Expanding the Tapichalaca Reserve

Grantee Fundacíon Jocotoco
Type mountain tapir, black-and-chestnut eagle, Jocotoco antpitta, orchid diversity
Location Ecuador
Grant Amount 26,500

Expand the Tapichalaca Reserve in Ecuador in the Eastern Andes, one of the most biodiverse regions on the planet. This reserve, with its upper tropical cloud forest and parámo grassland habitat, is a key place for the conservation of orchids in Ecuador