Archive for May, 2012

A wealth of possibilities

Elizabeth Anne Brown and her father, Rodney, visiting LFRC

In search of the key to her future, or at least to broaden her horizons, Elizabeth Anne Brown and her father, Rodney spent Spring Break at LFRC to see, listen, and learn it all. Elizabeth Anne, 16 years old and a high school junior is interested in a career in the sciences, and wanted her vacation to be educational and … Read more

Gone wild in Belize

UF Students with Dr. Bill Guiliano and landowner, Mario Zepeda, discussing human-wildlife conflicts

University of Florida study abroad students took a walk on the wild side in Belize when they came down to get a feel for ecology and wildlife conservation in the tropics. Visiting the country, students were able to identify abundant plant and animal species at each ecological habitat, including those found in lowland broadleaf forests, pine savannah and freshwater wetlands … Read more

Zoo Miami visit LFRC

March visit from the Zoo Miami crew

Community outreach and collaboration are the basis of every great conservation project. In March, LFRC hosted Zoo Miami in Belize as part of our new research partnership. The recently developed Conservation and Research Department at Zoo Miami, under the direction of Dr. Frank N. Ridgley, focuses on conserving the natural resources of South Florida and imperiled areas around the world … Read more