Welcome to the International Institute of Tropical Forestry Bienvenido del Instituto Internacional de Dasonomía Tropical

Wayne J. Arendt receiving the Partners in Flight International Research Award at the North American Ornithological Conference 
(NOAC) in Washington DC Press conference at the Institute with USDA Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack  Interagency MOU to coordinate information management and provide guidance on protected areas in Puerto Rico, signed in Cañón Las Bocas, Barranquitas. One of the TRACE forest warming plots in the Luquillo Experimental Forest, Puerto Rico. Talking soils with a group on a San Juan ULTRA field trip The Institute, DNER and NEON, inaugurating the new climate tower in Guánica dry forest. A Ceiba tree flowering in the grounds of the Institute. Monarch Butterfly on the Institute's Green Roof. Satellite view of the northern karst region of Puerto Rico captured by Landsat 8 i-Tree tools workshop participants at the Institute. Jerry Bauer (left of photo) meeting with the Paso Pacifico team in Ventura.


Information and resources regarding the Zika virus in the Caribbean



Puerto Rico’s Protected Areas Map and Inventory Updated

Puerto Rico’s Protected Areas Map and Inventory Updated.


Poetic Science: Artistic-Scientific approximations about El Yunque

bird on branch wearing a santa hatPoetic Science: Artistic-Scientific approximations about El Yunque” is opening at the National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts and Culture in Chicago, September 8th, 2016 until March 31st, 2017.



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Invitation to a presentation: Dec 2nd, 2016. 3:00 P.M

Indigenous Knowledge and Science Education in the Caribbean.

There’s something rottin' in the state of global climate change

View the webinar recorded in April, 2016.


Tropical Responses to Altered Climate Experiment (TRACE)

Information about the Forest Warming TRACE project in El Yunque National Forest.