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Director: Jesse Young
Mission: To protect the black howler monkey (Alouatta pigra), the forests and other wildlife; to work with seven local communities to integrate community development with wildlife conservation; to provide education on tropical rainforests in Belize for Belizean school children, other Belize nationals, and foreign visitors through field lectures, school lectures, an on-site museum, and the publication of wildlife/rainforest materials about Belize.
Principal Research Programs: Behavior and ecology of the black howler (Alouatta pigra); reintroduction of the black howler to other areas of Belize.
Training Opportunities: Potential educational opportunities for volunteers/interns on community conservation through Dr. Robert Horwich of Community Conservation, 50542 One Quiet Lane, Gays Mills, WI 54631; Educational opportunities available for: Pre-College, Undergraduate; Field work opportunities available; Program emphasis: Community conservation; Financial support rarely available. Contact Community Baboon Sanctuary directly through Jesse Young (email@example.com) or Colin Young, Galen University (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Number of Staff: 2-4
Associated Field Sites: Jesse Young, email@example.com, Bermudian landing, focus on conservation, education and ecotourism around the black howler monkey
Supported Species: Alouatta pigra (black howler)
Publications: "A Belizean Rain Forest-The Community Baboon Sanctuary", a 420-page text available from Community Conservation, 50542 One Quiet Lane, Gays Mills, WI 54631 (firstname.lastname@example.org) for $21.00 postpaid. newsletters and professional publications can be downloaded at www.communityconservation.org
Last Updated: 2006-07-26
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