Posts of "Conservation"

Tiskita’s closest Indigenous Territory

In Costa Rican territory there are 8 Indigenous Peoples that are recognized: Cabécares, Bribris, Ngöbes, Térrabas, Borucas o Brunkas, Huetares, Malekus and Chorotegas. Tiskita is closest to the Territorio Indigena Conte-Burica part of the Ngobe peoples’ 5 territories in Costa Rica. Their language is Ngabere and is still widely used today as well as being ...

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Volunteer Position: Field Assistant Scarlet Macaw Reintroduction Program

March 12, 2015 by Tiskita Jungle Lodge No Comment

Between 2002 and 2014, 75 Scarlet Macaws (Ara macao) were reintroduced in Tiskita Private Biological Reserve in Costa Rica. The reintroduction program is ongoing. Tiskita Jungle Lodge, the ecolodge within the private biological reserve, is in the process of setting up a nonprofit specifically designed to continue and reinforce the reintroduction program (website expected to ...

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A Tribute to Tiskita

A guest was inspired while visiting us here at Tiskita and wrote a poem about the beauty that we have to offer here. He wanted to share it with everyone and we hope that you enjoy it as much as we do! May you find inspiration wherever life takes you. A Tribute to Tiskita By ...

Scarlet Macaw Reintroduction Program Update

January 14, 2014 by Tiskita Jungle Lodge No Comment

An update to inform you all about the Scarlet Macaw reintroduction program in Tiskita. Tiskita’s resident biologist, Ilona Thewissen, is in the process of setting up a new non-profit and making the website for the non-profit. The non-profit will focus specifically on the protection and study of the Scarlet Macaws that were released in Tiskita, ...

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Help Billy Buttons and Baby Brad

October 27, 2013 by Tiskita Jungle Lodge

Tiskita needs your help to take of care of two teenage Scarlet Macaw boys; Billy Buttons and Baby Brad. Please read their story. If you want to help them then you can make a donation to Tiskita’s PayPal here: Your donation will go to paying Gerardo, one of Tiskita’s employees, for helping us to take ...

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New: Macaw Package

April 12, 2013 by Tiskita Jungle Lodge No Comment

Tiskita Jungle Lodge and the Costa Rican macaw conservation organization The ARA Project offer the unique experience to get an inside view into one of the first and longest-running Scarlet Macaw reintroduction projects in the world. Macaw Package

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