Oecologia article considers the winter ecology of Wood Thrushes

Posted by on Jul 1, 2015 in Bird Conservation, News | No Comments
Emily McKinnon, bird biologist and Research Affiliate in the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Manitoba, conducted a significant portion of her doctoral field research at the BFREE field station. In her May 27 blog post, “Jungle life is not always easy for Wood Thrushes,”  McKinnon summarized her research and announced the resulting Oecologia article. […]

Turtle Survival Alliance blog post features Belize

Posted by on Apr 26, 2015 in Blog | No Comments
The Turtle Survival Alliance (TSA) recently featured a blog post describing their February visit to the Hicatee Conservation and Research Center (HCRC) at BFREE. Check it out below! TSA Deploys Team to Belize by Heather Lowe The TSA assembled a team recently to travel to Belize to begin implementation of two grants designed to improve […]

ARCH 3900: Study Abroad to Belize

Posted by on Mar 26, 2015 in Blog | No Comments
Four architecture students from the New York City College Of Technology (NYCCT) use a blog to share their experiences during their study abroad in Belize. They learn new form of architectural techniques, enjoy delicious Belizean cuisine, explore the rainforest, ancient ruins and the reef, and make a lifetime of memories.  http://archbelize2015.blogspot.com/  Danielle Zender, Baljinder Kaur, Patricia Paredes, and Walkiria Cabrera […]

Conference News

Posted by on Aug 12, 2014 in Blog | No Comments
Sofia Marlin and Elijah Eyerly represented BFREE at the League of Environmental Education in Florida (LEEF) conference in late March. LEEF is committed to educating Florida’s citizens about environmental issues. LEEF provides a network for awareness, communication and growth about Florida’s natural environment. During the conference in Ocala National Forest, Sofia and Elijah shared information […]

May and June 2014 Field Courses

Posted by on Aug 12, 2014 in Blog | No Comments
It’s hard to believe that another field season has come and gone! This season wrapped up in May and June with fantastic returning courses and a brand new teachers’ institute. Groups enjoyed hikes through the rainforest, family homestays in Maya communities, evening adventures at the Belize Zoo, tasting tours of the Spice Farm, snorkeling in […]

USFWS feature BFREE Pen Pal collaboration on their blog

Posted by on Aug 4, 2014 in Bird Conservation, Blog | No Comments
After a visit to Belize this spring, Molly Sperduto of the US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) and Heather Barrett of BFREE helped establish pen pal relationships between a primary school in Golden Stream, Belize and another in Canterbury, New Hampshire, USA. Recently, a blog article on the USFWS website was recently posted that describes […]

NYCCT – Study Abroad blog

Posted by on Feb 23, 2014 in News | No Comments
New York City College of Technology (NYCCT) student, Tasnuva Ahmed, created a blog (Study Abroad – Belize) of her 10-day field course with BFREE in January 2014.  Traveling with 4 other architecture students and her professor, Lia Dikigoropoulou, Tasnuva documented all aspects of the group’s experience in Belize with photo and video.

Support BFREE’s outreach programs on Giving Tuesday

Posted by on Dec 2, 2013 in Education | No Comments
#GivingTuesday started last year as a charitable answer to the retail shopping days of Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday. This year, BFREE would like you to consider donating to our outreach education programs to schools in communities surrounding BFREE and the Bladen Nature Reserve. Since 2007, BFREE has offered outreach programs to […]

A Bird-Friendly Chocolate Forest in the Making

Posted by on Oct 11, 2013 in Blog | No Comments
Workshop for local farmers and day laborers focused on local agroforestry and restoration by preparing forest and farm areas for planting cacao saplings.

BFREE – In Print

Posted by on Oct 11, 2013 in Blog | No Comments
A necessary part of conservation work is getting the word out. Here are some of the highlights.