Environmental education is at the core of everything we do.

We place environmental education at the centre of our work because it is one of the most important tools in our toolkit for addressing the interconnected ecological and social challenges of our times.

As highlighted by UNESCO, “Education, in short, is humanity’s best hope and most effective means in the quest to achieve sustainable development.”

Our Pillars​


Forest Restoration

Forest restoration projects are hands-on vehicles for environmental education activities.


Birds are windows to the natural world. They create meaningful environmental education experiences.

Trees planted and counting!

To make a big difference, we need your support.


Finca Cántaros is a nature reserve located in the southern zone of Costa Rica on the Pacific slope, in Coto Brus county of the province of Puntarenas. It has a cool, comfortable, tropical highlands climate with temperatures ranging between 14-30°…







It's not Giving Tuesday, but you can still feed two birds with one seed. Or plant two trees with one seed. Or feed a bird AND plant a tree with just one fruit since birds are seed dispersers, which means…

Nearly two years ago, I posted a blog with the title: “Question: ‘Is Finca Cántaros Environmental Association (FCEA) focused on birds?’ Answer: ‘Yes AND no! No AND yes!’”At the time, I was resistant to embracing birds as an official focus…

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