This year, and for the first time ever, the Conservation Trust of Puerto Rico promoted the Great Backyard Bird Count, an annual event led by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and the National Audubon Society.
Stresses the importance of preserving the Puerto Rican Parrot and its habitat in the Karst Region. (787) 722-5882
Savor the Hacienda Buena Vista during this activity dedicated to cocoa and its transformation into chocolate. (787) 722-5882
Venture into El Convento cave system, where a subtropical moist forest converges with a subtropical dry forest, and witness the majestic outing of a large community of bats. (787) 722-5882
Help in locating, identifying and measuring the biggest tree of each species throughout the forests and natural protected areas of Puerto Rico.
Tread through limestone hills that make up the Northern Karst Region and discover the many benefits that karst provides us. (787) 722-5882
Discover the ecological aspects of Old San Juan and learn how these elements have been present throughout the capital city’s urban development.
Discover the changes that cause urban development in the forests and explore with alternative ways to improve your health and quality of life in urban forests.
Dive knee-deep into muddy waters as you interact with the rich biodiversity that inhabits a system of wetlands in the North Region.
Submerge yourself in the history of the Río Grande de Manatí, and learn about its ecological, economic, historical and cultural significance. (787) 722-5882
Studies the West Indian Whistling-Duck, also known as the Chiriría, an endemic Caribbean duck species, and the importance of preserving our wetlands.
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Learn about the different types of beaches found along the northwest coast of Puerto Rico and about the services provided by their ecosystems.
Reflect upon the ecological and historical aspects of this coastal nature reserve that shelters the second oldest lighthouse in Puerto Rico.
Become part of an investigation that seeks to determine the timing and abundance of the larval stages of the land crab.
Discover the historical and ecological aspects of this natural monument located in the heart of Puerto Rico’s…
Hike through a subtropical humid forest as you learn how the interconnections between its many components contribute to the ecological balance.
Make your own organic bread during this introductory workshop, with renowned baker Joanny Lozada.(787) 722-5882
Discover nature’s healing qualities by safely using medicinal plants from Puerto Rico, with renowned expert María Benedetti.
Explore the basic principles and different techniques of food preservation, with Julitza Nieves of Productos Montemar.
Witness the magical process a seed undergoes, from its germination to its planting as a young tree. (787) 722-5882
Offers visitors a glimpse into the subject of conservation in Puerto Rico, through an interactive exhibition that features audiovisual presentations and a gift shop. Please call (787) 722-5882.
Explore the rich history of a 19th Century sugar plantation whose success was mostly due to innovative technology and a labor force composed of slaves.
Elaborate on the historical and ecological aspects of this successful 19th century estate, formerly dedicated to coffee and cornmeal production.
Delve into the geological birthplace of the Río Encantado System as you learn about karst history and ecology. (787) 722-5882
Explore the magnificent cave system that holds the Island’s largest underground river, Río Encantado, part of our Northern Karst Region. (787) 722-5882
Dive into the depths of the San Cristóbal Canyon, where you will descend through a steep trail that leads to the bottom of this geological monument…(787) 722-5882.
Tread through limestone hills that make up the Northern Karst Region and discover the many benefits that karst provides us.
Submerge yourself in the history of the Río Grande de Manatí, and learn about its ecological, economic, historical and cultural significance.
Experience the phenomenon of bioluminescence, and learn about the challenges of light pollution.
Contribute to the health and wellbeing of important crops in our protected natural areas, including organic gardens, sugar cane plantations and others…
Join the efforts of management and conservation in one nature area of great value and participate in a planting of native trees. (787) 722-5882
During this activity, you will participate in the cleanup of one of the most impressive geological formations of the island with a large ecological biodiversity.
The Puerto Rico Conservation Trust and Scuba Dogs Society are jointly supporting the initiative of the Ocean Conservancy that seeks to clean the bodies of water around the world.
Help monitor migratory bird populations in the northern karst region of Puerto Rico, and contribute to the protection of this area.
Participate in the monitoring activities of the Puerto Rican Crested Toad (Peltophyne lemur) predatory species control plan, and contribute to the recovery of this endangered species.
Contribute to drawing a life map for the islands of Puerto Rico through your participation in data-collection activities in different regions.
Currently under renovation before opening to the public, the Old Río Piedras waterworks were an essential instrument in the development of San Juan for over a century and a half…
As part of the events regularly offered to the public, a group of visitors closely listens to an environmental interpreter…
Located in #155 Tetuán street, in Old San Juan, this historical structure serves as the headquarters of the Conservation Trust. Visit our Ojo Isla exhibition and our gift shop…
Observe and identify the birds in a particular area as you contribute to a growing database compiled by the Ebird Program.