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High Honors for ACG researcher Linda Fedigan

A belated congratulations to long-time ACG researcher Linda Fedigan who was inducted into the Order of Canada in June of 2016. Dr. Fedigan’s research into the white-faced capuchin monkey (Cebus capucinus) is one of the ACG’s longest running and most … Continue reading

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Hurricane Otto Followup

According to IACG’s informants, the ACG seems to have escaped Hurricane Otto relatively unscathed. Roger Blanco writes: There really wasn’t any impact on ACG infrastructure, with the exception of some trees fallen across different roads and trails. We have been … Continue reading

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Tropical Storm Otto

As you may be aware, tropical storm Otto is expected to make landfall in Costa Rica, potentially as a hurricane. The projected trajectory is along the Costa Rica Nicaraguan border. At the very least ACG can expect heavy rain over … Continue reading

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Santa Rosa Supersite in the Tico Times

The Tico Times has a profile of ACG researcher Arturo Sánchez-Azofeifa and his Santa Rosa based TDF monitoring projects

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Researcher Input Requested – New Nature Trail

IACG sent around this email on behalf of the Ecotourism program. We are posting it here as well to try to reach as many people as possible. If you have research activities near the existing trails, this could affect you, … Continue reading

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Report on construction of allometric functions for Costa Rican forests

At the link find the report: Construcción de Funciones Alométricas para Cos ta Rica en el Contexto del Proyecto de Protección Ambiental a través de la Protección d e los Bosques de Centro América (Informe final) by Dr. William Fonseca … Continue reading

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New soil maps and soil app for Costa Rica

I missed this until now, but this is probably relevant to many ACG researchers. The CIA (Center for Agronomic Research) of the University of Costa Rica released a new soil map in 2013 and have updated the map in 2016. … Continue reading

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ACG aerial photo preview

Those of you who are familiar with the InvestigadoresACG project know that one of our long-term goals is to create a repository of ACG knowledge that benefits all of our user communities. We decided to start with a set of … Continue reading

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ACG Parataxonomists in Global Context

A recent article in Conservation Biology considers the ACG parataxonomist program in the context of similar parataxonomist and paraecologist programs in India, Papua New Guinea, and southern Africa. Citizen science has been gaining momentum in the United States and Europe, … Continue reading

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Universal Access to the Sendero Natural

Congratulations are in order for the Programa de Ecoturismo of the ACG, who inaugurated the renovated sendero natural as a universal access trail this past Friday. The new trail is wheelchair accessible and has audio listening stations. Take a video … Continue reading

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