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

The Heleconias are once again in full bloom. 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 … 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

The first sight of a quetzal in the wild is unforgettable. Female Quetzal emerging after digging in the nest The male is preparing to go in to take his turn at house cleaning. The male is an extremely elegant bird, … 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

Christmas in the Cloud Forest 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 … 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

Even the rain can’t keep away birdwatchers.                               Photo courtesy Leonardo Valverde   And the birds are watching whooo?                  … Continue reading

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September 2018

  When it all began. The early days of Cloudbridge.     2001 The view Jenny and Ian saw on their way down from their Chirripo hike while on vacation. This is was the inspiration they needed to start a … 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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