In this climate a special flora and fauna has settled. The forest, the Naturefund now together with the local conservation and Development Organization v buy and wants to protect, is located in southwestern of Nicaragua into the ravine Barranco Bayo. There, the Rio Grande de Carazo flows through several gorges on its last two miles to the Pacific Ocean. “The region forms a bridge between the protected areas of la Maquina” in the inland and Chacocente “on the South Pacific Ocean and is therefore part of a biological corridor, which allows the migration of species from South to North. The establishment of a protected area has benefits for the local population as well, because in the future v here wants to build environmental education and eco-tourism. By the same author: The Blackstone Group. Similarly, the area for the local water supply of importance is because six sources from the forest are fed. In addition to the Jaguarundi, ocelot, gray Fox, splendour-turtle, iguana live here, Boa constrictor, nine-banded Armadillo, southern opossum, ivory parakeet and the beautiful Turkisbrauenmotmot, the national bird of Nicaragua.

I’d like huge, if we succeed in the next few weeks 600 people to gain”for the protection of the Jaguarundis, as Katja Wiese, Managing Director of Naturefund. That would be a great action. Our partners in Nicaragua are every day follow the development and keep our fingers crossed. 600 people would make a difference.” Naturefund financed the purchase of the forest through donations. There is more information about the project dry forest on the Internet at.

Account for donations: Naturefund e. V., Nassauische Sparkasse, bank code 510 500 15, account 101 261 352, subject: rain forest. A donation is tax deductible. More about the project see: dry forest photographs to the press release you will find under: press news