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With our Chagres camping trip behind us and only one work week ahead of us before field day/talent show and final presentations, the outdoor recreation team has kicked it into full gear and their efforts have paid off!   Read More
The Outdoor Rec team has been pushing to make some serious headway on their projects. No project has come without its struggles, but they are all coming together greatly!   Read More
Farm Summer 2013
Matt Duffy represents the Agriculture Team this week by writing a blog introducing their first couple weeks with Kalu Yala and plans already beginning to form for the remainder of the semester.   Read More
San Miguel Panama Map
During my fifth stint in the Panamanian jungle, I will have established hummingbird feeders throughout the farm, documented the types of medicinal herbs available in our region, and have built enough strong rafts for a river race.  Read More
First Raft Inland
The raft project was conceived and initiated during the third stint in the Tres Brazos valley of Panama. The entirety of a small, yet working, raft was completely built during this time. Likewise, an entire greenhouse was built by the agriculture team, and the biology team came within a hundred feet of delivering water to the base.  Read More
Rachel, an Agriculture Intern, discusses the relationship of local campesino, Ramone, with the Kalu Yala family.   Read More
Tres Brazos Sign
Regarding the second stint, much progress was made in the Tres Brazos jungle. The biology team completed more than half of the water system, while the outdoor recreation team renovated the Kalu Yala base and the agriculture team began planting an extensive amount of plants throughout the farm.  Read More
The beauty of jungle mornings.  Read More
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Hammocks as the standard of jungle luxury.   Read More
Completed Water System
During the fourth stint, many accomplishments were made regarding hydrology, GIS, and sustainability. The water system was completed, and FSU lab connections were made. Furthermore, a much more perfect second raft neared its completion and new projects were envisioned by our living systems group.  Read More