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Veragua Rainforest Frog Photograph Wins Prestigious Smithsonian Competition

San Jose, Costa Rica (Oct. 24, 2018) – 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 29, 2018 to September 2019. The remarkable nature photograph, taken by Spanish photographer Javier Lobon-Rovira, shows a bright green...

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Veragua Rainforest Celebrates 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 in Costa Rica and Central America. Its remote yet easily accessible location on a 200-acre (77 hectares) private rainforest reserve in the central Caribbean...

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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 excursion for cruise line passengers docking in the Port of Limon.  It is a member of the Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association and founding member of the...

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Veragua Foundation and Tropical Science Center partner for conservation in Costa Rica

Article by Shannon Farley The Veragua Foundation for Education and Rainforest Research has joined with the Tropical Science Center (TSC) in an important and strategic alliance for research, tourism and sustainability in Costa Rica. Both nonprofit organizations in Costa Rica focus on protecting the environment, and engage in scientific research, sustainability, environmental education and ecotourism.

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New Discoveries in Butterflies in Costa Rica

Biologists at the Veragua Foundation for Rainforest Research are discovering new species of butterflies in Costa Rica. Find out what’s new! Article by Shannon Farley Seeing butterflies in Costa Rica in the rainforest is always a thrill. It’s easy to marvel at huge electric blue Morpho butterflies and delicate, transparent Glass Wing butterflies. In Costa Rica there are more butterflies and moths than in the entire United States and Canada combined – 1,596 species of butterflies in Costa Rica and at least 11,000 moths. And...

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