Spotlights

Tradewinds Talk newsletter has information for our tour operators and visitors

The Visitor Services Team recently issued this informative newsletter to our tour operators and partners to share information about Forest programs and visitor services.

Ecosystem/Planning Team Receives Conservation Award

Ecosystem Management/Planning Team members are recognized by Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell and Regional Forester Liz Agpaoa for their landscape conservation efforts

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

Guided Nature Walks Now Offered on Wednesdays Only

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

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!

Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) 2014 Help Conserve El Yunque

Thanks to our YCC crew members 2014 from the muncipalities of Rio Grande and Luquillo for your outstanding efforts!

Children's book

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

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.

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. 

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!

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!

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...

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)