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Recent News & Events


Scientific Name: Hymenaea courbaril Botanical Family: FABACEAE CAESALPINACEAE Common Name(s): Guapinol This is a large tree that can reach up to 40 meters in height, with a large, rounded crown, covered with bright, compound [...]

Tree of the Month: Jucó

Scientific Name: Trema micrantha Botanical Family: Cannabaceae Common Name: Jucó The constant visits of the birds to feed on their abundant orange fruits assures us that we are in the presence of our tree [...]

Tree of the Month: Nude Indian

Scientific Name: Bursera simaruba Botanical family: Burseraceae Common names: Nude Indian - Jiñocuabe The intense colors of its bark that range in shades of green, orange and coffee and the detachment of its bark in [...]

Tree of the Month: Mamón Chino

Name: Nephelium lappaceum Botanical Family: Sapindacea Common Names: Chinese Mamon or Rambutan   The intense red color of its fruits and the exquisite sweet taste of its fruit assure us that we are in [...]

Tree of the Month: Cat’s Tail

Scientific Name: Stachytarpheta mutabilis Botanical Family: Verbenaceae Common Name: Cat’s Tail   By enjoying the beautiful coloration of its inflorescences and its abundant production of nectar that attracts butterflies and hummingbirds, we assure ourselves that we [...]

Tree of the Month: Hombre Grande

Scientific Name: Quassia amara Botanical Family: Simaroubaceae Common Name: Hombre Grande ("Big Man") The extremely bitter taste of the leaves and stem upon chewing show to us that we are in the presence of [...]

Tree of the Month: Nazareno

Scientific Name: Peltogyne purpurea Family: Fabaceae-Caesalpinaceae Common Name: Nazareno The traditional name of our tree of the month of April, the Nazareno, is derived from its fine and splendid wood, of purple color which [...]

Member Bulletin: January – April 2017

TCA on TV! The TCA and its projects were featured in a documentary series about endangered species shown in Costa Rica by Channel 7 during the first week of January. Both Russ Jensen and [...]

Tree of the Month: ESPAVEL

Scientific Name: Anacardium exelsum Botanical Family: Anacardiaceae Common Name: Espavel Our tree of the month of March, the Espavel, fills the rivers basin of our Naranjo River Biological Corridor and the Central Pacific with [...]

New Member – Capris S.A.

We are pleased to present our newest member of the Titi Conservation Alliance, Capris S.A. This company is one of Costa Rica’s foremost distributors of industrial equipment and hardware products, and has grown to [...]

Tree of the Month: Gallinazo

Scientific Name: Schizolobium parahyba Botanical Family: Fabaceae-Caesalpinaceae Common Name: Gallinazo Covered beautifully with a blanket of bright yellow flowers, throughout the forests of the Naranjo River Biological Corridor and the central Pacific, we will [...]

Tree of the Month: Burio

Scientific Name: Hampea platanifolia Botanical Family: Malvaceae Common Name: Burio Our tree of the month for January 2017 is known as the Burio, which is characterized by being a tree of low stature, reaching only [...]

Member Bulletin: Dec 22, 2016

Happy Holidays to All! As 2016 draws to a close, we would like to wish all of our member businesses and their employees a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! We look forward [...]

Tree Planting by Titi Conservation Alliance

Titi Conservation Alliance (TCA) held its annual Member Tree Planting in October at the Gamboa family farm located in Naranjito. Employees from Hotel Parador, Hotel Kamuk, Hotel La Mariposa and Banco Promerica joined schoolchildren from [...]

Tree of the Month: Coralillo

Scientific Name: Hamelia patens Botanical Family: Rubiaceae Common Names: Coralillo - Amelia - Canelilla - Clavillo - Zorrillo - Coloradilo - Zorrillo Real This pretty plant species grows as a bush or small tree from [...]