Costa Rica is known worldwide for its exotic bird species and amazing animals and the non-profit organization known as the Tropical Scientific Center, (TSC) manages protected reserves throughout the country, with the mission to generate scientific knowledge, promote environmental policies and develop innovative solutions for conservation and sustainable development.
The reserves under the supervision of the TSC are; the Los Cuisingos Reserve in Quizarra, Perez Zeledon, the Kelady Forest Reserve in Pueblo Nuevo, Sarapiqui, The Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Preserve in Monteverde and the San Luis Biological Reserve in the Tilaran Mountain Range, within the Bellbird Biological Corridor.
The Los Cuisingos Reserve covers 78 hectares and a trail of almost 2 kilometers, from 800 to 3,820 meters above sea level, and visitors get to see an abundance of exotic bird species and other unique wildlife, such as anteaters, tayras, and monkeys.
The Kelady Forest Reserve covers 90 hectares that are part of the San Juan, La Selva Biological Corridor (binational protection zone between Costa Rica and Nicaragua), with the mission to protect the Great Green Macaw.
The Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Preserve covers 4,125 hectares, with 13 kilometers of walking trails, a 325-meter suspension bridge 100 meters above ground, a cafeteria/restaurant, visitor center, a classroom for environmental studies and a naturalist gift shop.
The San Luis Biological Reserve covers 240 hectares and is located between the Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Preserve and the Gulf of Nicoya, where migratory birds pass through the Bellbird Biological Corridor.
To make reservations to visit these awesome locations, you can send a message to; firstname.lastname@example.org
The writer, Tom Rosenberger has lived and worked in Costa Rica since 1993 and from his travels throughout the country, he has acquired a wealth of knowledge about living and doing business in Costa Rica. If you have questions and would like to contact Tom click here.