News from the Field - Nancite 2018
Sloth mom and baby
Check out our latest video - wildlife biologist Natalie Sanchez at work!
Pablo Elizondo holds a rare White Hawk captured in a mist net near Estacion Pittilla.
Working in both Caribbean-side rainforests and Pacific-side tropical dry forest ecosystems, GDFCF researchers and partners from the Costa Rica Bird Observatory (CRBO) recently completed several days of fieldwork in ACG.
Dr. Alex Smith, an associate professor in the Department of Integrative Biology at the University of Guelph, Canada, is the newest addition to the GDFCF Board of Directors, joining in January 2018.
A "malaise trap" in Sector Mundo Nuevo of ACG that is set back from the road in order to measure changes in insect biodiversity from new geothermal energy development.
Shedd Aquarium and the Guanacaste Dry Forest Conservation Fund
Invite you to a special evening presentation by tropical biologist
Dr. Daniel Janzen
Thursday, Sept 21, 2017 at 7:00 PM, Shedd Aquarium
Dan Janzen, Ph.D, and his wife Winnie Hallwachs, Ph.D, have been partners in one of the most globally significant experiments in tropical biodiversity restoration and conservation in Area de Conservacion Guanacaste (ACG) in northwest Costa Rica. Dr. Janzen will discuss his 45 years of work in Costa Rica, how a large and complex tropical national park can be “biodiversity developed” and why this matters to the rest of the world. (rsvp's appreciateed to Eric Palola at email@example.com) Event parking available at the Shedd.
Full house at Janzen UCR talk
We are so very appreciative of those who have helped us in 2016 in our ongoing mission to support the biodiversity survival of Area de Conservacion Guanacaste (ACG)...
The thirty four terrestrial parataxonomists and two marine parataxonomists have been steadily building the library of biodiversity knowledge...
In late September an interdisciplinary team came to ACG’s Sector Marino to collect and analyze the results of nine underwater biomonitoring devices...
GDFCF has begun a monitoring program of neotropical migrant species at several locations around ACG...
We’ve had another busy year at GDFCF in our mission to support complex biodiversity survival in the wildlands of Area de Conservacion Guanacaste (ACG).
Rare footage of a jaguar making his evening rounds on the coastline of ACG...
This is the only puma visit caught on our trail camera behind our house in the Sector Santa Rosa administration area this year...
A visit to ACG answers some of Jonathan Franzen’s questions.
A cross-section of Costa Rica’s marine conservation and scientific community gathers in Cuajiniquil.
“El Nino” produces driest conditions in decades.
A rare puma discovery
GDFCF and biodiversity conservation in Costa Rica lost a great friend and visionary.
We are thrilled to announce that Dan Janzen and INBio have been awarded the very prestigious Blue Planet international prize for 2014....
25th Anniversary Lecture Series, INBio (Instituto Nacional de Biodiversidad) of Costa Rica
Biodiversity Development: The Path to Conservation of a Complex Tropical Wild Land
BOLD: The Art of DNA Barcoding
Oct 12, 2012 - Feb 18, 2013
Parataxonomists construct their "internet cafe" in the rain forest near Estacion Quica
The San Diego Natural History Museum recently concluded a show in spring of 2013...
While tourism is undoubtedly Costa Rica's number one source of GDP...
A set of small cameras with impressive zooms is on its way to Los Trogones bird club...
The night the invaders came, bearing whole wheat spaghetti.