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red-eyed tree frog June 24, 2013 - 15:51
Amphibian monitoring in PCNP and TPPL

In the last month I have been lucky to participate in two amphibian monitoring trips. We have 37 known species of amphibian in Belize so it was intriguing to see what species TIDE has on its lands. Amphibian monitoring is also important as they are sensitive to changes in the environment and therefore a good indicator of whether a habitat is healthy or not.

MMMC May 8, 2013 - 10:28
Protected Areas Poster Consultancy

Terms of reference for a contract to produce a poster and leaflet to raise awareness of Toledo’s protected areas among local resource users.

9th May 2013

The Toledo Institute for Development and Environment (TIDE) is seeking a contractor to produce educational posters and leaflets to raise awareness of the locations and regulations of the protected areas of Toledo.


Shark Conservation April 24, 2013 - 15:54
TIDE Supports New Era of Shark Conservation

Since its establishment 40 years ago, the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) has been regulating the trade in species that we may otherwise drive to extinction.  CITES is an international, legally binding agreement made between parties, which restricts and regulates international trade in species of concern, and is considered one of the most well regulated international conservation agreements in existence.

Dead Manatee In Deep River April 9, 2013 - 10:04
Second Dead Manatee Found in PHMR

April 2nd, 2013 3:46 pm marks the second occurrence for the year (See first article) when the TIDE team responded to information from a community fisher about a dead manatee.

 Dead Manatee In Monkey River April 5, 2013 - 17:39
A Gentle Giant Found Dead In Monkey River

On March 19th 2013 Port Honduras Marine Reserve (PHMR) rangers responded to a call from a community member of the Monkey River village about a manatee stranding half mile up the river.

The Monkey River is the largest of the five rivers that empties into the reserve which are home to Antillean manatees (Trichechus manatus manatus), a subspecies of the West Indian manatee.

Andrew and the Yellow–Headed Parrots November 12, 2012 - 17:24
Andrew and the Parrots

The tropical April sun rose at 6:00 am, crimson over the Caribbean pine trees in the Payne’s Creek National Park (PCNP) in Southern Belize.

Lionfish Tasting November 8, 2012 - 18:32
Lionfish Tasting

Over 150 citizens from Punta Gorda and surrounding communities discovered that Lionfish makes for a tasty meal at the recent 2012 TIDE Fest on 14th October, when they overcame their fears and tried a free sample at the Lionfish free tasting booth at the event.


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