February 2016 (No. XVII)

Dear <<First Name>>,
This month read about our recent activity around Stanford and in Costa Rica, with advances made in our youth environmental leadership and education program, SELAL, and in Caminos de Osa. 
The INOGO Team

SELAL III: January 2016

On January 22nd, 2016 the Stanford Environmental Leadership and Language (SELAL) program celebrated the graduation of its third cohort of youth leaders from the Professional and Technical High School in Puerto Jimenez (CTP Puerto Jimenez). A total of 23 eleventh and twelfth grade students participated in the two-week, intensive program of hands-on activities, workshops, hikes, in-class lessons, and local business tours. As in past programs, throughout the experience students met and interacted daily with different environmental, sustainability, and local business leaders on the Peninsula. Read more

Test-run of the Camino del Oro

Tourists aren’t the only ones who have been anxiously awaiting an opportunity to explore the Caminos de Osa. Following a July 2015 trip in which INOGO visited many of the first cohort businesses, we recently had the opportunity to join a small group of RBA collaborators to explore the first trail of the Caminos de Osa that will open: the Camino del OroRead more

MAR. 5

3rd Annual International Migratory Bird Festival, Osa Peninsula

Caminos de Osa wins “Best Active Tourism" award, FITUR 2016

Caminos de Osa, the tourism product created by the Caminos de Liderazgo program, wont the Best Active Tourism award at FITUR, the International Tourism Fair in Madrid, Spain. Nominated by the government of Costa Rica, Caminos de Osa was the 21st winner of this annual award. Read more 

INOGO RESEARCHERS at woods institute conference

On December 2, 2015, INOGO researchers Austin Cruz (M.A.,'13) and Samantha Selby (M.A. candidate, Graduate School of Education,'16) presented a poster with the initial results from the environmental education program that they Co-Coordinate, the Stanford Environmental Leadership and Language (SELAL) program, at the annual Young Environmental Scholars (YES) conference hosted by the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment. Read more
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