Environmental Alliance planted 50 trees on the banks of the Quebradillas Creek

Today, the Environmental Alliance, together with the Municipality of Santa Ana, planted 50 trees in the area of protection of the northern bank of Quebrada Quebradillas, Matinilla, in the Salitral District. Sowing Matinilla 3.

The activity was attended by 50 volunteer members of companies, organizations and institutions that integrate the Santa Ana Environmental Alliance. Among them: Studio Hotel, BLP Abogados, Claro Costa Rica, COOPESANA, Ingram Micro, Matinilla Development Association, and Juan Álvarez School and Municipality of Santa Ana.

Sowing Matinilla 1. 50 trees were planted, among the species were native to the canton such as Malinche, Yellow Bark and Sabana Oak, among others. These trees are part of Viveros Cuna Project; trees that had been delivered in temporary nurseries to Finca Los Ureña to acquire the appropriate size and necessary care to subsequently be planted.

The objective of this activity is to contribute to the protection and restoration of the Quebrada Quebradillas protection areas, by repopulating the area’s own species. Seeking the recovery of aquifer recharge, to guarantee future water to communities, explained Helmut Johnson, in charge of the Environmental Management Process of the Municipality of Santa Ana.