The Society for Economic Botany

Fostering research and education on the past, present, and future uses of plants by people.

Field Trips


A number of field trips are being planned, details and prices to be confirmed

Field Trip 1

Blue and John Crow Mountains

  • Hollywell National Park guided trails

  • Blue mountain coffee plantation tour

  • Picnic lunch at 3,000 ft. with some of the most breathtaking views on the island
Field Trip 2

Port Royal & Palisadoes

  • Morning visit to the Palisadoes mangrove replanting project and exploration of sand dune ecology (including a number of endemic species)

  • Afternoon tour of UWI Life Science's Marine Laboratory

  • Fresh fish lunch in historic Port Royal
Filed Trip 3

Maroon Community & Castleton Botanical Garden

  • Morning - visit to Charles Town Maroon community with lunch and traditional herbal 'bush' tour

  • Afternoon - Castleton Botanical Garden
Field Trip 4

University of the West Indies guided tour
and visit to Hope Botanical Gardens

  • Morning - guided tour of the campus including the herbarium, botanical gardens, historic and cultural landmarks

  • Afternoon - guided tour of Hope Botanical Gardens & picnic lunch

  • Ideal for those who don't want to travel far