A new series of events with guest speakers from the scientific community takes a deep dive into meaningful topics related to biodiversity in our community.
By Francesca Poddie | December 7, 2022 | Guanacaste

Join Susana Vicente, Head of Sustainability, as she welcomes scientists leading research on critical areas of interest for our community. The talks aim to better understand the current status and importance of ongoing research projects at Peninsula Papagayo and provide responses and recommendations towards a good human/wildlife coexistence with animals such as snakes, wildcats, etc.

  • Thursday, December 15, 2022 – Coral Restoration project update – with Dr. Juan José Alvarado, Research Associate of the UCR.
  • Wednesday, January 25, 2023 – Wildcats research study – Project closure: key findings, main conclusions, and recommendations – with Daniela Araya from Panthera Costa Rica and Esther Pomareda from Las Pumas Rescue Center.
  • Tuesday, February 21, 2023 Snakes of the Tropical Dry Forest – with Marcelo Carvajal, Herpetologist with years of experience and founding member of Plato Negro, Ecology and Conservation
  • Friday, March 24, 2023 The importance of mangroves & seagrass – with Jimena Samper, Research Associate of the UCR, specialized in mangroves and seagrass.

The ongoing series will continue throughout the year with talks about monkeys, ara macaws, turtles, and more.

For information or to RSVP for these events; please email concierge@ppgy.net.