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Established in 2000, Los Amigos is managed by ACCA in coordination with the neighboring 145,918-ha Los Amigos Conservation Concession. The station sits on a high terrace between the Madre de Dios and Los Amigos rivers and provides easy access to a variety of forest types and aquatic habitats. With capacity for 60 visitors, the installations include 250 m2 of laboratories and offices, >50 km of trails, a digital herbarium, a scientific library of >500 volumes, three 60-m radio towers, a landing strip, internet access and two satellite stations 3 and 21 km away. Since 2003 our grants program has brought >300 scientists to Los Amigos. CICRA also offers several field courses each year in partnership with the Amazonian Center for Environmental Education and Research (ACEER).