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Reports from the Bioregional Education Classes of the
Eco-Ecuador Project 

2011 

(Click here to go to 2011 BEP  Reports Set 1)

All Bioregional Education Photographs 2011

Note: Click on photos for larger image


Orlando goes over class materials with a group 
of students from the Montufar school. 

 

Photo by Clay Plager-Unger.


Ramon teaching from the Bioregionismo 
booklet. 

 

Photo by Clay Plager-Unger.


Michelle Jensen, a Planet Drum volunteer, participates in a class with the Montufar group. 

 

Photo by Clay Plager-Unger.


Margarita and her class assistant Abraham leading their Bioregionalismo students from the Genesis School. In the 
background, a large group of tricicleros (eco-taxi drivers) hold a weekly meeting. 

 

Photo by Clay Plager-Unger.


David Mera, a new professor this year, 
watches over his students as they present what they’ve been learning. 

 

Photo by 
Clay Plager-Unger.


Margarita teaching her class with Planet Drum 
and Peace Corps volunteers sitting in. 

 

Photo by Clay Plager-Unger.


William from Sage Educators, and Ricky from Global Student Embassy, help Ramon and Orlando out with the students from Montufar School. 

 

Photo by Clay Plager-Unger.


Jaime from Sage Educators and the girls from Montufar learn about the estuary. 

 

Photo by Clay Plager-Unger.


Ramon and Ricky teach a group of the Montufar students. 

 

Photo by Clay Plager-Unger.


David and his class are joined by Planet Drum volunteers from Sage Educators. 

 

Photo by Clay Plager-Unger.


Félix Pinargote and Adrian Burgos walk across to the 
bridge to San Vicente during a fieldtrip to see the estuary.

 

Photo by Anneliese Sytsma.


Julissa Panta, and Paola Molinero during the Open  House at the Fanny de Baird School. 

 

Photo by Anneliese Sytsma.


Anneliese, a Planet Drum volunteer, with Robin Chila, Angi Mendosa, and Anita Defaz at the Montufar School Open House. 

 

Photo by  Anneliese Sytsma.


Orlando helps the Montufar girls make presentations during the Open House. 

 

Photo by Anneliese Sytsma.


Clay watches on as Jennifer Pisco presents her  poster at the Montufar Open House. 

 

Photo by Anneliese Sytsma.


Ramon gets its going during his class. 

 

Photo by William Heaps.


Ramon’s group. 

 

Photo by William Heaps.


Students and volunteers get together to play a game in the 
park. 

 

Photo by William Heaps.


Orlando joins in, too. 

 

Photo by William Heaps.


Bioregionalismo students and Planet Drum volunteers during 
a fieldtrip to the greenhouse. 

 

Photo by William Heaps.


Nicole, a student from Montufar, and Noemi, her class 
assistant, who was a Bioregionalism student in 2010. 

 

Photo by Michelle Jensen


 

 

Photo by Michelle Jensen.


Montufar students during class. 

 

Photo by Michelle Jensen.


Bioregionalism students walking through town on their way 
to La Cruz during a fieldtrip. 

Photo by Michelle Jensen.


Orlando, Planet Drum’s field foreman, who has been helping 
out with the Bioregionalism classes as well, and Margarita, who is the teacher 
of the Genesis School group. 

 

Photo by Michelle Jensen.


The three classes walk up to the Cruz during the first Friday 
of the program. Photo by 

 

Michelle Jensen.


Michelle and Andrea Menecez.

Orlando and his daughter, one of the students, pose in 
front of an Algarrobo tree. 

 

Photo by Michelle Jensen.



 

Photo by Michelle Jensen.


Michelle and the girls from Montufar School.

The Montufar group on its way to the Bellavista neighborhood. 

 

Photo by Michelle Jensen. 


Ramon and his class at the lookout up on the hill in 
Bellavista. Photo by Michelle Jensen.

Michelle and Ramon’s class.

Estefano Davila Villavicencio plants a tree in the ‘Bosque 
en Medio de las Ruinas’ (The Forest amidst the Ruins) park during a fieldtrip. 

 

Photo by Michelle Jensen.


Nina Beatriz Villagran Cox tries digging a hole for 
planting trees. 

 

Photo by Michelle Jensen.


Eduardo Davila Delgado and Martin Elias Loor Patiño 
planting a tree in the ‘Ruinas’ park. 

 

Photo by Michelle Jensen.


Michelle in the park with Vivian Emperatriz and Robin 
Chila.

Elizeth Vera Mera and Shirley Farias during class. 

 

Photo by Michelle Jensen.


Ramon during an explanation about bioregions. 

 

Photo by Michelle Jensen.


Orlando and Ramon. 

 

Photo by Michelle Jensen.


Barre Luis Loor takes his Bioregionalism exam. 

 

Photo by 
Michelle Jensen.


Félix Pinargote and Samuel Verduga. 

 

Photo by Michelle Jensen.


Genesis students during class. 

 

Photo by Michelle Jensen.


Don Felipe Sanchez presents what it was like to survive 
the El Niño Phenomenon to all three Bioregionalism students in the park. 

 

Photo by Michelle Jensen.


David and his students watch intently. 

 

Photo by Michelle Jensen.


Don Felipe Sanchez gives a very animated presentation. 

 

Photo by Michelle Jensen.


Ramon helps Elizeth Vera Mera present to Montufar group 
during class in the park. 

 

Photo by Clay Plager-Unger.

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(Click here to go to 2011 BEP  Reports Set 1)