The Samaan Grove Wetland System

About Tobago
and Maps of the Developments

Text by Indar W. Ramnarine
Maps provided by Kevin Kenny - Click to enlarge

The Republic of Trinidad and Tobago is located between 10°2' and 11°2' North Latitude and 60°30' and 61°50' West Longitude, just off the northeast coast of Venezuela, South America. Its climate is tropical, with an average temperature ranging from 21°C to 34°C (70°F to 93°F). There is a major dry season from late December to mid-May followed by a rainy season extending from late May to early December. The rainy season is interrupted in November by a short dry spell of mean duration two weeks and termed the petit careme. The rainfall will range from 1500mm to 3000mm (59 inches to 118 inches). Tobago occupies an area of 308 square kilometers (119 square miles) and there is a single mountain range called the Main Ridge which is the oldest forest reserve in the western world.

Map of southern Tobago showing the
Angostura properties >

Development map of the proposed Golden Grove and Buccoo Estates

How water flows through the constructed wetlands

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