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Updates from the Field: Jan. 24-30

Please make sure to follow our website and Facebook to keep up to date with the newest Updates from the Field each week! January 24-30, 2016   1. Water system takes teamwork: Heavy rains disrupted the functioning of the reserve's spring-box and sand filter water system recently, yielding the ironic situation of a (purified) water shortage right after a deluge

Updates from the Field: Jan. 10-16

January 10-16, 2016   Rose-Faced Parrots!  Thursday's hike had two themes—learning some native plants with Park Ranger Marquez and checking our camera traps.  We were ecstatic to spot three Rose-Faced Parrots (Pyrilia pulchra), a species we've been on the lookout for but hadn't seen in months. We know it isn't a great photo, but those suckers

Updates from the Field: Jan. 3-9, 2016

Please make sure to follow our website and Facebook to keep up to date with the newest Updates from the Field each week! January 3-9, 2016 Happy New Year! Our staff have returned to the Jama-Coaque Reserve, and are jumping to fill you in on the happenings! 1. The latest interns have arrived! We're excited to be launching our

Updates from the Field: Nov. 29-Dec. 5

Please make sure to follow our website and Facebook to keep up to date with the newest Updates from the Field each week! November 29-December 5, 2015 1. Coatis on Camera! : We are so excited to finally be able to test out our new camera traps! With the assistance of our ever-resourceful Head Ranger Marquez, we set up two platforms

Updates from the Field: Nov. 22-28

Please make sure to follow our website and Facebook to keep up to date with the newest Updates from the Field each week! November 22-28, 2015   A Shropshire's puffing snake (Pseustes shropshirei) climbs a papaya tree within the production zone at the Jama-Coaque Reserve. 1. JCR welcomes visiting primatologist: The Reserve recently hosted Laura Cervera, a primatologist

“Racing Extinction” Debuts Tonight on the Discovery Channel

Tonight is the debut of "Racing Extinction" on the Discovery Channel, a documentary by Louie Psihoyos that is set to become the most watched documentary in history! Why is this big for Third Millennium Alliance and the Jama-Coaque Reserve? Because this film was made carbon neutral by the crew choosing to support the conservation and

New Conservation Drone Photos

We've just posted a new photos album with photos taken from our very own conservation drone to our website. You can check out some of the spectacular views of the Jama-Coaque Reserve from the air by checking out the photo album here: http://tmalliance.org/gallery/conservation-drone-photos/

Updates from the Field: Nov. 16-21, 2015

Please make sure to follow our website and Facebook to keep up to date with the newest Updates from the Field each week! November 16-21, 2015  1. Congrats to the latest “crop” of PDC graduates! Interns Mary and Lisa are now holders of Permaculture Design Certificates, having participated in a two-­week theoretical and practical course. The knowledge and perspective they've gained will

Updates from the Field: Nov. 9-15

Please make sure to follow our website and Facebook to keep up to date with the newest Updates from the Field each week! November 9-15, 2015 1. Bill Splitlip the Howler monkey prowls again! Although many of the howler monkeys are quite difficult to tell apart, given their uniform black coats with rust-colored fringes or “mantles”, a few do

Updates from the Field: Nov. 2-9, 2015

Please make sure to follow our website and Facebook to keep up to date with the newest Updates from the Field each week! November 2-9, 2015 Oropendolas--­­elusive clowns: In recent weeks we have seen and heard flocks of Chestnut­headed Oropendolas, both on trails in the cloud forest and even right across the valley from the Bamboo House. Although these birds are

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