Local news and opinion reaching the communities of nosara, samarA and Nicoya
Log in |
Return to homepage
home regional community sports entertainment surf nature health en Espa´┐Żol English
December 09
January 2010
February 2010
Water Edition
March 2010
April 2010
May 2010
June 2010
July 2010
August 2010
September 10
October 10
November 10
December 10
January 2011
February 2011
March 2011
April 2011
May 2011
June 2011
July 2011
August 2011
September 11
October 11
November 11
December 11
January 2012
February 2012
March 2012
April 2012
May 2012
June 2012
July 2012
August 2012
September 12
October 12
November 12
December 12
January 13
February 13
March 13
April 13
May 13
  El Pais
  Inside Costa Rica
  Costa Spirit
  Q Costa Rica
  Today Costa Rica
  El Sabanero
  Nosara Animal Care
  Nosara Info
Esquelita de Nosara
  Friends of Nosara
  Nosara Civic Association

Environmental Education
Contest: Presenting the winners

By Jessica Sheffield

We are excited to announce the winners of the Water Conservation drawing and writing contest organized by the Environmental Committee of Del Mar Academy. The following are the winners of the different categories: Chiara Britschgi from Del Mar Academy won the drawing category, Britanny Castillo from Serapio López won the story category, John Harry Duarte from Santa Marta school won the essay category and Julián Monge from Del Mar Academy won the poem category.  

On April 6th, Bobbi Johnson from the Nosara Civic Association, Rick Walker from the local Asada, Gerardo Bolaños de Sustainably Manager at Harmony and Damaris Matarrita – all of which are community members that are well-known for their environmental commitment and leadership – were invited to select the grand winners of this green educational contest.

The environmental education contest which is held at Del Mar Academy every year was piloted in two more schools this year: Serapio López and Santa Marta. Due to this year's success, the environmental committee plans to extend the contest to all of the schools in the area next year. Prior to entering into the drawing and writing contest all of the students from these different schools received a water conservation presentation. Each school had its own internal process to select its finalists.


More Nature News

Top Ten Signs It's Rainy Season

When the rains turn on in Nosara it's as though we turn back the calendar to a simpler way of life. It's the time of year we all secretly wait for. Less work, more play, and a lot of water. Here are the ten best signs that we've come to one more rainy season, in a very particular order.

Carrillo Beach honored with the Blue Flag
Ministers of the Republic meet to discuss Carrillo and Samara community concerns

School children and community members gathered excited around the flag pole in front of Carrillo Beach Saturday morning, April 30th. They were joined by ministers of the Republic of Costa Rica, including Vice President Alfio Piva Mesen, Vice Minister of Education Silvia Viguez, Executive President of AyA (Acuaductos y Acantarillados) Oscar Nuñez, Minister of Social, Dr. Fernando Marin, and Executive President of the IFAM Juan Marin.

Picking Apart the Manchineel
A Local Resident with a Lethal Secret

Beware looking for cover on a rainy day; even standing beneath the tree during a rain storm can cause the skin to blister. Stay upwind from bonfires as smoke from burning wood can also cause serious allergic reactions in both the lungs and eyes.

Contact us: NOSARA [email protected] / PUBLICITY and ADVERTISING [email protected]
Copyright 2012© The Voice of Nosara