Elmar Requena

Junior Terrestrial Biologist

Mr. Requena joined TIDE in 2008. From San Pedro Columbia (now living in Punta Gorda), he’s fluent in Spanish and Ke’chi Maya. He graduated from University of Belize with a degree in Natural Resource Management and completed a certificate in bird ecology & botany. Elmar’s vast experience includes outreach for the Wildlife Conservation Society, monitoring terrestrial and marine ecosystems, and projects on behalf of other universities and NGOs. Elmar won a Conservation Leadership Program grant in 2013 and heads up the CLP Hicatee Research and Education Group Team. Growing up on a family farm, he has an understanding of agriculture and biodiversity conservation key pillars in participatory community Natural Resources Management.

Elmar Requena
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