NJP News

May 18, 2018

Rare Jaguar Mating Video

Four years ago, we retrieved a video we thought was one-in-a-million

April 3, 2018

4 Reasons to Support NJP

We have photographed 10 jaguars since this time last year

March 2, 2018

Viva Los Jaguares!

Thank you for loving these critters and wild places so much

February 8, 2018

Vote for the Jaguar

You can help jaguars right now

January 4, 2018

Round Up at the Co-op

Your spare change can benefit NJP

December 28, 2017

A Year of Accomplishments

Thank you for your support!

November 28, 2017

Meet This Month’s Jaguars

Please support NJP on Giving Tuesday

November 10, 2017

Laqui’s Lens on the Reserve: Fall 2017

A glimpse of life in the field by Laqui Duarte

October 9, 2017

USA Today’s “The Wall” Podcast

People don’t realize jaguars belong in the Southwest

September 19, 2017

Libélula Returns

One of the longest documented jaguars on the reserve

August 28, 2017

A Brand New Jaguar

Second new jaguar on Viviendo con Felinos ranches in 2017

August 18, 2017

Junior Jaguar Guardians

Getting youth out in nature to enjoy animal sightings

May 31, 2017

Un-Fragmenting / Des-Fragmentando

Reuniting culture and ecology in the borderlands

May 15, 2017

Laqui’s Lens on the Reserve: Spring 2017

A glimpse of life in the field by Laqui Duarte

May 4, 2017

Día de la Madre Jaguar

Celebrating the female jaguars of the borderlands

December 10, 2016

A Letter from Our Guardian

Thank you for helping us help jaguars… We look forward to sharing our adventures!

June 12, 2016

Jaguar Guardian Blog – May 2016

We had a new jaguar photographed on the reserve this month…

May 11, 2016

Jaguar Guardian Blog – April 2016

More ranchers interested in working with us to protect flora and fauna…

April 12, 2016

Jaguar Guardian Blog – March 2016

We were grateful to see the vaqueros constructing a new shade palapa…

March 14, 2016

Jaguar Guardian Blog – February 2016

We spent time learning how to improve camera placement and design…

December 18, 2015

Jaguar Guardian Blog – November 2015

We visited sites known to get the best wildlife photographs…

November 20, 2015

Jaguar Guardian Blog – October 2015

We began our trip at Bábaco…

October 9, 2015

Jaguar Guardian Blog – September 2015

When we have a lot of work, we need to work from dawn to dusk…

September 19, 2015

Jaguar Guardian Blog – August 2015

It seemed like our truck was in good condition…

August 15, 2015

Jaguar Guardian Blog – July 2015

We had some new visitors this month…

July 21, 2015

Jaguar Guardian Blog – June 2015

Our time on the Northern Jaguar Reserve is always interesting…

June 6, 2015

Jaguar Guardian Blog – May 2015

We had a scary experience when the truck stopped working…

May 8, 2015

Jaguar Guardian Blog – April 2015

We traveled with visitors from the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum…

April 17, 2015

Jaguar Guardian Blog – March 2015

Los Pavos is one of my favorite ranches on the reserve…

March 24, 2015

Jaguar Guardian Blog – February 2015

We returned to our beloved Northern Jaguar Reserve…

February 12, 2015

Jaguar Guardian Blog – January 2015

We usually have wildlife sightings when we enter the reserve…

January 6, 2015

Jaguar Guardian Blog – December 2014

One of our most exhilarating experiences to date…

December 12, 2014

Jaguar Guardian Blog – November 2014

Our time on the reserve is always very enjoyable…

November 20, 2014

Jaguar Guardian Blog – October 2014

The vegetation is changing, birds are migrating…

October 29, 2014

Jaguar Guardian Blog – September 2014

We continued work on the CenJaguar project…

September 16, 2014

Video captures rare jaguar footage

A glimpse of two jaguars on the reserve…

September 5, 2014

Jaguar Guardian Blog – August 2014

Everything was thriving and brilliant green colors have emerged…

August 1, 2014

Jaguar Guardian Blog – July 2014

The rainy season arrived to replenish life on the reserve…

July 7, 2014

Thinking Like a Jaguar

Middle school student raises support to save the jaguar…

July 2, 2014

Jaguar Guardian Blog – May/June 2014

Water is an important resource on the reserve…

June 23, 2014

Birds of the Reserve, Part II

More fun bird images from the reserve…

June 11, 2014

Birds of the Reserve, Part I

The bird species that fly past our cameras…

June 6, 2014

Jaguar Guardian Spotlight

A Q&A with one of our reserve guardians…

May 22, 2014

Jaguar Guardian Blog – April 2014

Jaguars appear on the reserve and ranches…

April 8, 2014

The Heart of the Northern Jaguar Reserve

Corazón grew up on the reserve, and the reserve grew with her…

March 26, 2014

The Jaguars of 2013

Eleven jaguars on the reserve and ranches this year…

March 25, 2014

Jaguar Guardian Blog – March 2014

We retrieved photos of at least four new jaguars…

February 14, 2014

Jaguar Guardian Blog – January 2014

A diversity of wildlife sightings…

December 31, 2013

Looking Back at 2013

A few of our favorite highlights this year…

December 24, 2013

Viviendo con Felinos Blog – December 2013

We had two types of wildlife sightings on this outing…

December 3, 2013

Viviendo con Felinos Blog – November 2013

Ranchers often talk about how the cold spells affect vegetation…

November 16, 2013

Viviendo con Felinos Blog – October 2013

We had the opportunity to travel to the Reserva Monte Mojino…

October 14, 2013

Viviendo con Felinos Blog – September 2013

I worked with two people very knowledgeable in their fields…

October 9, 2013

Jaguar Guardian Blog – September 2013

We began our journey at Los Pavos…

October 3, 2013

Breathtaking Images from the Reserve

Enjoy this view of the reserve after the summer rains…

September 5, 2013

Jaguar Guardian Blog – August 2013

I was surprised to find the landscape transformed…

August 20, 2013

Tigres del Desierto: Art Raffle to Benefit NJP

Original painting based on the Northern Jaguar Reserve…

August 5, 2013

In Memoriam: Peter Warshall


July 29, 2013

Viviendo con Felinos Blog – July 2013

This month’s trip was full of unexpected events…

July 12, 2013

Jaguar Guardian Blog – June 2013

Laqui accompanied me on this trip…

June 11, 2013

Jaguar Guardian Blog – May 2013

This month was the beginning of the very hottest season…

June 5, 2013

Catch El Inmenso on the Discovery Channel

Northern Jaguar Reserve featured in new Discovery series, North America…

May 22, 2013

Jaguar Guardian Blog – April 2013

A new six-month-old jaguar cub photograph this month…

April 26, 2013

Jaguar Guardian Blog – March 2013

We noticed an increase in bird populations this month…

March 22, 2013

Jaguar Guardian Blog – February 2013

I realized yet again how beautiful the reserve is…

February 15, 2013

Jaguar Guardian Blog – January 2013

We welcomed the launch of TrekWest this month…

December 29, 2012

Jaguar Guardian Blog – December 2012

We retrieved more jaguar photos in a single month than we’ve had since August…

December 18, 2012

The Jaguars of 2012

Twelve jaguars on the reserve and ranches this year…

December 11, 2012

The Best Photos of 2012

A look at the best wildlife photos on the reserve in 2012…

December 9, 2012

Jaguar Guardian Blog – November 2012

Our trip this month was an adventure…

November 19, 2012

Jaguar Guardian Blog – October 2012

Two young pumas and their mother play in front of a camera…

October 18, 2012

Jaguar Guardian Blog – September 2012

One of the best macaw sightings I have ever had…

September 21, 2012

Spotlight on the Jaguar Guardians

Check us out in the latest issue of Origin magazine…

September 14, 2012

Jaguar Guardian Blog – August 2012

This time of year, the landscape is unrecognizable…

August 15, 2012

Jaguar Guardian Blog – July 2012

This month I’m sharing feline photos from the reserve and ranches…

July 23, 2012

Jaguar Guardian Blog – June 2012

The first black bear at the reserve…

July 19, 2012

Viviendo con Felinos Blog – June 2012

This trip was somewhat different…

June 17, 2012

Viviendo con Felinos Blog – May 2012

Laqui went with me to all of the ranches…

June 5, 2012

Jaguar Guardian Blog – May 2012

Love is in the air this spring…

May 21, 2012

Viviendo con Felinos Blog – April 2012

The first ranch we visited was El Puerto…

May 15, 2012

Jaguar Guardian Blog – April 2012

We have good news for you…

April 20, 2012

Jaguar Guardian Blog – March 2012

There was again snow in the high Sierras…

April 19, 2012

Viviendo con Felinos Blog – March 2012

We were surprised to see the first jaguar photo at Las Cuevas…

March 15, 2012

Jaguar Guardian Blog – February 2012

Spring has not yet begun, but many plants are flowering…

March 3, 2012

Viviendo con Felinos Blog – February 2012

This month’s most exciting, and surprising, photo…

February 12, 2012

Jaguar Guardian Blog – January 2012

The beauty of the adobes at Babisal de Abajo…

December 28, 2011

The Jaguars of 2011

A look at the 11 jaguars on the reserve and ranches this year…

December 20, 2011

Viviendo con Felinos Blog – November 2011

We ended the year with photos of the four felines and four prey…

December 9, 2011

Jaguar Guardian Blog – November 2011

The rain took us by surprise, along with the coldness…

November 23, 2011

Viviendo con Felinos Blog – October 2011

On this trip, there were deer transects, gabions, and of course the cameras…

November 21, 2011

Jaguar Guardian Blog – October 2011

Our goal was to reach Los Pavos…

October 25, 2011

Viviendo con Felinos Blog – September 2011

The surprise was one of the best we could have hoped for…

October 18, 2011

Jaguar Guardian Blog – September 2011

The rains continue, the landscape is green…

September 30, 2011

Our Conservation Heroes

Congratulations Carmina and Miguel…

September 23, 2011

Viviendo con Felinos Blog – August 2011

All pumas and ocelots this time…

August 22, 2011

Viviendo con Felinos Blog – July 2011

With rough, rugged roads, the right truck is important…

July 23, 2011

Jaguar Guardian Blog – June 2011

The temperature was 117 degrees…

July 18, 2011

Viviendo con Felinos Blog – June 2011

I began to review the cameras on the ranches…

June 23, 2011

There’s a New Addition to the Family

Help us name the new jaguar cub…

June 20, 2011

Jaguar Guardian Blog – May 2011

The story of Cecilia and her cub…

June 17, 2011

Viviendo con Felinos Blog – May 2011

All of the ranches are nice, but especially…

May 20, 2011

Jaguar Guardian Blog – April 2011

We have a lot of jaguar photos again this month…

April 22, 2011

Jaguar Guardian Blog – March 2011

We found 20 jaguar photos during our monthly review…

March 29, 2011

Priority Lands Along Río Aros Added to Reserve

Together with Naturalia, we purchased Rancho El Carricito…

March 18, 2011

Jaguar Guardian Blog – February 2011

We’re exploring new sites looking for jaguars…

February 21, 2011

Jaguar Guardian Blog – January 2011

We heard a loud roar, a silence, and another roar…

January 24, 2011

Vote for NJP with Disney’s Friends for Change

NJP’s Growing the Jaguar Garden program has been selected for funding through Disney’s Friends for Change: Project Green…

January 23, 2011

Jaguar-themed Drawing Contest Selections

Creativity and imagination infuse regional drawing contest…

December 20, 2010

Jaguar Guardian Blog – November/December 2010

We’re excited that even though the year is not yet over…

November 24, 2010

Jaguar Guardian Blog – October 2010

Ten jaguar photos this month, including Corazón…

October 22, 2010

Jaguar Guardian Blog – September 2010

The hard work to identify birds becomes more familiar…

September 24, 2010

Jaguar Guardian Blog – August 2010

At last, we returned to the reserve…

August 18, 2010

Jaguar Guardian Blog – July 2010

Another part of our job as guardians…

July 16, 2010

Jaguar Guardian Blog – May/June 2010

We had a good time working with friends…

June 28, 2010

Disney & NJP’s Feline Photo Project

Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund supports NJP and conservation efforts around the world…

May 19, 2010

Jaguar Guardian Blog – April 2010

What a long way to travel…

April 14, 2010

Jaguar Guardian Blog – March 2010

This is a good example of the use of camera traps…

March 23, 2010

Jaguar Guardian Blog – February 2010

Introducing Chasah and Balam, the newest reserve jaguars…

February 25, 2010

Jaguar Guardian Blog – January 2010

Like each month, we had a lot of work and many adventures…

January 11, 2010

Jaguar Guardian Blog – December 2009

The new year that is beginning fills us with hope & encouragement…

December 9, 2009

With Your Support

Our project has truly blossomed…

December 3, 2009

Jaguar Guardian Blog – November 2009

This month was not only about field work…

November 20, 2009

Jaguar Guardian Blog – October 2009

We had one good jaguar picture of a very hungry female…

October 21, 2009

Celebrating Service to Conservation

Diego Ezrré honored as 2009 Disney Conservation Hero…

October 19, 2009

Jaguar Guardian Blog – September 2009

The botany team made it to the reserve…

August 27, 2009

Jaguar Guardian Blog – July 2009

Corazón and Perrito at Los Pavos…

July 16, 2009

Jaguar Guardian Blog – June 2009

We saw several groups of military macaws at the reserve…

June 20, 2009

Jaguar Guardian Blog – May 2009

A new jaguar at the reserve this month, one that needs a name…

May 28, 2009

Jaguar Guardian Blog – April 2009

We started the month working with bats…

April 25, 2009

Jaguar Guardian Blog – March 2009

We are excited because this is the first badger record in years…

March 17, 2009

Jaguar Guardian Blog – February 2009

We are Carmina and Miguel, the new jaguar guardians…

December 5, 2008

A Year of Accomplishment

While the economy in the U.S. has turned topsy-turvy, a small population of jaguars remains in need of protection in Sonora…

December 2, 2008

Jaguar Guardian Blog – November 2008

This field trip was really awesome, I was in just the Sonoran style…

November 22, 2008

Jaguar Guardian Blog – October 2008

During this trip, we went through the reserve on horseback over five days…

October 21, 2008

Jaguar Guardian Blog – September 2008

One of the ranchers got two puma pictures, and one of them looks really awesome…

September 25, 2008

Defenders Recognizes NJP President

Defenders of Wildlife gives NJP president the Spirit of Defenders Award for Citizen Advocacy…

September 15, 2008

Road & Research

The Northern Jaguar Reserve is going to need to borrow a bulldozer for repairs…

September 15, 2008

Jaguar Guardian Blog – August 2008

Before leaving town, we heard that the rains had destroyed the road inside the reserve…

September 10, 2008

Stewardship Fund Launched

We’re excited to announce the launch of our Stewardship and Long-term Management Fund…

August 12, 2008

Jaguar Guardian Blog – July 2008

We got a lot of information from the cameras, and we got two jaguar pictures…

July 15, 2008

Babisal el Mojado

When Aaron and Moez went to the Northern Jaguar Reserve to look for birds, they found an extremely affectionate domesticated cat…

July 14, 2008

Bird Survey Locates 92 Species

Our ornithologist friends Aaron Flesch and Moez Ali managed a very successful survey trip to the reserve this Summer…

July 7, 2008

Jaguar Guardian Blog – June 2008

We faced several problems but in the end we managed to get some results…

June 13, 2008

Bat Findings & Other Surprises

Expedition to the reserve sets sights on locating bats…

June 4, 2008

Jaguar Guardian Blog – May 2008

It was really exciting during this visit because we found a fresh kill and a lot of puma tracks near a water hole…

May 8, 2008

Jaguar Guardian Blog – April 2008

My name is Eric, and I’m going to be a Jaguar Guardian at the reserve…

February 11, 2008

Jaguar Reserve Established

Jaguars in northern Mexico have a newly protected home today thanks to the official establishment of the Northern Jaguar Reserve…