Tropical Conservation Semester Begins!

While ice and snow grip the north, here on the equator everything is sunny, green, and warm.  Students in the Tropical Conservation Semester arrived in Ecuador a few days ago, and are settled in with ...

Report from the Field – Ava Williams

My name is Ava Williams.  I am a student from Colorado State University where I am currently finishing up a B.S. in Human Dimensions of Natural Resources.  I am interning at Bosque Seco Lalo Loor ...

Read Ceiba’s Annual Newsletter, Kapok

Our annual newsletter, Kapok, has just been released!  Click here to read year-end summaries of all our projects, hear updates from former students, and see our conservation plans for the future. Ceiba continues to focus ...

Get Ready to Swing Down to Ecuador!

Monkeys, toucans, sloths, blue-footed boobies, sea lions and giant tortoises await students in the Tropical Conservation Semester!  Soon we’ll all be hanging out in Ecuador, exploring remote and amazingly diverse sites from the comfort of ...

Snooze and You Might Lose! Your Adventure to Ecuador Awaits!

Don’t just take a nap up there, time’s a’wasting!  There’s still one week left before the application deadline for the Tropical Conservation Semester. This unique educational adventure takes you to some of the most pristine, ...

Adventure in the Galapagos

Retrace Darwin’s route through the world-famous islands, where you can meet giant tortoises and blue-footed boobies on land, then swim beneath the waves with colorful fishes, sea lions, and even penguins!  See a few of ...

Adventure in the Andes

The towering Andes mountains offer sweeping vistas and glimpses of the rare Spectacled Bear!  Above and below treeline, these slopes are home to Andean Condors, flamboyant orchids, feisty hummingbirds, and plunging waterfalls.  Watch few of ...

Adventure in the Amazon

The Amazon rainforest of Ecuador is teeming with over a dozen species of monkeys!  The most biodiverse place on planet Earth is also home to river dolphins, sloths, parrots and toucans, tree frogs, and majestic ...

Study Abroad Season Gets Underway

The first hints of the chill of Fall are in the air, birds are starting to migrate, and students are flocking back to campus.  It’s time to start thinking about study abroad possibilities for next ...

Reforestation Gallery (2019)

Thank you to all who have contributed to Ceiba’s reforestation efforts!  Our field teams exceeded our goals, and reforested over 260 hectares (over 600 acres), all using seedlings grown in local nurseries.  But this is ...