Protection Agreement for San Quintin Bay

Tiempo de lectura | Reading time: 3 minutos By Lorena Velázquez and Antonieta Valenzuela Terra Peninsular and the group Los Volcanes Touristic Services signed an agreement that aims to preserve the habitat of birds that live and migrate to San Quintin Bay; particularly, the black brant, a goose that migrates every year from Alaska to winter in the bay.  Black brant hunting isContinue reading “Protection Agreement for San Quintin Bay”

A Rare Plant Nature Reserve

Tiempo de lectura | Reading time: 6 minutos By Sula Vanderplank Many of the plants found in the borderlands between the US and Mexico are globally rare. Two hundred of California’s rare plants (those listed as rare, threatened or endangered) are also found south of the US Border in Baja California. Of these, at least 22 reach the San Quintin valley.

New Short Film Highlights Importance of San Quintin for Shorebirds

Tiempo de lectura | Reading time: 3 minutos A new documentary, available in English, Spanish and Central Yup’ik, explores the connection between human communities and migratory birds along the Pacific Flyway The Commission for Environmental Cooperation has partnered with the Cornell Lab of Ornithology to produce a short documentary entitled Voices of the Pacific Flyway. The documentary, launched at the 8th Western Hemisphere Shorebird Group Meeting, features voices from three communities along the PacificContinue reading “New Short Film Highlights Importance of San Quintin for Shorebirds”

Code of Birding Ethics

Tiempo de lectura | Reading time: 2 minutos Information provided by the American Birding Association (ABA) This article was translated by Oscar Gomez Everyone who loves birding must always respect wildlife, their environment, and the rights of everyone. The welfare of birds and their environment is a priority! 1) Promote the welfare of birds and their environment Limit the use of recordings andContinue reading “Code of Birding Ethics”