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GBD2022-1Costa Rican International Herpetological Symposium is back in its Fifth edition

After five years of obligatory absence, the Costa Rican International Herpetological Symposium is back in its Fifth edition.

Costa Rica is home to 5% of the planet's biodiversity. Though small in geographic area, Costa Rica has one of the highest densities of herpetofauna in the world with more than 440 species of reptiles and amphibians. The Symposium will feature presentations and workshops about conservation and herpetology by organizations and individuals. Come and learn about new findings and research from all over the Americas and beyond, or see how you can share your own work with conference participants and other interested people.

This is the 5th herpetological symposium at Selva Verde Lodge since they began in 2013.  Read more...

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Team Sarapiqui birding on a suspension bridge October Big Day

Global Big Day – May 8, 2021 – An Opportunity to Support Many Great Causes at Once

We are very happy to once again team up with the Organization for Tropical Studies (OTS) and the naturalist guides of Sarapiquí to do an incredible GBD that supports conservation by supporting the La Selva Biological Station / OTS, the Sarapiquí Conservation Learning Center, and the naturalist guides as well.

Safe Travels stamp Selva Verde Lodge

Selva Verde Lodge Receives “Safe Travels” Stamp

Selva Verde Lodge has obtained the World Travel and Tourism Council’s "Safe Travels" stamp, the world’s first standardized travel and tourism safety and hygiene seal.

Nat Geo Wild Costa Rica

Selva Verde's Thumbless Bats: Update and Video

In 2017, more than 44 years after the species was last documented anywhere in the country, a colony of thumbless bats (Furipterus horrens) was observed at Selva Verde.

Puma SVL webNew Camera-Trap Station in Action

Many of our guests are well-accustomed to spotting a myriad of birds, insects, reptiles and other species throughout the 500-acre preserve. It is less common, however, to come face-to-face with some of the larger mammals. Now, thanks to Selva Verde’s new camera-trap station, we have visual evidence from images taken on the grounds of Selva Verde, featuring some of the reserve’s more elusive residents.