Students from Virginia Commonwealth University had a successful trip to Panama where they banded and processed 69 Prothonotary Warblers for their Panama Avian Field Ecology class. First the students were taught how to set up mist nets to catch the birds. After a bird was caught, measurements such as weight, tarsus length, feather molt and […]
Radio 97.7 FM Program Patas y Pies hosted the Adopta crew on their afternoon radio show to talk about wildlife conservation. Erika Velásquez and Gerardo Gandsas interviewed Adopta’s executive director, Guido Berguido; director of science, Chelina; and volunteers, Jorge Garzon and Maggie Magliato about topics including roadkill, fireworks, and handling wildlife. Watch the Live Video […]
Botanists María Victoria Coppini and Federico Parrilli from Argentinian Carnivorous Plant Association visited Cerro Chucantí in search of carnivorous plants in the cloud forest. They are very excited about the interesting plants that they found, and are looking forward to return and study more!
Adopta volunteers put together a wonderful end of the year celebration for the youth and adults in the community of Rio Pavo. This was a great outreach event at a place so close to Chucantí. The town of Rio Pavo sits at the base of the Cerro Chucantí mountain, where the Chucanti Private Nature Reserve […]
Congratulations to Zarluis Miguel Mijango Ramo for his successful thesis defense about the unique flora of Cerro Chucantí!
Today is International Volunteer Day – a day created by the UN General Assembly. It is viewed as a unique chance for volunteers and organizations to celebrate their efforts, to share their values, and to promote their work among their communities, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), United Nations agencies, government authorities and the private sector. A special […]
The Adopta clan attended the “Avances del Plan de Acción Ambiental del Gobierno Nacional y Metas 2018” (Advances of National Environmental Action Plan & Goals for 2018) arranged by MiAMBIENTE Panamá. Emilio Sempris gave a speech talking about the environmental strides that have been made in the past year and the plans that MiAMBIENTE has for the 2018. He […]
On the road to Gamboa on the bus, Adopta volunteers saw a sloth in the road. The bus thankfully stopped and local biology student Anyuri Gonzalez ran to move the sloth quickly and safely across the road. Please be aware of animals crossing the street! Sloths are slow and can easily be moved. Just remember to […]
Thank you Ms. Jennifer Eastwood at Randolph Elementary School for choosing ADOPTA and Rainforest conservation as beneficiary of the RES World Market! Everyone can make a difference! Thank you to the teachers Austen Hecker, Erica Borges, Susan Vaughan, and Krystle Demas.
ADOPTA founder and director, Guido Berguido invites you to support Ricardo Moreno and the jaguars by voting for Fundación Yaguará Panamá in TVN’s Heroes of Panama competition. Vote here!