Terra Stories

Rescue and Release of a Snowy Plover in Ensenada

Reading Time: 4 minutes By Jonathan Vargas  / Bird Conservation Projects Associate of Terra Peninsular and fellow of the Coastal Solutions Program of Cornell Lab of Ornithology This article was translated by Oscar Gómez On Friday, August 2nd of 2019, during the monitoring of snowy plover and least tern at the Punta Banda sandbar,…

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5th San Quintín Bay Bird Festival

Reading Time: 2 minutes This event is an opportunity to see the exctinct volcanoes and wetlands of San Quintín Bay, disconnect from everyday urban life and be in touch with nature and birds.  Witness the bird migration on November 8 and 9 at the 5th San Quintín Bay Bird Festival! Program of activities Download…

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First Climate Change Mitigation Meeting in Querétaro

Reading Time: 2 minutes By Mariana Espinosa and Héctor Sánchez / Terra Peninsular This article was translated by Oscar Gómez We attended the workshop “Subnational climate actions, local project: local protocol to green Mexico” on June 28th to 30th, in the city of Querétaro. The workshop presented advances in forest and soil regenerative management…

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World Ranger Day

World Ranger Day

Reading Time: 5 minutes By Ibes Fabián Dávila Photos by Felipe León This article was translated by Oscar Gómez It’s six o’clock in the morning, the sky is fully clear in the forest; it’s such the tranquility, that the wind that blows between rocks and pines can be heard. A squirrel begins its journey…

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18 Years of Conservation for Baja California

18 Years of Conservation for Baja California

Reading Time: 6 minutes Text by Bárbara Ramírez The Baja California peninsula is an area of great ecological importance and a biodiversity hotspot that is rapidly disappearing due to the unconscious growth of cities. To counteract this loss of habitat, Terra Peninsular has focused on land protection in Baja California since 2001. 14,391 acres…

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On the Move! Long-Billed Curlew Winter Migration

Reading Time: 5 minutes By Erica Gaeta / Seasonal Field Technician at Terra Peninsular Long-billed curlews (Numenius americanus) are on the move once again! As their short breeding season concludes, most curlews are making their way back to their non-breeding grounds throughout Mexico and southwestern United States. During the 2019 long-billed curlew breeding season…

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2nd National Urban Bird Count

Reading Time: 3 minutes By Jonathan Vargas / Fellow of the Coastal Solutions Program of Cornell Lab of Ornithology and Bird Conservation Projects Associate of Terra Peninsular This article was translated by Oscar Gómez We went to count urban birds on the weekend! The goal was to count resident birds that breed in Mexico…

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Celebrating International Women’s Day in Nature

Reading Time: 2 minutes By Claudia Guzmán / Community Engagement Coordinator at Terra Peninsular To celebrate International Women’s Day in San Quintín Bay, we performed two recreational activities on March 23 and 24 of 2019. We wanted to promote the environmental value of San Quintín Bay, the ownership of natural areas by women who…

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