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IITF employees, MAC employees, and Puerto Rican artists involved in the Poetic Science exhibit at El Portal, El Yunque Dr. Muñoz-Erickson with Toby Bloom and José Martínez against the IITF logo in the botanical gardens panoramic view of the forest Institute director Ariel Lugo with audience presenting at the science symposium. forest Tower Climbing Safety & Rescue Class in the Sabana Field Research Station in Luquillo. Project Leader Grizelle Gonzalez presenting on stage with presentation at the science symposium. San Juan ULTRA field trip participants at the Puerto Nuevo Channel and San Patricio Urban Forest Institute GIS specialist Olga Ramos presenting maps of night light pollution in Puerto Rico. parrot feeding in a tree



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New Weather Tower Installed in the Guayama Research Area

Read about the recently installed UT30 Tower Based Weather Station located in the Institute's new research property in Guayama, Puerto Rico. Read More...



The USDA Caribbean Climate Sub Hub

USDA Climate HubsLearn about the new Caribbean Climate Sub Hub, located at the Institute in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico. Recently established by the USDA, the Caribbean Climate Sub Hub is one of seven Regional Hubs and three Subsidiary Hubs nationwide. En Español | Read More...


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Presentation: Thursday 9 April, 2015 at the Institute.

STEW-Map: Visualising Urban Environmental Stewardship for Natural Resource Management.

Urban Forest Connections Webinar - View the presentation from Jan 14.

No AltSocial Networks and Knowledge Systems for Urban Stewardship and Sustainability.


2014 Fajardo Christmas Bird Count Photos

Woman holding binoculars looking for birds in the trees Photos from Sunday December 14, 2014.

Puerto Rico Forest Products Symposium Photos

man at boothPhotos from the Second Symposium and Exhibition of Puerto Rico Forest Products


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