Corcovado Foundation

Mission The Corcovado Foundation is a key player in the strengthening of the protected wild areas, the promotion of environmental education, sustainable tourism and community participation throughout the sustainable use of the natural resources in the South Pacific area of Costa Rica.

Improvements in the Community Center

Improvements in the Community Center
El Progreso Community received $2000 to remodel their Community Center. They alsor raise $300 of their own and collaborated in the labor. Here they are installing the floor.

Reforesting project

Reforesting project
ACOTPRO (The association of Marine Turtle Conservation of El Progreso) received funding for onstructing a website, buying a computer and other equipment. As a counterpart effort they committed to reforest the river banks of their community.

A local girl releasing hatchlings

A local girl releasing hatchlings
Photo from Progress Report 'How do we protect the turtles from poaching?'

The nesting process of sea turtles

The nesting process of sea turtles
Photo from Progress Report 'How do we protect the turtles from poaching?'

An Olive Ridley turtle nesting

An Olive Ridley turtle nesting
Photo from Progress Report 'How do we protect the turtles from poaching?'
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