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Jose Angel Calvo Obando

Jose Angel Calvo Obando

One year ago, Jose Angel Calvo Obando died in an accident. The Area de Conservacion Guanacaste lost a dedicated ranger and environmental educator, Pitilla station lost a loyal caretaker and us working there lost a good friend. Jose was quiet and a good observer, not only of birds and other forest animals but also of people. He thoroughly enjoyed living in the forest and considered the stations his home. He was good with horses and an excellent cook. He could…

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Pitilla on Youtube

Pitilla on Youtube

Check out these wonderful videos featuring our Costa Rican friends and colleagues explaining the Area de Conservacion Guanacaste! I can especially recommend iACG (Roger and Petrona), Parataxónomos y Parataxónomas (Cali, Petrona and Freddy in Pitilla!) and Programa de Sectores (Javier, Biporro and Nuriega).

MiteMaster

MiteMaster

Congratulations to Genn! After counting 29,000 and something mites over the last two years she successfully defended her Master thesis this week. She is now the new (and possible only) Master of Mites! Well done, we are so proud of you.