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Lawyers, Guns and Money: Gold Mining and Biodiversity in the Biosphere Reserve

There’s a serpent in the Sierras and the botanists know just what to do!

June 24, 2016 · 4 Comments

Battle of the Baja Bats

One bat pollinator has co-evolved with the cardón cactus for millennia, the other just happened upon a nice sweetie after gorging in scorpions. Which bat will ensure the cardón’s survival? Check out the research of bat ecologist Dr. Winifred Frick and her colleagues, then you decide who will win the Battle of the Baja Bats!

June 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

Greenhouse Greats

by Bryan Jáuregui, Todos Santos Eco Adventures When you arrive at Areli Sarah Castillo’s house in Pescadero on a late summer afternoon, the look and feel of the front of … Continue reading

February 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

Hiking in the Sierra de la Laguna Biosphere Reserve: TOSEA Guests Share Their Experiences

Guests who have gone on Todos Santos Eco Adventures 4-day hike in the Sierra de la Laguna Biosphere Reserve write about the aspects of the trip that inspired them the most.

September 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Sierra de la Laguna Biosphere Reserve: Baja’s Island in the Sky

by Sergio and Bryan Jáuregui, Todos Santos Eco Adventures (this article was first published in Janice Kinne’s Journal del Pacifico) The Baja peninsula has long been famous for its remote and … Continue reading

February 11, 2013 · 4 Comments

Eating the Desert

“Can you make a margarita with that?” by Todos Santos Eco Adventures These days it seem like the world has gone just plain crazy for Baja cuisine. The New York … Continue reading

December 3, 2012 · Leave a comment

Rethinking Guacamole: The Avocado as Aphrodisiac

by Todos Santos Eco Adventures The ancient Aztecs – the first documented avocado eaters – reputedly used the fruit as a sexual stimulant and called the avocado tree ahuacuatl, or … Continue reading

July 13, 2010 · Leave a comment

Really Big and Really Old: Endemic Plants of the Baja Desert

Cirio plants and cardon cactus – the tallest, oldest and whackiest plants endemic to the Baja desert.

July 5, 2010 · Leave a comment