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Greetings from the Canopy...
One of the many "tools" we use to reach all of you, our friends, is our website. We endeavor to keep it up to date with recent sightings, trip reports, comprehensive species lists and much more. We are very proud of our website and hope that you enjoy all that it has to offer.
We are excited to annouce that we are offering a SPECIAL 8-night all-inclusive nature package, Introduction to Tropical Biodiversity, November 6-14, 2013. This special, one-time only tour will feature the wealth of knowledge of two guest scientists, Dr. Howard Topoff and Dr. Carol Simon, from the prestigious American Museum of Natural History in New York, who will be joining us in Panama for this special tour! Furthermore, they will entertain us each evening of the tour with informative multimedia presentations about tropical environments. Please join us for this exciting tour!
We have also just heard from TripAdvisor that the Canopy Tower has received the 2013 Certificate of Excellence, for the second year in a row! Congratulations to our loyal and dedicated staff and to our wonderful guests! We strive to provide exceptional hospitality and personal attention to each and every one of our guests. This could not have been achieved without your inspiring reviews – thank you and we love hearing from you all!
Best wishes, and I hope to see
Raúl Arias de Para - President/Founder
Canopy Tower Family News
A "Nose-to-Beak" Experience with a Harpy Eagle
On July 4th, Canopy Tower guide Carlos Bethancourt and the Cheepers! Birding on a Budget group were invited for a special visit to Summit Municipal Park to meet a young Harpy Eagle that just arrived to the park at the end of June. The group thoroughly enjoyed the talk by the park's Director, Nestor Correa, and the "behind-the-scenes" tour. In addition to the Harpy Eagle, the group met a Black Hawk-Eagle, young Gray Foxes, baby sloths and a tamandua, who stole everyone's hearts! Canopy Tower Family is now building relations with Summit Park to support their rehabilitation and education programs for the protection of animals in Panama. Read more about this exciting visit here.
Kenn & Kimberly Kaufman visit the Canopy Tower & Lodge!
This month we welcomed special guests Kenn & Kimberly Kaufman, who visited the Canopy Tower and Canopy Lodge with the Cheepers! tour. This dynamic duo of the birding world has entertained us through various field guides, books, events and more. This is their first time in Panama, so we wanted to show them the best of the best! They thoroughly enjoyed their visit, and wrote these kind words on July 1st:
"Hello Raul, I'm writing to you from the Canopy Tower, and I would give it a Certificate of World's-Most-Excellent! This is probably the most wonderful birding lodge that I have ever visited, in all my travels on all seven continents. Congratulations and thank you for your vision!" -- Kenn Kaufman