Cano Palma Biological Station
8km North of Tortuguero, Limon, Costa Rica
Cano Palma Biologication Station is owned and operated by Canadian Organization for Tropical Education and Rainforest Conservation (COTERC) whose mission is to provide leadership in education, research, conservation and the educated use of natural resources in the tropics. Established in 1991, CPBS is located on the northeastern part of Costa Rica and welcomes researchers, students and volunteers.
The station has a full kitchen/comedor, several beds (dorm style), a library/lab, full time electricity, and an internet connection. Volunteers at the station have the opportunity to work with long-term research projects in areas such as: sea turtle conservation, monitoring of the area's avifauna, mammal surveys, and snake population surveys, to name a few. Contact the station for more details about visiting, conducting research, or volunteering.
Keel-billed Toucan (Ramphastos sulfuratus), Costa Rica
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