CEDO’s End of 2017 Summary

By Peggy J. Turk Boyer. Peggy is the Executive Director at CEDO and the driving force behind all of our programs. (Edited and published by Alan Ruiz Berman, Coordinator of Communications at CEDO's Tucson office) December 15, 2017 Dear friend of CEDO, Angeles Sánchez, one of CEDO's ~25 dedicated staff members, recalls the story of [...]

The Need for Community Participation in Conservation

By Víctor Arturo Ricárdez-García. Víctor is one of CEDO's Community Participation Specialists in the northern Gulf of California, helping to foster socio-economic and ecological well-being in coastal, artisanal fishing communities. I am sitting in classroom in Ensenada, Baja California, where I am pursuing my MA degree in Ecosystem Management. It has been just one week [...]

San Jorge Bay Fishermen Become Local Sea Lion Stewards 

The Sea Lion Monitoring Group For the past seven years, a group of artisanal fishermen from the San Jorge Bay region of the northern Gulf of California, have been monitoring and actively promoting the conservation of the California sea lion (Zalophus californianus) population on the Island of San Jorge (Bird Island), one of the largest [...]