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TROPICAL MARINE ECOLOGY AND CONSERVATION                                             September 2015

Fall is underway!

by Dr. Patrick Lyons

September has come and with it, a flutter of new activity is occurring at CIEE Research Station Bonaire. Our fall college students have arrived, a new batch of interns have started working with us, and our lessons with the Junior Rangers have recommenced. In this edition of our newsletter, you can learn more about some of the activity going on here at CIEE Bonaire.

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CIEE Bonaire supports Wounded Warrior Project August 15 – 22, 2015

CIEE Bonaire supports Wounded Warrior Project August 15 – 22, 2015

For the past three years, CIEE Bonaire has supported the Wounded Warrior project in Bonaire. The idea behind the program is “to provide therapy through diving” to US military veterans. Eight veterans and their partners arrived in Bonaire on August 15th where they became certified divers over the next week. There are many partners that sponsor the event and CIEE …

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Outreach Activities with the Junior Rangers Begin

Outreach Activities with the Junior Rangers Begin

It’s September, and that means that the children of Bonaire are back in school after a summer recess. It also means that the Junior Rangers have started their new year of activities. The Junior Rangers is a youth enrichment program on the island run by STINAPA, the non-profit organization that oversees and enforces the regulations of the Bonaire National Marine …

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Meet the New Crew

Meet the New Crew

We've got a new batch of interns at CIEE Research Station Bonaire that are here to help us with our education, research, and outreach initiatives. Nate Holloway is the Intern Coordinator and a teaching assistant for the Culture, Field Methods, and Independent Research courses. He has a BS and MS in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of Illinois and …

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