Protecting the Earth

Since 1989, children, families, teachers, and friends of Celebrate Planet Earth, previously Earth’s Birthday Project, have helped purchase and protect hundreds of thousands of acres at twenty important conservation sites! These sites are managed by our conservation partners and NGOs in the country.

2016 La Libertad, Cajamarca & Amazonas Region Preserves, Peru – over 775,000 acres
2015 Amazonas & Arequipa Region Preserves, Peru – over 200,000 acres
2014 Amazonas & Cajamarca Region Preserves, Peru – over 200,000 acres
2013 Marañon Preserve, Peru – 100,000 acres
2012 Balsas Regional Conservation Area, Peru – 100,000 acres
2012 Colorado River, USA – 1,700,000 gallons of water
2011 Molino Pampa Community Reserve, Peru – 18,750 acres
2011 Verde River, Arizona, USA – 1,265,080 gallons of water
2010 El Pangan Rainforest, Columbia – 1,775 acres
2009 Podocarpus-El Condor Biosphere Reserve, Ecuador; El Paujil Nature Reserve, Colombia – 2,228 acres
2008 Big Gift African Elephants, Kenya and Tanzania – 9,555 acres
2007 Leatherback Nesting Beach, Playa Grande, Costa Rica – 3,394 acres equivalent
2006 Orangutan Habitat, East Kalimantan, Borneo – 5,045 acres
2005 Brazilian Amazon Rainforest – 173,607 acres
2004 San Rafael Conservation Area, Paraguay – 6,260 acres
2003 Brazilian Cerrado – 6,250 acres
2002 Mata Atlantica, Brazil – 7,691 acres
2001 Madre de los Aguas, Dominican Republic – 45,000 acres
2000 Maya Mountain Marine Corridor, Belize – 13,650 acres
1999 Sierra de Lacandon National Park, Guatemala – 9,614 acres
1998 New River Land, Belize – 12,171 acres
1997 Brazilian Pantanal – 12,743 acres
1996 Mbaracayu Forest Reserve, Paraguay – 37,000 acres
1995 Talamanca Caribbean Biological Corridor, Costa Rica – 30,000 acres
1994 Punta Patino Reserve, Panama – 30,000 acres
1993 Guaraquecaba Environmental Protection Area, Brazil – 6,857 acres
1992 Rio Bravo Conservation Area, Belize – 9,857 acres
1991 Sierra de las Minas Cloud Forest Reserve, Guatemala – 8,571 acres
Through your generosity, these forests and other precious habitats may now be safeguarded forever!