“Wings of Hope” lands on YouTube

Posted by on Aug 25, 2015 in Bird Conservation, Blog | One Comment
BFREE’s new film, Wings of Hope, was released on YouTube in August.  The 20-minute documentary chronicles the re-discovery of a population of wild Harpy Eagles in the Maya Mountains of southern Belize. The film showcases the history of the BFREE and University of North Carolina, Wilmington initiative born from this discovery – the Integrated Community-based Harpy Eagle and […]

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. […]

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 […]