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The perfect holiday gift for the environmentalist on your list

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La Reserva Forest Foundation (LRFF), located just outside Tiláran, Costa Rica, in the Lake Arenal area, was formed in 1998, by Roberta Ward Smiley and Daniel Spreen Wilson. It is working to restore and preserve native tropical forests. This is one positive step that helps offset global warming. It is also critical for the wildlife living in these forests.

One focus of La Reserva is the creation of “tree corridors” designed to link isolated forest islands. Monkeys and sloths must move from one jungle island to another in search of food and mates. Without these corridors, these animals are subject to electrocution, death and maiming due to barbed wire, power lines, and other unnecessary dangers such as coming to the ground to cross roads.

Now you have a chance to help. This year give a gift that helps our Mother Earth and lasts longer than the recipient’s lifetime. Offset a ton of CO2 emissions or even part of a ton.

You can purchase:

• 25 trees offset 1 ton/year @ $3 per tree = $75.00 (USD)
• 13 trees offset ½ ton/year @ $3 per tree = $39.00 (USD)

It’s easy, just click the “Give Online” button on the lrff home page ( http://lrff.org )and tell them the purpose (to offset X tons of CO2) and who the gift is for (name). They will send you a virtual “Gift Certificate” with the recipient’s name and the amount of CO2 being offset for them. You can print it on recycled paper or share it virtually with them.

Or you can have a tree planted for your loved ones. (http://lrff.org/how-you-can-help/planting-trees/ ) They will send you a short video of the planting and a photo of the dedication sign with the recipient’s name so you can share it with them.
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