Puntarenas, Provincia de Puntarenas, Costa Rica

What we do

IMG_3550We are proud to support for the protection of flora and fauna of this Refuge that is approximately 224 Ha 8349 m2 (SINAC, 2011). Within this territory, there are some distinct ecosystems, primary forest, secondary forest, riparian forest and gallery forest. The avifauna includes more than 57 species of birds, 26 species of herpetofauna including, 13 reptiles and seven amphibians. There are also 26 species of mammals, including 11 types of bats.

We host various conservation and protection programs on different seasons of the year.

Turtle Refugio RomeliaSea-turtle protection program

From June to December is the sea turtle protection and monitoring, we use the help of gentle and committed volunteers who devote their efforts and time to build the hatchery to incubate eggs, patrol every night and guard hatchery 24/7.

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Tropicalized vineyard

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Our founder, Albert S. Ingalls III invested his whole life in Costa Rica, researching and creating hybrids of vines that would be resistant to the tropical weather. His hybrids are a cross between European grapes and endemic ones.

More than 40 years later, his vines are still alive and producing!

 

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