The most recent studies on mammals and plants at the Veragua Rainforest in Costa Rica

The Foundation for Rainforest Research (Veragua Foundation) is pleased to announce the most recent studies on mammals and plants at the Veragua Rainforest in Costa Rica. Mammologist Diego Salas has been documenting the value of the Veragua Rainforest private reserve as a refuge for the conservation of a diverse community of mammals. Data that has […]

Get to know Veragua Site Manager Daniel Torres

By Shannon Farley When Veragua Rainforest Eco-Adventure was honored with the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame last month, it was an incredible vote of confidence to the dedicated staff, most of whom have been working with the company since it opened in 2008. At the helm of operations day in and day out over the past 12 […]

Famous nature photographer Filip Kulisev visits Veragua Rainforest

by Shannon Farley Veragua Rainforest was honored recently with a visit by famous Slovak photographer and explorer Filip Kulisev. Kulisev has released his beautifully artistic photographs of the Veragua Rainforest, taken on a rainy day in December 2018. He vividly captures the amazing colors and textures of the rainforest vegetation taken from varied perspectives. He catches a […]

The fascinating Harvestmen of Costa Rica

by Shannon Farley They might look like spiders with their eight very long legs, but they are completely different animals. Harvestmen – often called daddy longlegs – are interesting arachnids that belong to the taxonomic order Opiliones, while spiders belong to the order Araneae. They are relatives of spiders, scorpions, and ticks, which are also arachnids. […]

A beetle that deserves a Happy Mother’s Day!

by Shannon Farley Our mothers are one of the most important and influential persons in our lives. We wouldn’t be here without them! In general, they spend a lot of time caring for and raising us. In the animal kingdom, how much time mothers spend with their offspring varies radically. On the high end of […]

Cruise ships bring positive benefits to Limon, Costa Rica

By Shannon Farley From mid-October to mid-April, almost every other day, there is a cruise ship docked in the Port of Limon on Costa Rica’s Caribbean Coast. Each carrying on average from 1,800 to 3,500 passengers, cruise ships are an important industry bringing economic benefits to a historically impoverished region. Limon is the fourth largest out of […]

Costa Rican school kids get a helping hand from Veragua and EcoTeach

By Shannon Farley The Veragua Foundation in Costa Rica, EcoTeach Foundation and EcoTeach in the USA have joined forces once again to gift much-needed school supplies to children in the rural community of Las Brisas de Veragua de Limon in Costa Rica. Project Backpack 2019 was a huge success, reports Daniel Torres, Site Manager at […]

Veragua Rainforest Frog Photograph Wins Prestigious Smithsonian Competition

by Shannon Farley A photograph taken at Veragua Rainforest has been named a Highly Honored Finalist in the prestigious 2018 Windland Smith Rice Awards for Nature’s Best Photography. The photograph will be featured in the 23rd Annual Windland Smith Rice International Awards Smithsonian Exhibition at the famed Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C. from October 2018 to September 2019. The […]

Veragua Rainforest Celebrated 10 Years of Success in Tourism and Conservation

By Shannon Farley Four years in the making and now marking 10 years of operations, Veragua Rainforest Eco-Adventure Park in Costa Rica celebrates its hard-won success on its 10th anniversary in July 2018.Veragua’s world-class facilities, breathtaking natural beauty, and international recognition in conservation and scientific research have made the rainforest park a top tourist attraction […]

10 Years of Success and Triumphs at Veragua Rainforest

Veragua Rainforest is a top Costa Rica tourist attraction Veragua Rainforest Eco-Adventure Park is a top nature and adventure tourism attraction, and also an important scientific research center, in Costa Rica’s Caribbean region. Veragua Rainforest is the largest tourism investment in the history of the Costa Rican province of Limon. Veragua is a top shore […]