Preserving El Farallon Natl. Monument, Costa Rica

May 23, 2011

Closer and Closer

The Lopez
The Lopez's forest to be conserved for you

We are very close to our goal on this project which will protect over 110 acres of forest. The project also supports the Lopez family in their work as guardians of the ancient petroglyphs along the river which runs through these trees. Both the forest and the petroglyphs are treasures well worth preserving! 

Perhaps you think it’s a bit more glamorous to support projects that are putting trees into the ground (and there are any number of such projects with which La Reserva Forest Foundation is involved), but the preservation of existing forest is also of great importance. It is from existing forests that seeds and seedlings are gathered for future plantings. Mature forests offer shelter and food to more species of flora and fauna than have yet been counted. 

Global Giving has recently made it easy to make a monthly recurring donation. For as little as $10 a month you can be responsible for the protection of 5 acres of forest for one year! Further, by making a recurring donation before May 20th you can help La Reserva earn additional bonus funds. We’re counting on you to help us reach our ever-so-close goal, please donate today.



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La Reserva Forest Foundation

Tilaran, Guanacaste, Costa Rica

Project Leader

Roberta Ward Smiley

Project Leader
Tilaran, Guanacaste Costa Rica

Where is this project located?

Map of Preserving El Farallon Natl. Monument, Costa Rica