Erin Skoczylas recently posted in the Tico Times:
“Each year on August 24, Costa Rica celebrates its national parks, one of the country’s most impressive legacies. More than one-quarter of this small country’s land is protected.
The national park system was created in 1984. The country’s national parks, wildlife refuges and other protected areas make up the National System of Conservation Areas (SINAC), a branch of the Environment Ministry.”
Read the full article and check out all the great photos of Mata Redonda Wildlife Refuge, and Barra Honda, Palo Verde and Tenorio Volcano National Parks.