Tag Archives: ecosystem

La Niña’s Ever-So-Rainy Dry Season

    What a WET dry season we’ve been having this year, with just massive amounts of rain nearly every day lately! Our head cocinera (Saladero’s cook of 10+ years) Paulina, who’s grown up here on the remote east side … Continue reading

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The Salt Life: A Mangrove Ecosystem

“Mangroves are among the most productive and biologically complex ecosystems on Earth.” –Smithsonian Ocean Portal You might recognize mangroves as those bushy trees that grow in the saltwater tidal zones of warmer climes, standing on root systems that form a … Continue reading

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New Blog! Rainforest life at Saladero Ecolodge

So I’ve started up a new blog on Saladero’s website all about the life and tropical ecology that surrounds us here at the edge of the rich Golfo Dulce, nestled in the primary rainforest of Piedras Blancas National Park. In addition … Continue reading

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Birds of Costa Rica: StaceBird Rambles

Now, I won’t tell you I’m an expert. But for someone who has enjoyed such a feathered life as mine, I’ve certainly got a handle on them and, if my binoculars haven’t yet, they’re getting ready to because girl is … Continue reading

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