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About Us

MISSION:  "To be leaders in the Amazon rain forest through environmental education"

VISION: As stewards of the environment in which they live, the communities native to the Peruvian Amazon region will make informed sustainable decisions preserving the future of their rain forest.

CONAPAC,the Conservación a la Naturaleza Amazónica del Perú, A.C., is a Peruvian NGO formed in July 1990 by a group of teachers, forestry engineers and the employees of the travel operator Explorama Lodges in Iquitos, Peru. CONAPAC is a registered nonprofit with financial ties to the Detroit Zoological Society and Amazon Explorama Lodges, an international tourist destination. Its purpose is the conservation of the Peruvian Amazon primary rain forest stands through environmental education and community partnerships. 

CONAPAC is the longest serving NGO in the Peruvian Amazon River basin. It has been continuously working in communities along the Amazon and Napo Rivers since 1990, recently expanding up river to communities on the Ucayali--a major tributary of the Amazon River. CONAPAC partners with foundations and other small NGO’s that have similar goals by being the local, on-the-ground managing partner. In addition to its relationship with Amazon Explorama Lodges, the Detroit Zoological Society and the tour company International Expeditions, CONAPAC collaborates with several Rotary clubs, Adopt-A-Village International, IFED, EKOAmazon, The SAGA Charitable Trust, several hundred individual volunteers, church and student groups in order to reach their funding goals.