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A record of the meditations, murmurs, and misadventures of Nature Dave in his pursuit of ecological knowledge.

 

CURRENT LOCATION:

Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

Edgewater, MD

 

 

PAST LOCATIONS:

Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute, Front Royal, VA.

Madre de Dios, Peru.

LUMCON, Cocodrie, LA

  • One of the Gulf’s premiere research stations founded in 1979
  • Partnerships with Tulane, LSU, Nicholls U, and other schools
  • Elevation in 2016: 3 ft above sea level
  • Elevation in 2026: 5 ft below sea level

Little Cayman, BWI

  • one of the three Cayman Islands
  • world-renowned for diving
  • total permanent residential population: 17
  • beach: check. sun: check. perfection: check.

La Selva Biological Station, Costa Rica

Las Cruces Botanical Garden, Costa Rica

Corcovado, Costa Rica

Cuerici Research Station, Costa Rica

Monteverde, Costa Rica

Santa Rosa, Costa Rica

  • Northwest Costa Rica
  • tropical dry forest and mangrove swamp bordering the Pacific coast
  • prominent wildlife: Olive Ridley sea turtle (Lepidochelys olivacea), green iguana (Iguana iguana), jaguar? (Panthera onca)
  • *NOTE*: We have no electricity/internet access in Santa Rosa.  So no updates until Monteverde this weekend!

Palo Verde, Costa Rica

One comment on “About

  1. beccaburten says:

    rock on nature dave, I’m excited for some pictures

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