Author Jack Ewing

JackEwing-headshot72dpiJack Ewing's love affair with the rainforest began in 1970 when, in search of new opportunities for plying his Bachelor of Science degree and his skills as a cattle rancher, he left his native Colorado and moved his wife, Diane, and their young family to the jungles of Costa Rica. His ever-growing fascination with the rainforest, however, soon prompted his transformation into environmentalist and naturalist.
     A natural-born storyteller, Jack's articles about life in the rainforest appear regularly in Costa Rican publications, and he often speaks to environmental, student and ecological traveler groups. He is currently president of two environmental organizations, ASANA and FUNDANTA. His expertise on biological corridor projects is much sought after. "What we must do to save the rainforest," says Jack, "is connect the parks, refuges and reserves with biological corridors and then teach the people how to make a living from these natural areas without damaging or destroying them. If we want conservation to work, we have to make it profitable."
     Jack and Diane live on internationally acclaimed Hacienda Baru National Wildlife Refuge where he currently serves as the director. HaciendaBaru.com

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Monkeys Are Made of Chocolate: Exotic and Unseen Costa Rica

Jack Ewing
foreword by Daniel Quinn

$19.95 paperback
ISBN 978-0-9658098-1-8
6 x 9, 240 pages
photos/illustrations
with color photo insert
published 2005

Cover Artist Jan Betts

Jan Betts had a successful career as artist and illustrator for many years in the USA before moving to Costa Rica over 30 years ago. During her time in the rainforest, her life has gone thru many chapters, and her art has followed them all. She has a private studio/gallery where she delights in her creations.

www.janbettsart.com

Costa Rica Note Cards

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Set of 6 Notecards (3 of each design for $15) with Costa Rica illustrations by Jan Betts

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