WHAT WE DO
The Bijagual Ecological Reserve is a hands-on classroom that promotes environmental education for students of all ages, an outdoor laboratory for conducting research, and a 709-acre rain forest protecting biodiveristy. In partnership with other organizations in Costa Rica and around the world, we create a network that supports our goals in conservation, education and research. The reserve also works locally to encourage sustainable development and the preservation of native species.
Since 2009, the Comisión Nacional del Programa Bandera Azul Ecológica has awarded a Blue Flag to the Bijagual Ecological Reserve for its efforts in protecting water quality and minimizing impact on the environment.
We collaborate with Panthera Costa Rica on the Jaguar Corridor Initiative which is striving to protect core jaguar populations from Mexico to Argentina.
We also collaborate on a riverine biological corridor project with local landowners and La Selva Biological Station to improve the connectivity between existing forest patches in the Sarapiquí region.
The reserve is a member of the following organizations. Click on the icons below to learn more about them.