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Soundings December 2021

At the end of October this year, the first permanent GPS station was installed in Loreto.  Permanent, geodetic-grade GPS is a quantum leap beyond the GPS device you take hiking or operating inside your smartphone.  “Geodesy” refers to high-precision measurements of the surface of the earth, changes in the land surface, and precise positioning or navigation.  Geodetic GPS equipment can measure locations hundreds of times more accurately than hand-held GPS equipment, providing the levels of precision needed for most scientific and many commercial applications.  Permanent GPS receivers operate at a fixed location, taking measurements constantly, and providing a base station for any other GPS surveying or measurement in the region.

12/20/2021|Soundings Newsletter|

14th Anniversary GALA Photo Booth

12/18/2021|GALA, Photo Gallery|

14th Anniversary GALA Event Photos

12/18/2021|GALA, Photo Gallery|

Soundings Special Report 2021

It starts with an idea and a dream. A dream of a research field station in Loreto, BCS, born of international partnerships and alliances, a hub bustling with the activities of researchers, students, professors, journalists, and scientists from across the globe. A dream of an educational center to support exploration of the physiological treasures in the region, create a baseline of information upon which to build a data bank, and extend an awareness and understanding of the Baja peninsula.

12/04/2021|Soundings Newsletter, Special Report|

Live Auction Preview for Eco-Alianza’s 14th Anniversary GALA

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 13 HOTEL LA MISION ECO-ALIANZA'S ANNUAL FUNDRAISING GALA CELEBRATING 14 YEARS OF CONSERVATION! We are honored that many of you will be joining us on November 13 and are grateful for your attendance and support.  We are excited that this year's event returns to the fabulous ballroom of the Hotel La Misión to include cocktails, appetizers and gourmet Mexican cuisine by the talented chefs of La Misión. Your friendship and support continue to make our work possible, improving the [...]

11/08/2021|GALA|

Soundings September 2021

Eco-Alianza's 2020 and early 2021 programs and events posed unique challenges for all of us on how to connect with family and friends. We sincerely miss seeing many of you in person.

08/22/2021|Soundings Newsletter|

Soundings May 2021

On April 24, Eco-Alianza hosted the Third Annual “One Ocean Film Festival” on the elegant grounds of Rancho El Jaral overlooking the beautiful Gulf of California and Parque Nacional Bahía de Lore, our very special place on Earth we all work to conserve and protect. More than 125 supporters enjoyed an outdoor program of nature-related films and presentations after an enjoyable social time and delicious meal served by culinary sponsor, Hotel La Misión Loreto. While following all COVID safety protocols, participants at the fundraising event enjoyed mingling in an outdoor setting. As a result of the generosity of Eco-Alianza’s supporters, attending or absent, sufficient funds were raised to support Environmental Education programs for 2021.

05/25/2021|Soundings Newsletter|

Soundings March 2021

One Ocean Film Festival Earmarked to Support Environmental Education - April 24, 2021 After a year that felt like “everything on hold,” we are happy to announce a resumption of our annual One Ocean Film Festival. Due to ongoing challenges with COVID restrictions, we are changing the venue this year and shortening the duration. Originially scheduled for March of last year, Eco-Alianza's third One Ocean Film Festival is now slated as a one-evening event honoring Earth Day, [...]

02/25/2021|Soundings Newsletter|

Soundings December 2020

Although Eco-Alianza's traditional anniversary GALA wasn't possible this year due to Covid-19 precautions, an outdoor awards ceremony last month honored Trudi Angell, this year's recipient of Eco-Alianza's Environmental Stewardship Award (commonly referred to as “Conservationist of the Year”).

12/10/2020|Soundings Newsletter|

Soundings October 2020

As reported in our September Soundings, because of Covid-19 precautions, Eco-Alianza's 13th Anniversary will be celebrated along with next year's 14th Anniversary GALA in November of 2021 at the Hotel La Mision. Proceeds from the GALA normally provide the majority of funding for all Eco-Alianza conservation and education programs, so to raise the necessary program funding for the coming year, we are currently holding an Online Fund Drive that officially wraps up on October 31.

10/24/2020|Soundings Newsletter|