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Tree Planting Reforestation
Help save the rainforest of Costa Rica
Tree Planting Adventure in Costa Rica - Desafio's Adopt a Tree Reforestation Project
The process of planting a tree in Costa Rica is a great, symbolic gesture to help conserve the natural environment of this biologically-sensitive area. Costa Rica is believed to contain 5% of the world’s biodiversity, including over 600 species of wildlife for every 10,000 square kilometers of land. Join in to help save the rainforest of Costa Rica on this unique tree planting adventure.
We have been at the forefront of conservation efforts in the La Fortuna area since our inception in 1992 and have worked hard to involve the local community and visitors to understand the importance of protecting our delicate natural environment.
Every year we invite local police officers, teachers, students, fire fighters and other professionals in the area to partake in a team building activity such as rafting or canyoning and stop in our designated protected areas to plant trees.
This opportunity is also available for clients who wish to participate in our Adopt a tree project. We generally organize for clients to participate in a tree planting activity during an adventure tour, but we can also arrange for a visit to the Desafio Nature Sanctuary in a rural area near La Fortuna thart boarders the Children's Eternal Rainforest.
Please contact us to let us know to which tour (rafting, canyoning, hiking, etc.) you'd like to add on the Desafio Adopt a Tree reforestation tree planting activity.
Please let us know with 72 hours advance notice as we will have to retrieve native tree species from an area university or the National Institute of Electricty. We regularly inspect, monitor and maintain the planted trees.
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