Upcoming BFREE Events Abroad

Posted by on May 23, 2013 in News | No Comments
Rob Klinger, Heather Barrett and Jamie Rotenberg will be presenting at Biology Conservation events this summer.

Resource Management Symposium in Belize

Posted by on May 23, 2013 in News | No Comments
BFREE participated in the 7th Annual Resource Management Symposium in Belize by giving a presentation on harpy eagles with William Garcia as presenter.

A Rodent’s Role in Seed Dispersal

Posted by on May 21, 2013 in News | No Comments
Long-time BFREE board member and US Geological Survey Ecologist, Rob Klinger, is an invited speaker for the 50th Anniversary meeting for the Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation meeting in San Jose, Costa Rica during late June. Below find the abstract for Rob’s presentation. “Community Effects Of Variation In Strength Of Seed Dispersal And Seed […]

BFREE’s Cacao Nursery and Reforestation Project Featured on USFWS Blog

Posted by on Apr 16, 2013 in News | One Comment
BFREE’s cacao nursery and reforestation project was featured on the US Fish and Wildlife Services blog.

Tracking BFREE’s Migratory Songbirds

Posted by on Mar 26, 2013 in News | 2 Comments
Geolocators passively track the locations of small birds each day, allowing scientists to document for the first time the migratory behavior of songbirds.

Creature Feature: Bio-Luminescing Fungus

Posted by on Mar 26, 2013 in News | 2 Comments
BFREE Biologist Dan Dourson on a rare sight, the fruiting bodies (mushroom) of a bio-luminescing fungus species!

Birdathon Belize

Posted by on Mar 26, 2013 in News | No Comments
Birds of Belize author, H. Lee Jones, and birding team participated in Birdathon Belize – a competition/fundraiser for the Belize Raptor Research Institute.

Grafting Cacao

Posted by on Mar 26, 2013 in News | One Comment
Belcampo helps BFREE graft Crillio bud wood on Trinitario rootstock cacao to grow trees to be more disease resistant, higher producing and better tasting.

New Species of Plant Named for BFREE Co-Founders, the Marlins

Posted by on Mar 5, 2013 in News | 2 Comments
The Marlins have a new plant species named in their honor! In the current issue of Kew Bulletin, co-authors (Wesley Knapp and Wayt Thomas) and I pay tribute to the Marlins and their accomplishments by naming Rhynchospora marliniana. We felt it especially appropriate to honor the Marlins and their contributions by naming a species that […]