Save San Luis Forest, Save This Family, Costa Rica

 
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Save San Luis Forest, Save This Family, Costa Rica

Save San Luis Forest, Save This Family, Costa Rica
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San Luis Forest

San Luis Forest
This is the 14 hectare forest that is taking about 210 metric tonnes of CO2 out of the atmosphere every year and giving us oxygen to breath. (view small | med | large | orig)

Mariano Monge working

Mariano Monge working
Mariano is chopping weeds with his machete in his pastures that border the San Luis Forest. (view small | med | large | orig)

Dancing Lady orchid

Dancing Lady orchid
A native orchid that I call the "dancing lady". It can only reproduce in native forests with little human disturbance and sun. It requires a certain type of moss and fungus to germinate. (view small | med | large | orig)

Queen Achmea

Queen Achmea
This is a beautiful bromeliad flower. The plant only makes one flower like this in it's lifetime. The the babies that emerge from the mother plants base flower one time and die, as well. It is a constant cycle. (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)

What LRFF does

What LRFF does
Photo from Progress Report 'Thank You So Much, Again!' (view small | med | large | orig)

Paying Mariano his first PES check, thanks to you

Paying Mariano his first PES check, thanks to you
Photo from Progress Report 'Outstanding Forest' (view small | med | large | orig)

Looking down the lake from the western end.

Looking down the lake from the western end.
Photo from Progress Report 'Outstanding Forest' (view small | med | large | orig)

San Luis forest from Google maps. Outstanding!

San Luis forest from Google maps. Outstanding!
Photo from Progress Report 'Outstanding Forest' (view small | med | large | orig)

Funded

Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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Organization

La Reserva Forest Foundation

Tilaran, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
http://www.lrff.org

Project Leader

Roberta Ward Smiley

Project Leader
Tilaran, Guanacaste Costa Rica

Where is this project located?

Map of Save San Luis Forest, Save This Family, Costa Rica