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Pedregoza Morichal
Welcome to La Pedregoza Natural Reserve!

Tree battle in rain forest This natural reserve is located 67 KM from the port city of Puerto Carreño in the Colombian departamento of Vichada in Colombia. It's situated along the banks of the Rio el Bita not far from the mighty Orinoco river announcement. La Pedregoza Natural Reserve is a conservation area for native tropical tree species and endangered wildlife in the Orinoco basin. Located strategically along a major river, it provides refuge for animals moving between El Tuparro National Park and the natural reserves of Nimajay and Bojonawi. Reserva Natural La Pedregoza is composed at present of three significant riparian forests and three unique morichals, or densely forested drainage creeks, covering 10 square kilometers.
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 Native Tree Seed Collection
Conservation and propagation

 Turtle Hatchery and Release
Saving turtle eggs from poachers

 Scientific Research
Development of a Green Economy

 Forest Interpretive Center
Education for locals and visitors
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Kochurani and Dexter Dombro doing afforestation Afforestation Fans
La Pedregoza Natural Reserve is operated by a non-profit non-governmental organization (NGO) called the Corporación Ambiental La Pedregoza.


Founders and FriendsSponsorship Campaign
We need help with the Turtle Hatchery and Release program and with the Forest Interpretive Center. Can you help?
Green Orinoco iguana.Conservation Programs
We are dedicated to the conservation of native tree species and their propagation. This requires the collection of seeds of at-risk tropical trees and and their propagation.

Conservation of native tree species is important for the preservation of endangered animals, birds and fish. It expands habitat and provides food and shelter for wildlife adapted to a specific niche in the inundation forest. This unique eco-system is visited by numerous migratory birds from North America. The natural reserve provides shelter for both flora and fauna.
University of Alberta researchers
have done various projects at La Pedregoza.


Children's Book Published
Our children's book Arbolito the Saladillo is available here. Every sale plants trees!


Proud Partner - UN International Year of Forests 2011


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Phones: +1.780.628.7281 or +57.1.704.6852 or +57.313.731.3057

La Pedregoza
Cra. 57B No. 137-88,
Colina Campestre II, Bogotá, D.C.