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Our Conservation Efforts


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Save the rainforest! At Rainforest Adventures, we're not just offering exciting canopy tours and activities, but we also promote our sustainability programs to our visitors. Our programs are designed to educate them important rainforest facts and how to protect our ecosystem, thus preserving it and its secrets for future generations and the Earth.

Our park locations in the coolest destinations in Central America and the Caribbean aim to reach to all sectors of society, from young school children and high school students to adult members of local communities. Together, we can protect the rainforest.

The Rainforest Guardians

Given the importance the rainforest holds for humanity, we consider it our duty to help promote its conservation. In addition to educating tens of thousands of tourists and students every year, we offer other programs designed to protect the rainforest, thus preserving it and its secrets for future generations, as well as for the good of Earth. Complete the subscription form if you are interested to be part of the Rainforest Guardians

Some Ideas Where to Start

We believe in leading by example. Take a look at some of our actions, get some ideas, and get involved in your own community. Your CAN make a difference!

If you or your organization wishes to learn more about these and more ways to help save the rain forest, please join the Rainforest Guardians to receive periodical tips from us or Contact Us.

Reforestation

Every day, more tropical forests are cut down to make cow pastures. We aim to reverse that trend by offering our Plant-A-Tree and Adopt-A-Hectare sponsorships for reforestation, as well as soil regeneration research for areas whose soil has been impoverished by improper land uses.

These programs help participants develop an appropriate Biodiversity Management Plan that fosters non-destructive uses of the forest. For example, instead of logging or hunting, residents can undertake biological studies, naturalistic tourism, carbon sequestration and hydro-graphic basins protection, among other projects.

These efforts, together with our technical and economic support, have shown impressive results in the maintenance of these ecosystems.

Solid-Waste Management Program

Reusing, recycling and proper disposal of wastes are paramount to keeping our planet healthy. Together with community leaders, we are working to generate a change in attitudes toward waste. For example, in all of our parks we offer solid-waste classification, allowing visitors and local residents alike to see how by merely separating our waste we can reduce the amount that goes to landfills.

Our Composting Program takes that separation a step further, bringing the concept of reusing organic waste as fertilizer to small rural communities.

Rainforest Adventures also promotes highway cleanup projects in order to keep Costa Rica beautiful and illustrate how a small change can make a big difference.

How We Help Save the Rainforest

  1. We are educators: We educate all of our rain forest tram visitors in the importance and necessity of conserving the forest.
  2. We organize and execute bird counts to monitor the populations of species in our forest and the surrounding areas.
  3. We patrol our forest and surrounding areas to make sure we keep poachers out.
  4. We recycle the waste we produce, as well as try to educate our visitors on the importance of recycling.
  5. We offer employment opportunities to people in the local communities. Through this program, we have successfully recruited people who formerly cut trees and hunted wild animals. Through education, they have become successful guides and models for their communities.

We invite you to subscribe to our Rainforest Adventures newsletter to receive periodical information about our conservation efforts.

Rainforest Saving Tips Links

Below you will find useful resources on how we all can contribute to save the Rainforest. You may also subscribe to our Rainforest Guardians newsletter to receive periodical tips about how to save the rain forest in your own backyard.