Biology students from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM in Spanish) will collaborate with Terra Peninsular as part of their social service program.
In Mexico, 50 tires are thrown away every minute, that is, 25 million tires every year and 250 million in 10 years. This was explained by Patricia García and Hugo López from Taller de Reutilización de Llantas (a local group that seeks to promote tire recycling) during a workshop given in San Quintin on June 10 and 11, 2017.
Youth in 12 communities linked to seven important migratory shorebird sites along North America’s Atlantic and Pacific flyways, participated in the creation of the “Connecting People through Shorebirds” friendship quilt.
On June 14th of 2017, a tour was carried out to promote trails and stations in San Quintín with the partners of the College of Professional Architects, together with Architecture students from Xochicalco University and CUT San Quintin
Students from the National School of Anthropology and History of Mexico presented the archaeological findings in the areas protected by the nonprofit organization Terra Peninsular in San Quintin and El Rosario, located at the south of the Ensenada.
During the week of May 7th to 14th of 2017, an exchange of North American biologists was conducted to study the migratory shorebirds of the Pacific Migratory Corridor. The meeting was held in Grays Harbor, located in the state of Washington, U.S.A., with the purpose of banding Red Knots (Calidris canutus roselaari).
Students and teachers of the National School of Anthropology and History in Mexico (ENAH in Spanish) are part of a project that seeks to register archaeological sites in Baja California.
The “Connecting People through Shorebirds” friendship quilt was inaugurated by North America’s top environmental officials at the 2017 CEC Council Session, taking place on 27–28 June 2017, in Charlottetown, in Canada.
In the June issue we published the article “Bats in the Baja California peninsula”, written by Laura A. Nájera, the photo cover belongs to Alan Harper and it shows a bat captured in the Punta Mazo Nature Reserve.
As an initiative of the Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC), site representatives from the Pacific Flyway were chosen to attend a shorebird festival in Cordova, Alaska: the Copper River Delta Shorebird Festival.