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Rediscovering family in an unlikely place

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Ouida James and son, Travis, atop High Temple at Lamanai

Ouida James takes an annual trip with each of her four grown children to have some individual quality time. This time, Travis, her youngest son, chose Belize to spend time with Mom and it is going down in family history as a very special trip. Whilst at Lamanai, Ouida and Travis did more than be attentive eco-tourists, but went beyond … Read more

Inspiring young minds

Kids Eco Club feature

“Every one can make a difference… Everyone… Together… Can change the world.” This is what KidsEcoClub is all about and on their field trip to LFRC this spring we learned just how motivated these youngsters really are! The group was a mélange of members of the KidsEcoClub National Green Youth council which included five middle schoolers, one high school student, … Read more

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