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Two Species Discoveries at Jama-Coaque Reserve!

We have very exciting news! Former intern David Burkart, who was with us in late summer 2012, has produced evidence of the existence two new frogs at JCR, which have not previously been known to occur in this area. The first, the Ecuadorian Blue Glass Frog (Cochranella mache), is extremely rare and listed as endangered, according to

A Fond Farewell, and a Warm Welcome!

Adios to Ben, Danielle, and their melons! 2013 has brought with it changes to our management staff! Sadly we bid adieu to Ben Bowman and Danielle Hayes, whose commitment and hard work we will forever be grateful for. We wish them luck and a safe journey as they embark on their bicycle trip

Winter 2013 Highlights

So what do you do up there? It’s a question we get often enough. This winter our interns were busy, working on a number of projects. Kristine was running around the reserve and neighboring properties, improving the methodology and rigor of our ongoing camera trap project. She also cared for the newest additions to

Pasture Converted to Forest

Community members, interns, and TMA staff reforesting the Finca Madera plot. TMA is proud to announce that we have begun our first agro-forestation project! Seventeen acres of land were purchased last year, and has been transformed from cattle pasture to tree haven. January 2013 saw the planting of 6500 native hardwood trees, including

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