COTERC is a registered Canadian charity based in Pickering, Ontario, Canada. Its mission is to provide leadership in education, research and conservation and the wise use of natural resources in the tropics. Founded in 1991, COTERC operates in both Canada and Costa Rica. In Canada, our Board of Directors are biologists, accountants, educators, environmentalists, zoo professionals, media professionals - all committed to actively working to protect tropical rainforest. In Costa Rica, we are based at the Caño Palma Biological Station near the village of Tortuguero on the northeast Atlantic coast.
Visit the COTERC website for more information.