Sarapiquí Conservation Learning Center

A non–profit organization founded in the mid 1990s, the Sarahpiquí Conservation Learning Center links tourists to community members through a number of fun and interactive programs. Through environmental education, community development, conservation, and tourism programs, the SCLC helps others understand the importance of conservation.

  • Students work with community members and get a glimpse of what it is like to be a field ecologist. Led by an Environmental Coordinator, the students take a hands-on approach to science as they collect and analyze scientific data related to ecological hypotheses and also analyze the implications for the rainforest.

Did you know?

  • Costa Rica has become a globally recognized leader for its efforts in conservation.


Sarapiqui Conservation Learning Center

Article written by Sarah Wyland

Sarah Wyland
Sarah never gets in trouble for being on Facebook and Instagram at work, because its her job. As social media manager, she gets to tell the stories of travelers, teachers, and interesting places. Other titles she enjoys include dog mom to Knox, barre instructor, Crossfit athlete, avid reader, and world traveler.