The Community Baboon Sanctuary (CBS) is getting ready to complete its Global Environmental Facility (GEF) Small Grant Project entitled “Promoting Environmental Conservation Through Community Mobilization in the Community Baboon Sanctuary”. This project was launched on 18th March 2012 and has as its main goal to enhance thesustainable development of the CBS and the surrounding communities. […]
The CBS is a wonderful place to experience the wonders of a Belizean Rainforest first hand. Guests can interact with nature and enjoy the hospitality of the local community in one of the most innovative and unique community-based ecotourist projects in Central America. The CBS promises a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for the adventurous traveler and a […]
Remember Hurricane Richard? It slammed Belize last October. One writer describe it as this: “Demolished, topless and water-drenched homes, uprooted trees, downed power-lines, mangled signs and billboards, and scattered zinc and debris were the evidence that Hurricane Richard left today in its aftermath…”1 There was a lot of damaged and the long road to rebuilding […]
The Community Baboon Sanctuary through funding from the PACT Small Grant is implementing a new project aimed at protecting the population of howler monkeys and other endangered species in the area and the ecosystems in which they live. The main activities under this project are:
The Community Baboon Sanctuary (CBS) was founded in 1985 by Dr. Robert Horwich, an American Primatologist and Fallet Young, a landowner in Bermudian Landing. It started with just 12 landowners and today it has the support of over 200 private landowners in seven different villages. The population of the Black Howler Monkeys has grown to […]
Big Falls / St. Paul’s Bank These villages lie along a road ending at the Belize River, and are well known for the “big falls” on the river. In the dry season these “falls” are large rock outcroppings, creating the largest rapids on the Belize River. If your visit corresponds with La Ruta Maya, a […]
You can help the Sanctuary preserve the habitat for the threatened Black Howler Monkey and other precious species while helping us build strong communities! The Community Baboon Sanctuary is pleased to offer an online donation service through our website. You can use any major credit card (Visa, Mastercard, American Express, or Discover) to Adopt a […]
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