The Peruvian government has created several avenues for the conservation of important ecosystems, the foremost of these being national protected areas including National Parks and Reserves. Recent laws have set into place a new format for conservation, áreas de conservación privada (ACP), or private conservation areas. Privately owned lands are voluntarily designated as ACPs by the landowners and are recognized by Peru«s Ministry of the Environment and Ministry of Agriculture.
Camino Verde is pleased to announce that the virgin rainforests of our land in the community of Baltimori will soon constitute an officially-recognized ACP, designated simply "Camino Verde Baltimori." The conservation of this virgin forest is a proud achievement and ongoing commitment, and we are happy that our efforts will now be backed by government recognition.