UCSB Recognizing Maya Forest Gardener Narciso Torres, a Citizen Scientist from Belize’s El Pilar

UCSB’s Chancellor, Henry Yang, will bestow the university’s top medal upon Narciso Torres, a Maya forest gardener and longtime collaborator with archaeologist Anabel Ford who will receive the Chancellor’s Award on January 12. Chancellor Yang is highlighting the importance of different ways of knowing and seeing,” explains Ford, who’s built a legendary career around her discoveries at El Pilar in western Belize.


The UC Santa Barbara Chancellor's Medal by Voice Magazine