Seasons at La Pedregoza

What's happening throughout the year...

Cusumbo or Coatí (Nasua)

This is a schedule of normal activities and events, though weather patterns may change. It is meant to reflect regular activities in the forestry plantation as well as in the natural reserve.

Wet Season:
Apr. 15 to Oct. 31
Season Change:
Nov. 1 to Dec. 15
Dry Season:
Dec. 15 to Apr. 15

Seasonal Activities

January Ecotourism - Agrotourism - Sports Fishing - Infrastructure Work - Road Construction - Bird Watching - Hiking - Swimming - Plantation Planning - Turtle Rescue - Beaches - Camera Traps - Path Maintenance - Scientific Research - Clear Night Skies
February Ecotourism - Agrotourism - Sports Fishing - Infrastructure Work - Road Construction - Bird Watching - Hiking - Swimming - Plantation Planning - Turtle Rescue - Cashew Harvest - Planting Bags - Camera Traps - Scientific Research - Beaches - Clear Night Skies - Decorative Fish
March Ecotourism - Agrotourism - Sports Fishing - Infrastructure Work - Road Construction - Bird Watching - Hiking - Swimming - Turtle Rescue Ends - Tree Nursery Start Up - Final Deliveries - Scientific Research - Beaches - Collect Camera Traps - Savannah Fires - Clear Night Skies - Decorative Fish
April Eco-Tourism - Agrotourism - Sports Fishing ends - Bird Watching - Hiking - Swimming - Tree Nursery - Soil Preparation - Seed Collection - Native Trees - Beaches end - Honey Harvest - Savannah Fires - Pruning and Culls
May Ecotourism - Agrotourism - Bird Watching - Hiking - Swimming - Tree Nursery - Soil Preparation - Seed Collection ends - Native Trees - Inundation Preparations - Orchids in Forests
June Ecotourism - Agrotourism - Bird Watching - Hiking - Tree Nursery - Soil Preparation Winds Down - Some Tree Planting Starts - Fruits and Mangos
July Ecotourism - Agrotourism - Bird Watching - Hiking - Inundation Forest - Kayaking - Tree Planting - Scientific Research - Bug Explosion - Road Problems - Cool Weather - Magnificent Storms - Snakes Look for Dry Spots - Mud - Garden
August Ecotourism - Agrotourism - Bird Watching - Hiking - Inundation Forest - Kayaking - Tree Planting winds down - Bug Explosion - Road Problems - Cool Weather - Garden - Magnificent Storms - Snakes Look for Dry Spots - Mud
September Ecotourism - Bird Watching - Hiking - Inundation Forest - Kayaking - Cashew Tree Planting - Cool Weather - Magnificent Storms - Access to Some Forests - Culls - Fertilizations
October Ecotourism - Agrotourism - Bird Watching - Hiking - Inundation Forest - Kayaking - Wild Pineapples - Cool Weather - Access to Some Forests - Survey Work & Annual Reports - Pruning - Fire Breaks start
November Ecotourism - Agrotourism - Bird Watching - Hiking - Inundation Forest ends - Kayaking - Hibiscus Flowers - Cool Weather - Access to Most Forests - Honey Harvest - Ordering for Next Season
December Ecotourism - Agrotourism - Bird Watching - Hiking - Kayaking - Hibiscus Harvest - Access to Most Forests - Ordering for Next Season - Sport Fishing Starts - Fire Breaks end - Fiestas


Fresh water sponge

Rare species

The Río Bita still has species waiting to be discovered and to be described scientifically. This includes lizards, frogs, plants, trees, insects and yes, maybe even sponges. Nature tourism at La Pedregoza offers unlimited possibilities.


Planting trees

Tree planting

Much of the seasons at La Pedregoza revolve around tree planting, the tree nursery, tree seed collection and native tree species. Learn about the challenges of planting trees in difficult conditions. Given climate change, hugging a tree is one of the best possible ways to start the day!