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
This trip to Belize has been amazing and eventful. As part of our community conservation programs for wildcats we had the opportunity to investigate a calf killed by a jaguar. Due to the vigilance of the landowner we were able to get our new camera traps out on the kill. As an appetizer here is a short video clip. I … Read more
BBC Travel recently featured our crocodile research at Lamanai in a news story. You can read it here: http://www.bbc.com/travel/feature/20120201-tagging-crocodiles-in-belize/
Thank you to Alex Robinson for writing this story, as well as the loyal guests of the Lamanai Outpost Lodge for enabling our research to continue, and our field naturalists, who make our research both possible and successful.
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The team here at LFRC would like to send out a huge thank you to John McAfee for donating an ultralight to us. The ultralight is a two-seat weight-shift aircraft. This incredible donation will be an invaluable help as we begin tracking Belize’s cats in the next few months and as we continue our crocodile surveys.
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We’re proud to announce the launch of our new website.
Check out our Wildlife Research Adventure program and learn about our current research projects. If you’re curious about Morelet’s crocodiles, the video on our crocodile project page is a great place to start.
Feel free to leave us feedback in the comments section, and as always, you can contact … Read more