Author Archives: Fundación Tangaré

Research at La Hesperia

Earlier this month Maaike, Katie K. and Katie F., three university students from the United States, arrived at La Hesperia to conduct independent research projects. They have been in Ecuador since August with a total group of 17 students as … Continue reading

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Babies in el Rancho Mancho

It’s been busy lately in the rancho mancho! Last week Jolie, one of our goats, became a proud mama to Frani. Frani is a healthy little goat who’s growing very quickly! She loves to jump around, snuggle her mom, and … Continue reading

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Humitas and Baby Cow

Last Tuesday was an eventful time at La Hesperia. Corn was harvested on Monday to prevent some visiting parrots from eating it all. Everyone worked together to peel the corn and separate it between food for chickens food for humans. … Continue reading

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Announcing the TVL program! (travel, learn, volunteer)

We are pleased to now offer the 2015 TVL programs! Visitors will have the opportunity to learn all about conservation and sustainability while living in the lush cloud forest. Some activities include hiking, milking cows, making chocolate and coffee, and … Continue reading

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Hiking up the Rio Tupi

Rio Tupi is one of two small rivers on the La Hesperia property and is far more accessible. Whether your hiking up from the town of La Esperie or taking one of the two trails in from the farm area, … Continue reading

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BUGS!

OK, so everyone that’s been to La Hesperia has seen them, although not always by choice. Today’s blog is all about the various creepy-crawlers that have been found around the reserve.  

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The not so Distant Past at La Hesperia

La Hesperia has been receiving volunteers since 2004 and we are extremely grateful for everything you have contributed to the reserve and a helping us achieve our goals. Below are some photos taken by former and current volunteers, enjoy:     … Continue reading

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