True or False: A tarantula can live up to 30 years in the wild.
Residents of Monteverde, including some of UGACR’s very own staff, traveled to Esparza in order to participate in the town’s 9km race. Congratulations to all of our runners and a special shoutout to San Luis locals Amalia R. and Gilberth L. for ranking first in their respective categories!
On 3 December 2015, residents of Monteverde, with the help of groups from all over Costa Rica, celebrated the start of the holiday season.
En el 3 de diciembre 2015, la gente de Monteverde, con la ayuda de grupos ticos de otros pueblos, celebró el comienzo de las fiestas navideñas.
Making empanadas as easy as one, two, three steps.
“It’s 2:30am again!” That is a frequent saying of mine the past four weeks, usually followed by a thought of, “I should have went to bed earlier.” 2:30am, that’s the time my work begins in the day. I am the current moth intern here at UGA Costa Rica and every morning I wake up at 2:30am to venture out around the campus to check two light traps for moths! Hundreds of beautiful moths filling the light walls and my mission is to take a photo of every one of them.
I try not to drink that much coffee. I will probably drink about 8 cups a day.
Test your knowledge on the flora and fauna growing along UGACR campus trails and throughout the Monteverde Cloud Forest here in Costa Rica. You never know when a trivia night will call for tropical ecology facts…
Q: How many species of wild orchids are there in Costa Rica?
A. 30,000 B. 1,600 C. 600