La Reserva Forest Foundation

La Reserva Forest Foundation is a Costa Rican non-profit, tax exempt foundation working to restore and preserve native tropical forests, dedicated to creating "tree bridges" linking isolated forest islands using volunteers and the local school communities, and fighting global warming through various carbon neutral projects.

Trees ready for loading on the horses

Trees ready for loading on the horses
Photo from Progress Report 'Nothing But Progress' (view small | med | large | orig)

Hauling trees to planting site

Hauling trees to planting site
Photo from Progress Report 'Nothing But Progress' (view small | med | large | orig)

The Maleku planting team

The Maleku planting team
Photo from Progress Report 'Nothing But Progress' (view small | med | large | orig)

Preparing the land for planting

Preparing the land for planting
The Maleku Team worked very hard at Isidro Blanco Blanco's property to prepare the land for planting. You see them here working with machetes. They planted 1000 trees here the next day after all of the tall grasses were cleared. Hot work! (view small | med | large | orig)

Queen Achmea close up

Queen Achmea close up
The Queen Achmea flowering stalk lasts up to two months. Each of these nubs are small flowers that open in a ring around the stalk each day until the stalk has bloomed up to the top. It is also edible. (view small | med | large | orig)

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