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Cerro Blanco: News

  • 16 November 2017
    Following the achievements of a nine-year forest restoration programme in Ecuador, Eric Horstman, Executive Director of World Land Trust (WLT) partner Fundación Pro-Bosque,...
  • 09 November 2017
    If there was an Adventure Scale, cycling 6,000 miles down the spine of the Andes on a bicycle made of bamboo would be pretty close to the top mark. But for Dr Kate Rawles, whose pa...
  • 02 September 2016
    At a gala dedicated to celebrating the successes of environment projects across Latin America, World Land Trust (WLT) conservation partner Fundación Pro-Bosque (Pro-Bosque)...
  • 04 November 2015
    The seeds of a million native trees will be planted in Ecuador thanks to a new range of skincare oils from The Body Shop. The initiative has been developed in partnership with W...
  • 13 August 2015
    Ranger Armando Manzaba has recorded six Great Green Macaw (Ara ambiguus guayaquilensis) in the north west part of Cerro Blanco Protected Forest. The Great Green Macaw is Critica...
  • 05 June 2014
    Eric Horstman is Chief Executive of Fundación Pro-Bosque and a champion of the Great Green Macaw. Here he describes his first encounter with these spectacular birds and the...
  • 05 June 2014
    A Keeper of the Wild funded by World Land Trust (WLT) is assisting with a programme to release six Great Green Macaws into the wild in the dry forest of Ecuador. Armando Manzaba...
  • 14 January 2014
    Green thinking by the private sector has left an unexpected conservation legacy on the outskirts of Ecuador’s largest city, as Bethan John discovers in Cerro Blanco Prot...
  • 14 January 2014
    In Cerro Blanco, a forest reserve supported by World Land Trust, Roving Reporter Bethan John discovers that recreating a complex forest is far from easy - but that the investm...
  • 16 October 2013
    Cerro Blanco Protected Forest has been designated an Area of Importance for the Conservation of Bats (AICOM). Cerro Blanco is owned and managed by Fundación Pro-Bosque (P...
  • 19 September 2013
    Tree planting in Cerro Blanco Protected Forest increased nine fold, and Keeper of the Wild, Perfecto Yagual de la Cruz, has proved to be an  “inspiration” –...
  • 19 September 2013
    Fundación Pro-Bosque’s Chief Ranger Don Perfecto Yagual has played a key role in delivering the XV Training Course for Environmental Interpreters in Cerro Blanco Fores...
  • 20 June 2013
    More than 3,000 people joined Fundación Pro-Bosque’s 20th anniversary celebrations at the first ever eco festival to be held in Cerro Blanco Protected Forest Reserve....
  • 12 March 2010
    World Land Trust's Ecuadorian partners Fundación Pro-Bosque have been busy with their reforestation programme in the Cerro Blanco Protected Forest. Top: Volunteers helping to...
  • 26 April 2007
    WLT has recently signed Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) with two new project partners in Ecuador: Pro-Bosque, who administer the Cerro Blanco Protected Forest, near Ecuador...
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