ABOUT US

The name of the foundation was given in honor of one of the threatened endemic tree species of the region which was the protagonist of a reforestation project in the La Hesperia Cloud Forest Reserve.

THE BIODIVERSITY

UNDER OUR PROTECTION

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Species of Birds
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Species of Mammals
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Genera of Butterflies
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Species of Reptiles
0
Species of Amphibians
3
Ecosystems
Premontane Forest
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Lower Montane Forest
BsBn04
Montane Cloud Forest
BsMn03

WE STILL HAVE LOTS TO DO!

You can be part of our mission from any corner of the world. 

Help us share and protect the various biodiversity hotspots that  our land provides.

Our team of passionate and dedicated people

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Paulina Vivanco

Eco-Tourism and Social Development

President and Co-FOUNDER

Alexandra Hoeneisen

Expert in Natural Resources Management and Education

Co-FOUNDER

Juan Pablo Játiva

Expert in Rural Sustainable Development

Co-FOUNDER

Rossana Proaño

Expert Forestry and Environmental Services

SECRETARY

Eduardo Aguilar

Forest Engineer

Consultant

Mabelle Andrade

Expert in Circular Economy and Gender Equality

consultant

Alejandro Rubio

Master’s in Primatology
Universitat de Girona

INTERNATIONAL REPRESENTATIVE

Carolina Rodríguez

BSc. Natural Resources Conservation
University of British Columbia
Vancouver, Canada

INTERN
Student of Economics
Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador
Marketing consultant

Esteban Lara

BASc. International Business Administration
Minor in Digital Marketing
Rotterdam Business School Netherlands

Educational Programs ambassador

Sofia Sherman

Associates degree in Arts, Liberal Arts and Sciences: Social Behavioral Sciences emphasis with honors, Santa Barbara City College
BSc. International Relations
USFQ, Ecuador