Institute of Tropical Forestry

Institute of Tropical Forestry

For the past 53 years the Institute has researched extensively on ecology, soil, water and ecosystem management, and trained foresters and forestry technicians in Caribbean and Latin American countries.

The institute has also reforested thoUnited States of Americands of hectares in the mountainous Luquillo experimental forest, contributing to its rehabilitation.

Currently the institute is collaborating with the Brazilian Government in the development of a research and forest management program in the Tapajos National Forest in the Brazilian Amazon.

Additional Info

  • Location:


    USDA Forest Service

    Call Box 25000

    Rio Piedras

    PR 00928 2500

    Puerto Rico

  • Phone Number: (809) 766 5335
  • Fax Number: Not Available At This Time
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  • Website: The International Institute of Tropical Forestry