Results of the Campaign “The Beach Belongs to Everyone”

Tiempo de lectura | Reading time: 4 minutos By Jonathan Vargas and Antonieta Valenzuela Between June and September of 2018 the campaign “The beach belongs to everyone” was carried out with the objective of promoting the good use of beaches and protecting migratory birds, mainly the species known as snowy plover. The main objectives of the campaign were to: Reduce the disturbance thatContinue reading “Results of the Campaign “The Beach Belongs to Everyone””

Winners of the Second Birdwatching Marathon in San Quintín

Tiempo de lectura | Reading time: 3 minutos By Jonathan Vargas This article was translated by Gaël Courtin For the second edition, the Birdwatching Marathon of San Quintín was a real success, it was held during the 4th San Quintín Bay Bird Festival. Like the year before, the marathon was a great success, all the participants had a lot of fun watching andContinue reading “Winners of the Second Birdwatching Marathon in San Quintín”

Buried Treasures of El Rosario, Baja California

Tiempo de lectura | Reading time: 6 minutos By Marisol Montellano During the 60’s and 70’s, American paleontologists spent several summers surveying the surroundings of El Rosario and discovered remains of dinosaurs, crocodiles, lizards and other vertebrates. Later, students and teachers from the Autonomous University of Baja California (UABC) made expeditions to the area. Since 2004, staff members of the Institute of GeologyContinue reading “Buried Treasures of El Rosario, Baja California”

From Extraction to Consumption: Octopus Fishing in San Quintín

Tiempo de lectura | Reading time: 4 minutos By Leticia Marisol Talavera and Luis Fernando López Fishing is one of the most important economic activities of our country and by 2016 contributed an estimated of 35 billion of pesos (Notimex, 2017), this is a historical amount, with a tendency to increase. Baja California, specifically, occupies the third place at a nationwide with 10%Continue reading “From Extraction to Consumption: Octopus Fishing in San Quintín”

Surrounded by Mountains, Birds and Skyscrapers

Tiempo de lectura | Reading time: 5 minutos Our experience in the 1st Vancouver International Bird Festival By Erika Jiménez, José Lamberto Hernández and Mirna Borrego We attended the first Vancouver International Bird Festival, in Canada, from August 19 to 26, 2018 and it was an unforgettable experience The adventure began when we arrived to the airport. While walking around to pick upContinue reading “Surrounded by Mountains, Birds and Skyscrapers”