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This Group's Picture (above): Explained February 17, 2005 11:32 AM

The current picture for this Care2 group is of the Iwokrama Field Station, near Kurupukari, Guyana. The Iwokrama International Centre was established to promote "the conservation and the sustainable and equitable use of tropical rain forests in a manner that leads to lasting ecological, economic, and social benefits to the people of Guyana and to the world in general, by undertaking research, training, and the development and dissemination of technologies." The Academy for Conservation and Peace plans to locate our campus within a reasonable distance from the Iwokrama Field Station. This will allow for easy collaboration between our two organizations. To learn more about the Iwokrama International Centre, visit their website: To learn more about our Campus, visit our website:  [ send green star]
Helloooooo February 17, 2005 12:49 PM

WOWWW!! Congratulations for your efforts, I am so glad to see people working to conserve this world and it's treasures for the future generations, thank you!!! I live in México and I know how hard is to work in our countries (or countries with profiles like ours) in the sustaintable development, to preserv the rain forest can be our passport to future life, the biodiversity we have can be the key to save human race in a near future, we need to save the quality of life of our people, making our countries to develop and growth in a congruent way friendly with the enviroment and the culture of our countries. HUgzzzz María!!!  [ send green star]  [ accepted]
kudos March 04, 2005 1:14 PM

Chad. I feel both humbled and for lack of a better word, priviledged that you aked me to join this group. I am amazed by your vision and fortitude, and foresee tremendoulsy powerful environmental and socially lucrative outcomes. I am anxious to learn more about this project as it developes and hope to be part of it somehow, someday.. (forgive my spelling) Sincerely Michelle B.  [ send green star]  [ accepted]
sustainable school March 25, 2005 11:08 AM

hello, i am ecstatic at this new venture. i would love the opportunity to go to guyana and learn more about sustainable development/engineering. i am off to costa rica in may to learn how their culture deals with the impacts of technological progress without endangering their environment. it is truly exciting to see more active people becoming involved in the extremely important issue of trying to eliminate the negative impacts that humans have on the ecosystem. the emphasis in my studies has been human impacts on watersheds, sediment studies and development of constructed wetlands to treat municipal wastewater. those are just a few of my favorites. i hope to become more involved with this venture. sincerely, cathie  [ send green star]  [ accepted]
I'm impressed April 07, 2005 8:33 PM

with what you are doing. It sort of sounds like "on the rez to the south side." Perhaps we could swap some notes or teach at each others facility. Eco construction is my speciality area. I'm always looking to learn what's new in the field. This looks awesome!  [ send green star]  [ accepted]
Wow! December 11, 2005 2:04 PM

What you're doing is really awesome!  [ send green star]  [ accepted]
Thanks! December 12, 2005 8:31 AM

We appreciate the positive feedback! Our vision for the Academy seems to resonnate with so many people. That is how we know we are doing something worth while, and it helps to keep us going! Thank you so much, Chad Blevins  [ send green star]
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