Financial support for Canopy in the Clouds has been provided by the National Geographic Society through two Young Explorer's Grants. This program is designed to encourage young and emerging individuals in research, exploration, conservation, and more. Please follow the links below to learn more about these programs. The Centro Cientifico Tropical has provided essential support for the spanish translation. Additional funding has been provided through a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship.
Local support on the ground in Monteverde, Costa Rica was provided by the nonprofit Monteverde Institute, Bosque Eternos de los Niños, and Centro Cientifico Tropical y La Reserva Bosque Nuboso. Numerous individuals have also contributed the expertice and knowledge to support this project. We'd like to thank Familia Torres-Leiton, Familia Espinoza-Mekbel, Familia Rockwell, Arturo Cruz, Eladio Cruz, Todd Dawson, Javier Espeleta, Sam Fitz, Bill Haber, Debra Hamilton, Tim Kovar, Bob Lawton, Nalini Nadkarni, Patricia Ortiz, Clayton Preheim, Adriana Quiros, Maricella Solis, Nat Wheelwright, and Jannelle Wilkins.
We would like to also thank the following individuals for their thorough review of the site prior to launch: Eric Berlow, Ph.D., Erin Dukeshire, A.M.T., Michael Kolster M.F.A., Nalini Nadkarni, Ph.D., Daisy Pierce, Jill Scott Ed.S., M.Ed., Meredith Trainor, M.E.Sc., and Maia Willcox.