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[17 Jul 2012 | No Comment | ]

The five day training workshop is a collaborative effort between the Belize Foundation for Conservation (BFC) based at the Chaa Creek Natural History Centre, the State University of New York at Cortland (SUNY-Cortland), and the Belize Ministry of Education. Since the institute’s beginning in 2003, over 90 Belizean teachers have benefited from the training.

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[14 Jul 2012 | 2 Comments | ]

Children of Belize and the U.S. joined hands across nations to give a voice to a “down on his luck” real-life Belizean jaguar, whose world was forever changed as people came to share his land. The resulting book, Pat the (Great) Cat: A Jaguar’s Journey, has made the students published authors and advocates, and their teachers are taking note!

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[5 Jul 2012 | 4 Comments | ]

The Lodge at Chaa Creek will be hosting noted author, speaker and marketing guru David Merman Scott during his upcoming Marketing Masterclass to be held in Belize this coming August.

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[19 Jun 2012 | No Comment | ]

The Summer Solstice, also considered to be the first day of summer, falls on June 20 in the northern hemisphere, making it the longest day of the year. Conversely June 21 in the southern hemisphere is the winter solstice, with the shortest day of the year.

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[7 Jun 2012 | No Comment | ]

I am Hazel; I would very much like to be an “Eco-Kid” because of my love for all animals, plants and things of nature. The responsibilities of an Eco-Kid involve the study of the habitats of animals and to help in the protection of homes of wild animals. As an Eco-Kid I will have the opportunity of working closely with private and public agencies such as The Lodge at Chaa Creek in the application of the principles and rules which guide us in living in peace and harmony with the earth and all its inhabitants.

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[4 Jun 2012 | No Comment | ]

The Lodge at Chaa Creek congratulated “a good friend to Belize,” Dr Howard David Krein on his wedding to US Vice President Joe Biden’s daughter, Ashley Blazer Biden.

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[29 May 2012 | No Comment | ]

The Lodge at Chaa Creek is celebrating Edmund Hillary and Tensing Norgay’s Mount Everest victory of May 29, 1953 with another Super Tuesday, giving vigilant travellers an opportunity to experience Belize rainforest luxury at budget accommodation prices, marketing administrator Larry Waight announced today.

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[14 Mar 2012 | No Comment | ]

Last night I had the distinct pleasure of attending a lecture by Mr. Joe Awe, President of the Cayo Tour Guide Association, Senior Guide at The Lodge at Chaa Creek, and lecturer at the local Junior College. The presentation was on Sustainable Development in Belize for a group of students from Quinnipiac University in Connecticut.

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[3 Mar 2012 | One Comment | ]

Yesterday, March 2nd 2012 we had the privilege of hosting Prince Harry at our beautiful eco resort – The Lodge at Chaa Creek. Prince Harry was in Belize as part of a Diamond Jubilee tour in honor of his grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II, who is celebrating 60 years on the throne.

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[29 Feb 2012 | One Comment | ]

Today’s Belize Photo of the Day is the Heliconia Wagneriana. This species is a medium-sized heliconia that has beautiful pale yellow bracts with bright pink cheeks, and thin green borders.

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[23 Feb 2012 | One Comment | ]

Today’s Belize Photo of the Day is the Hammock of the Maya.

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[7 Feb 2012 | No Comment | ]

Today’s Belize Photo of the Day is the Ixora Coccinea or Ixora Nora Grant flowering shrub. This popular hybrid is native to all tropical and subtropical areas throughout the world and its specimen dominates over 500 of its close relatives.

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[3 Feb 2012 | One Comment | ]

Today’s Belize Photo of the Day is the Mottled Owl and its scientific name is Ciccaba Virgata. The Mottled Owl can be found in Northern Mexico, Central America, and Northern South America and lives in extensive, diverse, and wild habitats.

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[31 Jan 2012 | No Comment | ]

Today’s Belize Photo of the Day is the White-lipped Mud Turtle which is known scientifically as Kinosternon leucostomum. Pretty and personable, this turtle can be found in quiet waters with soft bottoms in southern Mexico and Central and South America.

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[27 Jan 2012 | No Comment | ]

Today’s Belize Photo of the Day is the Pill Millipede and its scientific name is Glomeris marginata. The Pill Millipede is a very fascinating arthropod as it has twelve body segments which are dome-shaped. They are very secretive herbivores, making their home in soil and leaf litters.

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[23 Jan 2012 | No Comment | ]

Today’s Belize Photo of the Day is the Brazilian Red Cloak and it is scientifically known as Megaskepasma erythorochlamys. The ‘Brazilian Cloak’ is a herbaceous shrub that is very showy and fast growing. Being an exhibition of beautiful red/scarlet terminal flowers, this plant never fails to thrill its viewers.

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[21 Jan 2012 | 3 Comments | ]

Today’s Belize Photo of the Day is the Red Ginger and its scientific name is Alpinia purpurata. The Red Ginger plant, originally from the South Pacific, is a tall, ever-green plant which has bright red floral bracts and inconspicuous white flowers. Read more…

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[17 Jan 2012 | No Comment | ]

Today’s Belize Photo of the Day is the Gray Cracker Butterfly which is scientifically known as Hamadryas februa. The Gray Cracker Butterfly is a butterfly of the Neotropic Eco Zone, South America, with its circulation area extending from Mexico, Colombia, the Caribbean Islands, to Brazil. It is one of the most conspicuous species of butterfly found at The Lodge at Chaa Creek.

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[16 Jan 2012 | No Comment | ]

Belize’s rich Maya heritage is something that all Belizeans share and take pride in, and it’s been wonderful to see representatives from so many different sectors – government, private industry, art and cultural groups along with a range of individuals, work together to present and promote our real Maya heritage as world attention focuses on Belize.

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[14 Jan 2012 | One Comment | ]

Today’s Belize Photo of the Day is the Male Green Iguana which is scientifically known as Iguana iguana. The Male Green Iguana, despite its name, is bright orange in color and become larger in size in its breeding season. This arboreal herbivorous species of lizard is native to Central and South America.