On June 2nd, ADOPTA volunteers visited Camino de las Cruces National Park to assist in the planting of hundreds of new trees in an area previously overgrown with invasive grasses. More work needs to be done to keep the saplings from being choked out by the grasses, but in 5 years or so the area […]
ADOPTA volunteers attended Acampamos en el Parque 2018 at Municipal Summit Gardens and Zoo. ADOPTA had some new volunteers sign up and new trees Adopted.
Tonight on TVN Prime Time News learn about the importance of vultures with Adopta’s Guido and Chelina. They explain the ecological significance of these birds and how you can identify the vultures in your own backyard. View full video here.
ADOPTA’s volunteer biologist, Jorge Luis Garzon, talked about the life of hummingbirds on TVN Prime Time News. Watch the video to find out more about their life history and threats they face on a daily basis. View full video here
Tonight in Panama’s nightly news, ADOPTA’s volunteer biologist, Jorge Luis Garzon, will talk about the exciting world of Hummingbirds. Check out the preview here
Thank you to all the Park Rangers for their work and dedication in the conservation of the environment! A special thank to our very own rangers protecting Chucaní!
Students from State University of New York Cobleskill visited Chucantí for their Fisheries and Wildlife Feild Studies class. They learned about biodiversity and conservation of the tropical rainforest and the importance of the Chucantí Natural Reserve. They experienced this biodiversity first hand in Chucantí, finding and learning about lots of birds, snakes, insects and frogs! […]
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!