Belize Represented During COP23

Posted by on Nov 20, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Climate change has been felt by many as extreme weather events have already devastated many Caribbean nations this year. It is more important than ever that globally, nations are working together to combat global warming. Belize was no stranger to these discussions as last week concluded the 23rd annual “conference of the parties” (COP) under the […]

Meet Lauren, Hicatee Hero

Posted by on Sep 21, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Lauren is BFREE Executive Director, Jacob Marlin’s niece. Last year, Lauren first learned of BFREE’s work to save the critically endangered hicatee turtle.  She immediately became a passionate advocate on their behalf, donating all of the change in her piggy bank. This summer, Lauren traveled to Belize along with her family to visit her uncle […]

Summer Intern Spotlight: Parr McQueen

Parr McQueen, an undergraduate student at the University of Richmond traveled to Belize with BFREE earlier this year along with thirteen other classmates. The Field Course led by Dr. Amy Treonis and Dr. Kristine Grayson was focused on using experiential field methods to learn how scientists study the natural world. Inspired by his trip and what […]

2017 BFREE Field Courses

BFREE 2017 Field Course Season wraps up this month with 172 students and instructors visiting the Field Station from as far as Scotland and Alaska. Eleven courses in total, including two junior colleges and one primary school from Belize, all traveled to our small slice of paradise off the Southern Highway. BFREE field courses are each […]

A Day at Lime Caye

Posted by on Dec 30, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Lime Caye is an exciting destination and snorkeling here is probably one of the most adventurous parts of your journey. While every student going to Lime Caye looks forward to the snorkeling, the little island has so much more to offer. Your days at Lime Caye are going to be full of adventure, wild life […]

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Happy 50th Birthday, Jacob!

Posted by on Aug 31, 2016 in Blog, Uncategorized | One Comment
Jacob Marlin is a person driven by his passion for a calling. At an early, this calling drew him outside into the parks, waterways, and wild areas of his hometown, Washington, DC. He would spend days, nights, and weekends riding his bike, lifting rocks, searching for snakes and other wildlife in places most people avoid. […]

Chocolate and Beer Tasting with BFREE

Posted by on Jun 22, 2016 in Blog, Uncategorized | No Comments
Over 100 supporters joined BFREE on April 21st to help us put the FUN in fundraiser. BFREE hosted “BIRDS, CHOCOLATE & FORESTS: CONSERVATION EFFORTS CONNECTING THE US TO CENTRAL AMERICA,”  in Gainesville, Florida, the home of the US for BFREE office. The event took place at First Magnitude, one of the most loved craft breweries […]

Dr. Stewart Skeate Awarded Grant to Develop Research at BFREE

Posted by on Dec 15, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments
We are pleased to announce that Dr. Stewart Skeate of Lees-McRae College was recently awarded the Whalen Master Teacher Grant to develop a research project at BFREE. Dr. Skeate has been bringing groups on field courses to Belize for the past eight years and in 2015 became a member of BFREE’s education committee. The committee […]
Protected: Day One at BFREE

Protected: Day One at BFREE

Posted by on Dec 4, 2012 in Uncategorized | No Comments
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