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by Jerry Wylie last modified May 25, 2017 01:18 PM
Technical assistance to protected areas in Nicaragua in support of USAID programs from 2003 to 2010. Technical assistance to conservation NGOs for longterm research, ecotourism and conservation education beginning in 2010.
Paso del Istmo Tourism: Recommendations for Roadway Signage from San Juan del Sur to Ostional and Interpretive Panels at La Flor Wildlife Refuge

Paso del Istmo Tourism: Recommendations for Roadway Signage from San Juan del Sur to Ostional and Interpretive Panels at La Flor Wildlife Refuge

This project evaluates the current roadway signage from San Juan del Sur to the community of El Ostional and provides recommendations for improvements which will help MARENA, NGOs and local communities achieve their objectives for conservation and sustainable development. It…

Turismo en Paso del Istmo: Recomendaciones Para Rotulos de Carretera Desde San Juan del Sur Hasta Ostional y Paneles Interpretativos en el Refugio de Vida Silvestre La Flor

Turismo en Paso del Istmo: Recomendaciones Para Rotulos de Carretera Desde San Juan del Sur Hasta Ostional y Paneles Interpretativos en el Refugio de Vida Silvestre La Flor

Este proyecto evalúa la señalización actual sobre el camino que va de San Juan del Sur a la comunidad de Ostional y brinda recomendaciones para mejoras que ayudarán a MARENA, las ONGs y a las comunidades a lograr sus objetivos…

Hervideros de San Jacinto (ppt)

Hervideros de San Jacinto (ppt)

Summary of plan and designs for interpretive signs for volcanic mud pots at the village of San Jacinto, Nicaragua.

Paso del Istmo Tourism: Recommendations for Community-based Kayak Tourism

Paso del Istmo Tourism: Recommendations for Community-based Kayak Tourism

The southern coast of Nicaragua has excellent potential for sea kayak tours, especially in the vicinity of the small fishing village of Ostional about 25 km south of San Juan del Sur, a major tourism center on the southern coast.…

Paso del Istmo tourism: SWOT Rapid Assessment

Paso del Istmo tourism: SWOT Rapid Assessment

A rapid assessment of tourism opportunities of the southwestern corner of Nicaragua was conducted to examine existing and proposed programs of the nonprofit organization Paso Pacifico and make recommendations for possible funding and technical assistance through USAID/Nicaragua. This assessment focused…

Paso Pacifico: Making Connections for Conservation

Paso Pacifico: Making Connections for Conservation

Designs for four posters describing the programs of Paso Pacifico. Text is in Spanish.

Signs: Recommendations and Designs Phase I: Highway and Road Signage in the Protected Areas of Nicaragua

Signs: Recommendations and Designs Phase I: Highway and Road Signage in the Protected Areas of Nicaragua

This project evaluates the current roadside signage in seven Nicaraguan protected areas participating in the MARENA/USAID Comanagement project (COMAP) and provides recommendations for improvements which will help MARENA, NGOs and local communities achieve their management objectives. This project does not…

Designs for Interpretive Panels at Pearl Lagoon

Designs for Interpretive Panels at Pearl Lagoon

This 6-panel interpretive kiosk was designed with input from participants at the Sustainable Tourism Workshop held in the community of Pearl Lagoon May 2006.

Tourism in the Pearl Lagoon Basin: Recommendations for Community-based Sustainable Tourism

Tourism in the Pearl Lagoon Basin: Recommendations for Community-based Sustainable Tourism

This report is a continuation of a series of activities sponsored by USAID/Nicaragua to promote sustainable community-based tourism in the communities of the Pearl Lagoon Basin on the Caribbean side of Nicaragua. Previous activities include an assessment of the potential…

Trip Report for Pearl Lagoon, Nicaragua

Trip Report for Pearl Lagoon, Nicaragua

The community of Pearl Lagoon and the nearby cays was visited April 22-26, 2005 to assess the area’s potential for resource-based tourism and to develop preliminary ideas and information for a visitor kiosk and a tourism workshop. Recommendations for kayak…

 Miscellaneous Interpretive Posters

Miscellaneous Interpretive Posters

A sample of environmental interpretation posters designed for protected areas in Nicaragua. These are designs that do not have associated reports.

Sea Kayak Assessment of Pearl Lagoon, Nicaragua: Summary of Findings and Recommendations

Sea Kayak Assessment of Pearl Lagoon, Nicaragua: Summary of Findings and Recommendations

Two coastal areas to the east and west of the community of Pearl Lagoon were visited to assess their potential for sea kayaking and water trails. These areas are covered with a humid rain forest dominated by varieties of mangrove,…

Sea Kayak Assessment for the Pearl Cays, Nicaragua: Summary of Findings and Recommendations

Sea Kayak Assessment for the Pearl Cays, Nicaragua: Summary of Findings and Recommendations

Seven small islands off the Caribbean coastline of Nicaragua near the community of Pearl Lagoon were visited to assess their potential for sea kayak ecotourism. Their potential to be a primary destination for international tourists is high, especially the central…

 
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