ARCAS Guatemala

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Overflowing with wildlife, ARCAS asks for help. Established in 1989 to rescue wild birds and animals, especially endangered species, the Wildlife Rescue and Conservation Association (known as ARCAS, its Spanish acronym) has grown into one of the most complete rescue centers in the world. Receiving hundreds of animals each year at its three sites in Guatemala, ARCAS also faces a […]

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TALK: ARCAS, Rescuing Guatemalan Wildlife

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9 Tues., 5:30pm (English) TALK ARCAS, Rescuing Guatemalan Wildlife. The Wildlife Rescue and Conservation Association (ARCAS) is the leading advocate for the rights of wild animals in Guatemala. In the Department of Petén, it manages one of the largest and most success wildlife rescue centers in the world, receiving 300-600 animals of 40+ species per year, the majority confiscated from […]

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TALK Rescuing Guatemalan Wildlife

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24 Tues., 5:30pm. (English) TALK Rescuing Guatemalan Wildlife. The Wildlife Rescue and Conservation Association (ARCAS) is the leading advocate for the rights of wild animals in Guatemala. In the Department of Petén it manages one of the largest and most successful wildlife rescue centers in the world, receiving 300-600 animals of 40+ species per year, the majority confiscated from wildlife […]

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Release of the Macaws

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Dateline: Guatemala, October 5, 2015 The offspring of rescued parrots, nine scarlet macaws were recently freed into the wild by the Wildlife Rescue and Conservation Association (ARCAS), marking the first release of the endangered birds in Guatemala. The nine were freed Oct. 5 in the Sierra Lacandón National Park in the Maya Biosphere Reserve in northern Petén with the objective […]

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