Eye on the Rainforest

Search again Edit this page
Puerto Rico - Puerto Rico - Patillas

Institution Code:

BGCI Member: Yes

Main Address:
Eye on the Rainforest
Las Casas de la Selva
HC 63, Buzon 3879
Puerto Rico 00723 Puerto Rico

Telephone: 7873297761
URL: Las Casas de la Selva
Primary Email: 3tvakil@gmail.com

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Thrity Vakil
    Curator's Name:
    Plant Records Officer's Name:

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Private: Yes
    Status: Educational: Yes
  • Date founded: 1983
  • Physical Data
  • Total Area: 273 Hectares
    Latitude: 18.0475544
    Longitude: -66.1112616
    Annual Rainfall: 3048 mm
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

Plant Collections

Conservation Programmes

  • Conservation Programme: Yes
    Medicinal Plant Programme: Yes
    Reintroduction Programme: Yes

Research Programmes

  • Exploration: Yes
    Sustainability: Yes
    Land Restoration: Yes

Education Programmes

  • Visitor/Education Centre: Yes
    Guided Tours: Yes