Connecting with the outside world . . .
Proyecto Campanario maintains partnerships and affiliations with other organizations, many in different fields, but all of like minds. A bit about each of them, together with links to their sites, is below. We are continually building our partnerships, so please let us know with whom else we should be connected.
Boruca Indian Reserve: A community based NGO, La Flor de Boruca, conserving the Brunca identity.
Butterfly Kingdom: A hidden jewel of hundreds of butterflies without leaving San Jose and center for butterfly education.
CATUOSA: A non-profit association of more than 70 small businesses in the Osa Peninsula area, most of which offer facilities for tourism emphasizing conservation and sustainable development.
CODECE: A community based NGO, conserving the natural wealth of the hills of Escazú as well as its traditions and living culture.
Cooprena: A consortium of nature-based sustainable community projects offering rural tourism.
La Gran Vista: An integrated organic farm serving as a model for other farmers and students interested in environmentally friendly methods.
Pretoma: An NGO protecting the ocean’s resources and saving turtles and sharks since 1997.
Costa Rican Network of Natural Reserves: An organization of private sector landowners who are protecting and managing lands they own which are in an unaltered and natural state.www.reservasnaturales.org
Universal de Idiomas: Spanish language school for learning fast and effectively, for staying with a Costa Rican host family, and for preparing for your stay in Costa Rica.
COTERC: The Canadian Organization for Tropical Education and Rainforest Conservation works actively to protect tropical rainforests, and encourages research of the tropical Atlantic lowlands of Costa Rica, maintaining a field station near the town of Tortuguero. www.coterc.org
Caldera Kayaks: Caldera Kayaks offers low impact kayak touring of the lakes and rivers of California with trips south to Central America and the Osa Peninsula.
Organization of Biological Field Stations: An association of more than 200 field stations and professionals worldwide concerned with field facilities for biological research and education.
Schools and Universities
Bunker Hill Community College: Through Bunker Hill’s enthusiastic professors, years of students have experienced Campanario’s rain forest. www.bhcc-costarica.info