Camino Verde News

Major infrastructure upgrade completed
May 31, 2013

At our Tambopata reforestation center, our new infrastructure is finally complete.  Lodgings for staff, volunteers, and visitors are looking great.  Check out our photo album of the new building here.

Botanical Garden, Living Seed Bank
New articles posted
February 28, 2013

Camino Verde made the news in El Comercio, Peru's finest newspaper.  Also, you will find the latest full length article on our site, thanks to Camino Verde volunteer and soon-to-be intern, Sam Goodman.  "The Long and Winding Road: Mitigating the Impact of the Interoceanic Highway in Peru’s Amazonian Interior" is an insightful look at one of the biggest threats facing Madre de Dios, Peru.  Click here to view our Articles.  

CV on Gramble
February 28, 2013

Camino Verde is one of the first featured charities on, an online gaming - social - charitable network now released to the world. Check it out here...

Camino Verde´s private conservation area officially recognized
January 31, 2013

Happy New Year! This just in: Peruvian Ministry of the Environment resolution RM 346-2012-MINAM officially recognizes the forests protected by Camino Verde as a private conservation area!  


Our allies at the Peruvian Society for Environmental Law posted this story (in Spanish) on our recent recognition as custodians of land that is now considered a conservation area in perpetuity.  The same article can also be found on the Actualidad Ambiental website.

Conservation of Primary Forests
Welcome to the new and improved
November 30, 2012

Thanks to the hard work of our development team and board of directors, we are thrilled to unveil the updated and overhauled  Welcome!

Just a few of the new features we hope you'll be eager to check out:

  • ¡Camino Verde en español!  Look to the upper right for the language change buttons.
  • Links and links... you can find our web presence at Facebook and Global Giving at the top of each page, and links to our spot on sites like GuideStar, CrowdRise, and 1% for the Planet at the bottom of each page.
  • Lots of new photos! Don't be afraid to click on them to see a bigger version.
  • And much more...

Don't forget to contact us and tell us what you think!