We strive to protect Costa Rica's natural heritage for future generations, through its sustainable development, by promoting education and community empowerment, the strengthening of protected wildlife areas and the promotion of tourism.
More than 2000 students have received Environmental Education in their schools.
500 children have participated in youth groups in 4 different communities.
Up to 22 schools have received Environmental Education once a week.
More than 500 training good practices to mitigate the impact of tourism.
More than 25 companies in Drake trained in the disposal of single-use plastic.
15 infrastructure plans , 6 general management plans, 5 tourism plans, 3 plans environmental education prepared for protected throughout the country.
5 operational centers and other infrastructure built for national parks in the country
More than 9500 turtle nests protected.
More than 80,000 turtles released from turtle nurseries and thousands more protected insitu.
191 Local people trained in the management of sea turtles on nesting beaches.
926 volunteers received.
WHO WE ARE
The Corcovado Foundation is a non-profit organization, a leader in conservation in Costa Rica. We work with people to protect our natural resources. Our conservation programs are based in the South Pacific region of Costa Rica, known as the Osa Peninsula, which is famous for its intense biodiversity and unspoiled nature.Explore
WHAT WE DO
We use education to address and promote the involvement and call to action of local communities. We support governmental and non-governmental entities in the search for sustainable, balanced and equitable development for them. Our focus is local, but our impact is global.Explore
Donors, volunteers and members are the driving force behind our environmental efforts. Our programs depend on donations from people like you, we invite you to make a difference. Donate here!
WHERE WE WORK
We started our work in the Osa Peninsula, working with the communities and protecting the Corcovado National Park. Currently we work in almost the entire national territory, of the 11 conservation areas we work in 9 of them.Explore
We are part of a great chain of people from all over the world who try to make this world a better place, for all of us and for the rest of the creatures that live with us.Explore