GALLERY OF PHOTOS


Over the years we took these photos of striking scenery, beautiful animals, and creepy crawlies.... We'll be adding photos through time.

New seedlings of Nicaraguan pine grown in our tree nursery for a 2014 experiment.

New seedlings of Nicaraguan pine grown in our tree nursery for a 2014 experiment.

Planting Nicaraguan pine, our hardiest species, in the poor clay subsoils exposed by erosion.  This species has >90% survival.

Planting Nicaraguan pine, our hardiest species, in the poor clay subsoils exposed by erosion.  This species has >90% survival.

Tiny homopterans (true bugs) lined up on a Calliandra seedling in our 2012 site preparation experiment.  They seem to be camouflaged as thorns!

Tiny homopterans (true bugs) lined up on a Calliandra seedling in our 2012 site preparation experiment.  They seem to be camouflaged as thorns!

Tree nursery in the cloud.  Photo of the month, May 2013.

Tree nursery in the cloud.  Photo of the month, May 2013.

Delicate morning mushroom.

Delicate morning mushroom.

Breaking dawn east of the study site with Volcan Baru 40km away.

Centropogon

Centropogon, a hummingbird-pollinated flower.

Huge nest of leaf-cutter ants, the bane of reforestation efforts in the Tropics.  Ant carrying a cut leaf.

Stand of flowering trees on the way to Ciudad Neily; passion flower vining up one of our planted trees on the farm; working on the north-facing slope of the the farm, maturing trees of two of our Ensayo experiments in the background.

A true bug (left); sunset view from the front of our field station/farmhouse (right).

Turtle bread in a window in town; white orchid growing on a planted tree in our experiment Bloques93.

Stick insect--see if you can spot it.                                                                                    Hint: look above the red bud on horizontal stem.

Camouflaged toad.