Spotlights

Come Celebrate Earth Week at El Yunque’s Cleanup Day Events!

Cleanup events in municipalities around El Yunque begin April 24 and conclude on April 26 with a special day of learning and conservation. Volunteer to keep El Yunque clean!

Ecosystem/Planning Team Receive Conservation Award

Members of the Ecosystem Management/Planning Team were recently recognized by Regional Forester Liz Agpao for their landscape conservation efforts in northeastern Puerto Rico

Children's book "The Day It Rained Frogs In The Forest" now available

Forest friend and volunteer, Alan Mowbray and teen artist, Omar Sebastian Gutierrez (son of employee Aurea Moragon) combine their talents on a children's book about El Yunque

Annual Christmas Bird Count Event / Conteo Navideño de Aves

Twentieth Annual Christmas Bird Count is Sunday December 15 / Vigésimo conteo anual navideño de aves que se llevara a cabo el domingo 15 de diciembre (anuncio en español)

Be Alert to the Dangers of Flash Floods

Visitors are advised to always check the National Weather Service forecasts before visiting the Forest, be alert to changing weather conditions and the potential dangers of flash floods

El Bosque Pluvial

Read the latest edition of El Bosque Pluvial, our El Yunque National Forest Newsletter. Get up to date on the latest happenings in America's only tropical rainforest!

Youth Conservation Corps 2013

Youth Conservation Corps 2013 - a combination of hard work, accomplishments and fun!

Guided Nature Walks Now To Be Offered on Wednesdays Only

Guided nature walks will now be offered only ONCE AWEEK on Wednesdays on a first-come, first-served basis starting at the Palo Colorado Recreation Area.

Book signing event at El Portal on June 21

Join award winning author Marisa de Jesus Paolicelli and Puerto Rico golf legend Chi Chi Rodriguez at the book signing event for the new book "Lightkeepers to the Rescue"

El Yunque National Forest Cited Amongst Top 10 Rain Forests

El Yunque along with the Tongass National Forest in Alaska, are among the top 10 places worldwide to see a rain forest, according to a travel story published online by USAToday.

Forest Service celebrates 40 years of volunteering

May 18 marked 40 years of the Forest Service volunteer program.  We appreciate the talent, dedication and contributions of our Forest Service volunteers!

Two New Books on El Yunque's Trees and Wildlife

Two new books on El Yunque's trees and wildlife have been compiled by long-time volunteer and Forest friend Alan Mowbray, Jr. 

The Flora Borinqueña Digital Herbarium and Library

The Flora Borinqueña Digital Herbarium and Library presents items from the LuEsther T. Mertz Library and Archives and the William and Lynda Steere Herbarium...

Middlebury College Volunteers Make a Difference!

Students from Middlebury College in Vermont help maintain and conserve El Yunque!

Youth Conservation Corps program 2012

Article features 2012 Youth Conservation Corps participants /Articulo en el periódico Primera Hora sobre los participantes de"Youth Conservation Corps" de 2012