Punta Mona is a remote peninsula of privately owned land on the Southern Caribbean coast of Costa Rica. It consists of largely untouched primary rainforest, wetlands, mangroves and coral communities.
As the area's real estate market is booming, interest in selling this fragile land for development is growing.
Our goal is to acquire as many acres as possible to safeguard its ecosystems from future investors.
406 ha illegally removed from Wildlife Refuge
209 illegal construction permits issued between 2014 - 2019
Highest youth suicide and drug abuse rate in
Booming second-home market and no coastal-maritime zoning plan
Conduct educational tours
Improve bio-literacy of more than 100 children per year
Acquire small property
Purchase or lease strategically located 300 m² nucleus
Build a research station to accommodate on the ground conservation projects
Create biological corridor
Annually purchase strategic adjacent properties to expand protected area
157,000 USD required
945,000 USD required
Through collaboration with local experts, guides, indigenous peoples and biologists conducting conservation and research locally...
we are able to provide educational experiences for the youth and conduct interdisciplinary scientific sensing and conservation within our protected area and its buffer zones
By purchasing off private landowners, our mission is to secure more than 30 strategically located hectares of primary rainforest
Through educational tours, we introduce vulnerable Latin American youth to the conservation of their natural heritage
Through a fully operational on-site research station, we can conduct ecosystem restoration and adaptation