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Recent News & Events

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 [...]

Tree of the Month: Hat Palm

Scientific Name: Carludovica palmata Botanic Family: Cyclanthaceae Common Names: Estococa, Hat Palm, Elotito The Estococa is a wonderful native plant which grows in our forests including the areas of Quepos and the Naranjo River Biological Corridor. It [...]

Hotel Kamuk

Comfort, security and tranquility is our specialty at Best Western Hotel Kamuk in the heart of Quepos. Whether for work or vacation, we offer the perfect location to start your adventures of Costa Rica's Central Pacific.Located [...]

Tree of the Month: Achiote

Scientific Name: Bixia orellana Family: Bixaceae Common Name: Achiote or Annatto The achiote tree or annatto is a small tree with heights between 2 to 5 meters and a round dense foliage canopy. Its leaves [...]

MidWorld Costa Rica – NEW MEMBER!

MidWorld Costa Rica is an outdoor adventure park focused on introducing visitors to the Costa Rican rainforest through high-quality, safety-oriented tours. Based on over 1,000 acres of privately protected primary and secondary rainforest, our [...]