News + Stories

Volunteers and Visitors / 26.08.2014

By Jatin D. My family was given the opportunity to visit Osa Conservation in Costa Rica by one of my mother’s former students. At first we didn’t really know what to expect. We flew to the Piro Biological Station from San Jose in a very small plane that made me very nervous at first; the first of our unique experiences before we even arrived at the research center. While we were driving towards the research center, we saw our first wild animal, a mammal running across the bushes adjacent to...

Environmental Education, Land Conservation and Forest Restoration, Science and Research / 19.08.2014

This blog piece was taken and translated directly from Osa Conservation's Wetland Program Coordinator, Andres Jimenez, and his very own personal blog. *** While I wait here for the fog on my camera to evaporate, and while the few clean clothes I have left are drying, and while none of my shoes are fully covered in mud, here I am dedicating myself to editing photos and writing this blog! Little did I imagine (although one always has hopes) that on a rainy night…wait…let me correct myself - during the deluge,...

Community Outreach, Environmental Education, Marine Conservation, Sea Turtles / 04.08.2014

Written by: Pilar Bernal Edited & Translated by: Florencia Franzini On the 28th of July we received a visit at Piro Biological Station from 9 educators who are currently working throughout the Osa Peninsula and the Golfito region. [caption id="attachment_6829" align="alignleft" width="300"] A photo of the workshop participants and Osa staff.[/caption] Thanks to the help and directive from SEE Turtles, we managed to organize an successful and informative educational workshop on marine sea turtle conservation. During the day professors learned about sea turtle species biology, while also learning techniques to help motivate their students and...

Uncategorized / 04.08.2014

Escrito por: Pilar Bernal Editado por: Florencia Franzini El pasado 28 de Julio, recibimos en la estación Biológica Piro a 9 profesores de centros educativos de la Península de Osa y Golfito. [caption id="attachment_6829" align="alignleft" width="300"] Foto de los participantes en el taller de educación.[/caption] Gracias a la subvención y dirección de SEE Turtles organizamos un taller de educación para conservación de tortugas marinas. Durante el día, los profesores además de aprender sobre la biología y la conservación de estas especies, conocieron técnicas de enseñanza para motivar a los estudiantes y lograr un aprendizaje...