How can I contribute?
There are many different ways to get involved with Panguana.
Please help to preserve into the future this hotspot of biodiversity, a model for conservation and a treasure for biological research in Peru, to enhance it and further improve its infrastructure. The primary forest at Panguana, which the Peruvian government has recognized as an official Conservation Area, needs active support so that it may continue to contribute its share to the survival of the Amazonian rainforest as a habitat of critical importance to our global climate
Almost gone: Panorama around a forest pond in the dry season Photograph: Konrad Wothe
Impressions of palm trees in the forest — left: sun-drenched young fronds, right: stilt roots of a Cashapona tree (Iriartea sp.)
Naturally, expanding Panguana’s protected area is a goal of top priority for which large shares of the donations shall be invested. The station itself, however, is to be extended as well, to enhance its research capacity and offer more facilities for visitors.
To protect this forest, each and every donation is important and valuable …
Photographs: Konrad Wothe