The Wildlife Refuge Cerro Dantas was Declared as such in the publication of the official diary “the gazette” no.32 on the 16th of February 1998 through the Executive Decree no.26661 MINAE.

Its mission, to come up with initiatives, programs and research that helps conserve and maintain the natural resources and environments of our planet.

To help create awareness about the importance environmental protection, through the development and introduction of strategic educational programs to schools and visitors related to the investigations and research held by researchers at the refuge, enabling general and specific education to the country and its future generations, placing emphasis on the conservation of the countries and planets natural environments and resources.