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Trees in pastures provide benefits for cattle : An interview with Laura Lojano of Fundación Cordillera Tropical

Posted in Nonprofit Partners | by, Friday, February 6th, 2015, Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Cuenca, Ecuador (5 February 2015) – Laura Lojano, Fundación Cordillera Tropical’s Project Coordinator, recently visited the Research Center for Sustainable Systems for Agricultural and Ranching…


New silvopastoral project plants trees in pastures adjacent to Ecuador’s Sangay National Park

Posted in Nonprofit Partners | by, Tuesday, August 5th, 2014, Tags: , , , , , , ,

We’ve planted thirteen thousand trees.   On a recent Tuesday morning, Eugenio and Milton finished digging yet another hole on a rain-soaked hillside.  The brothers along…


Spectacled bear conservation in Ecuador

Posted in Nonprofit Partners | by, Tuesday, January 28th, 2014, Tags: , , , , , ,

Pyramid lives on!  A uniquely patterned Andean, or spectacled bear, with a white inverted pyramid on its brow has appeared once again in our forest…


A puma ate my alpaca: Human-Wildlife Conflicts in the Nudo del Azuay

Posted in Nonprofit Partners | by, Monday, December 15th, 2014, Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Cuenca, Ecuador –  ”It’s true. Soon after a kill, or even before the alpaca expires, pumas lap up their blood from wounds on the neck….


A Day of Field Work in the Tropical Andes

Posted in Nonprofit Partners | by, Wednesday, May 7th, 2014, Tags: , , , , ,

It was still early in our ten hour field day for water to be sloshing inside my right boot, but when I slipped off a…