Terra Stories

2019 Events of the Urban Birds Program in Ensenada

By Antonieta Valenzuela /Communications and Public Relations Coordinator This article was translated by Amairani Márquez and Manuel Eduardo Mendoza The Ensenada Urban Birds Program (PAU in Spanish) was established in 2018 and is formed by the birdwatching club Los Correcaminos, Contacto Salvaje, Pro Esteros, Investigación Aplicada a Socioecosistemas, and Terra…

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Black Brant Census in San Quintín Bay

By Jonathan Vargas / Bird Conservation Projects Associate This article was translated by Manuel Eduardo Mendoza and Amairani Márquez As every year, this past January 24 we conducted a winter census of the black brant (Branta bernicla nigricans) in San Quintín Bay. The objective was to estimate the population size…

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World Wetlands Day Is Celebrated on February 2

By Terra Peninsular This article was translated by Amairani Márquez  World Wetlands Day is celebrated every February 2nd to commemorate the Ramsar Convention adoption in 1971, which designates wetlands of great value for their biodiversity and includes them in the List of Wetlands of International Importance. To emphasize the important role…

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An Underwater Robot to Protect San Quintín Bay

By Terra Peninsular Help Terra Peninsular win 1 of 1000 small robotic ROVs (remotely operated vehicles) given by the initiative Open Explorer of National Geographic. Using this remotely operated vehicle we will explore the undersea volcanoes located in San Quintín Bay, we will conduct marine species monitoring and take aquatic…

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Coastal Dunes as Priority Ecosystems for Conservation

By Jorge Andrade / Adaptive Management Coordinator This article was translated by Gaël Courtin and Antonieta Valenzuela In 2018, Terra Peninsular dedicated most of the efforts in the formulation and the undertaking of the firsts steps of the project of coastal dunes ecological restoration in the Punta Mazo Nature Reserve….

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Inauguration of the Exhibition “Bosque en La Ciudad”

By Antonieta Valenzuela / Communication and Public Relations Coordinator This article was translated by Manuel Eduardo Mendoza and Amairani Márquez On January 17 of this year, the State Center of the Arts (CEART in Spanish) in Ensenada inaugurated the photography exhibition “Bosque en la ciudad” with the purpose of disseminating…

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4th San Quintín Bay Bird Festival

By Antonieta Valenzuela / Communications and Public Relations Coordinator This article was translated by Gaël Courtin With the purpose of raising awareness on migratory birds, Terra Peninsular and the Community board of San Quintín organized the fourth edition of the Bird Festival in San Quintín Bay, from December 6 to…

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