Category Archives: Monthly Reserve Updates

May 2019

Annoucement : Cloudbridge is under new ownership! Genevieve (Jenny) Giddy is proud to announce that Cloudbridge Nature Reserve and Educational Centre, located in the cloud forest of the Talamanca Mountain range of Southern Costa Rica has been acquired by Salish … Continue reading

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April 2019

Recent Reviews We do like to hear from our visitors. Thank you for sending in reviews on Trip Advisor and Facebook. https://www.facebook.com/cloudbridge.nature.reserve/ https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g309263-d4174164-Reviews-Cloudbridge_Nature_Reserve-Chirripo_National_Park_Province_of_San_Jose.html#REVIEWS Photos of some of our reviewers enjoying their experiences at Cloudbridge. Trip Advisor Review: Forget Monteverde, Go … Continue reading

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March 2019

Volunteers: We were fortunate to have a number of great volunteers in March.  Volunteers worked on;  Painting buildings, tree maintenance and clearing around seedlings, sign design and painting, educational material development, and step building and trail maintenance.  They also got involved in the … Continue reading

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February 2019

In January 2018 Alyce Straub started a project constructing six quetzal nest boxes.  Unfortunately she needed to leave prior to completion.  Frank Spooner & Arran Redman  later installed five of the boxes throughout Cloudbridge.  One remained, so Tom placed the … Continue reading

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January 2019

Study Abroad: Our new year started off with two busy weeks of hosting 39 students and staff from Gatton Academy of Western Kentucky University. This is the 9th year for their Annual Gatton Academy Research Symposium at Cloudbridge. Three credits … Continue reading

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December 2019

Research and Volunteers: Marissa Romp finished up a 5 month diurnal (active during the day) mammal density study this month. She was comparing the quality of density estimates using Distance software using three different field survey techniques: line transects, point … Continue reading

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November 2018

Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky. Ranindranath Tagore     Research:   Here are the recent research reports that can be found on our website.  … Continue reading

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October 2018

            Research and Volunteers: Nina Biburger – Germany Hi, my name is Nina, I am 21 years old and study landscape architecture and planning at the technical university of Munich. As a part of my … Continue reading

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September 2018

          Upon seeing the deforestation in the Chirripo valley, Ian said, “Let’s come back and buy some land for reforestation”. Three months later, they returned to Costa Rica, drove around the country looking at properties, and … Continue reading

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August 2018

The rainy afternoons this time of year create some amazing rich green colors in the forest.  As the rainy season continues there is good reason to visit this area if you don’t mind a little moisture.  The lushness of the … Continue reading

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