Updates from the Field: March 2016

Please make sure to follow our website and Facebook to keep up to date with the newest Updates from the Field each week! March 2016 So it's been a little while, which we apologize for! We've been busy with welcoming interns and staff transitions, but we're back! Learn all about our new Science and Intern Manager on our Management

Updates from the Field: Feb. 7-13

Please make sure to follow our website and Facebook to keep up to date with the newest Updates from the Field each week! February 7-13, 2016 1. Tropical Bird Feeder in action:  After several trial runs with fruit and nectar feeders set up in various places,  we have initiated a new pilot study at the Bamboo House—a tropical bird feeder

Updates from the Field: Jan. 31-Feb. 6

Please make sure to follow our website and Facebook to keep up to date with the newest Updates from the Field each week! January 31-February 6, 2016 1. Small rare jewel? All of the hummingbirds that grace the Jama-Coaque with their presence are appreciated, but we may have had a recent sighting of a Little Woodstar (Chaetocercus bombus).  According

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

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

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