7 months ago
Photos from Walkers Reserve Barbados's post

Walkers Reserve Bird Sighting:
Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus)
A migratory bird, Peregrines are the largest species of falcon found in the Eastern Caribbean. Peregrine Falcons are ambush ... See more

7 months ago
Photos from Walkers Reserve Barbados's post

This week, we will be posting some of our winged friends that we have been lucky enough to share the site with.

Being the most easterly island of the Lesser Antilles, Barbados is an important ... See more

8 months ago
Photos from Walkers Reserve Barbados's post

Students from the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA)'s Organic Farming course visiting Walkers Reserve.
Ras Mike gave a breakdown of our compost tea brewer and the ... See more

8 months ago
Photos from Walkers Reserve Barbados's post

The final stage. Adding supers onto the trunk so that the bees have more space to expand into and store honey!

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