New Species of Rare Land Snail Officially Described from Belize!

Posted by on Apr 14, 2014 in News | One Comment
Land snail Eucalodium belizensis found in the Maya Mountains of Belize was formally given scientific description by Dan Dourson and Fred Thompson.

A Rapid Multi-Taxa Assessment of “Oak Ridge”

Posted by on Apr 14, 2014 in News | No Comments
In March of 2012, an expedition team took a snapshot of the vegetation, bat and land snail diversity in the moisture-laden forests of the highest elevations in the Maya Mountains (Bladen Nature Reserve).

Recent Field Courses at BFREE + Testimonials

Posted by on Apr 14, 2014 in News | No Comments
Recent field courses and testimonials round out a fantastic 2014 field season.

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.

The Buildings Don’t Build Themselves

Posted by on Jan 3, 2014 in News | No Comments
In 2013 Jacob Marlin, Marcelino Pop and staff worked together on the construction of composting toilets and cabins.

New Facilities at BFREE

Posted by on Jan 3, 2014 in News | No Comments
In 2013 construction began for a new researcher compound which will ultimately include 3 cabins, a composting toilet and a hot/cold shower.

Developing a “Cool Spot” for BFREE

Posted by on Jan 3, 2014 in News | One Comment
Guests have always requested a store to be a fixed feature at the field station. With help from students, we’re working to make the “cool spot” a reality.

Notes from the Field Spring 2013

Posted by on May 28, 2013 in News | No Comments
New partnerships, bold new field courses and new additions to the BFREE experience along with annual/biannual courses punctuate BFREE’s 2013 field season.

BFREE Avian Technician Receives Prestigious Internship

Posted by on May 24, 2013 in News | No Comments
BFREE avian technician, Gato Pop, receives internship at Klamath Bird Observatory in Oregon for international bird banding.

Creature Feature: Oropendola

Posted by on May 23, 2013 in News | 2 Comments
The Oropendola is found in the Bladen Nature Reserve in Belize and at the BFREE field station along with over 350 species of other birds.