FCER is excited to announce the June 19 – 28, 2015 Atlantic Slope Adventure to visit the Children’s Eternal Rainforest!

Friends of the Children's Eternal Rainforest Atlantic Slope Adventure 2015

Friends of the Children’s Eternal Rainforest is excited to announce the June 19 – 28, 2015 Atlantic Slope Adventure to visit the Children’s Eternal Rainforest! Registrations are open now! If you have never been, this is your chance to see first hand the unique cloudforest your support is protecting. The biodiversity is staggering, the beauty […]

Forest News & Notes – Spring 2014 Newsletter

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Protecting the Forest by Working with People One of the challenges of protecting a 55,000 acre wildlife reserve is that the wildlife doesn’t always stay where it’s supposed to. This means Forest guards wear a lot of different hats. In addition to patrolling for poachers, maintaining trails and keeping the Forest boundaries secure, they help […]

Spring into action for the Forest!

Spring brings this Baltimore oriole and other birds from the Forest to our backyards.

Dear Friends of the Forest: Spring in the rainforest is an amazing time!  As the dry season ends, and the rains begin to fall, the Forest blooms into life.  Birds that we love here, like the Indigo bunting, the Baltimore oriole and the Ruby-throated hummingbird prepare to undertake their epic migration from the Children’s Eternal […]

Boutique Chocolatier Leading Exclusive Eco-Adventure!

Fabulous St. Louis chocoatier Rick Jordan talks about his new hot chocolate confection and the amazing trip he’s leading to the Children’s Eternal Rainforest in July (you can come – read more about it!) Anyone who’s seen the intensity that Rick Jordan, Jr. puts into his chocolates won’t be surprised to find the passion he’s […]

Make your tax-deductible gift to protect rainforest wildlife today!

The Truth about Poaching

Please consider making a tax-deductible donation before the end of the year to help protect this three-toed sloth and all the wildlife in the Children’s Eternal Rainforest from poaching and other threats.  Gifts made before the end of the year will be doubled up to $15,000 by a generous matching donor. Click here to make a donation We thank you! […]

Forest News & Notes – Fall 2013 Newsletter

Captured! Longtime Poacher Will Be Brought to Justice The wildlife of the Children’s Eternal Rainforest can rest a little easier tonight with the news that one of the most dangerous poachers in the area is no longer on the hunt. After a months-long effort, Forest rangers have caught a suspected poacher in the act and […]

Annual Report 2012

FCER Annual Report 2012

Download FCER Annual Report 2012 (PDF) Mission: We are the Friends of the Children’s Eternal Rainforest, or FCER, a non-profit organization with a mission to promote a sustainable world by educating and inspiring children and adults to take action to protect, support and expand the Children’s Eternal Rainforest in Monteverde, Costa Rica – a resource of […]

Pocosol Trip 2014

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This trip is a photographer’s dream. We start in the capital city, San Jose, with a visit to InBio Parque, established to convey some sense of the enormous biodiversity of this country. It provides many opportunities to view wildlife up close, from crocodiles, jacanas, and herons, to butterflies, blue-crowned motmots, and sloths. We’ll tour an organic pineapple farm before checking in […]

Sleeping, Munching, Moving (slowly): The Sweet Life of a Sloth

We get a lot of questions about one of the CER’s cutest inhabitants: the Three-toed sloth. With its big eyes, laid-back nature, and ever-present look of contentment, the sloth is an easy animal to adore. True to their name, sloths are the slowest mammals in the world, clocking in at the breakneck pace of 0.1 […]

Forest News & Notes – Summer 2013 Newsletter

The Ravens' first trip to Pocosol

Dear Friend of the Forest, Through your interest in the Children’s Eternal Rainforest (CER), you are connected to a phenomenal life force. The CER pulses with “off the charts” biodiversity. It is a pristine forest covering 7 life zones, and a reserve where endangered species can recover – like the Jaguar and Green-eyed frog. Today, […]