Our conservation work
REGUA’s mission is the long-term conservation of the forests of the upper Guapiaçu river basin in the state of Rio de Janeiro.
2,120 butterfly species have been recorded in the Atlantic Forest . 377 species have been identified at REGUA to date. To follow »
REGUA is home to more odonata species than anywhere else in the Atlantic Forest, with 204 species recorded to date. More »
There is clearly a huge diversity of moths at REGUA and so far 158 moth species have been recorded, including 76 hawkmoth species. More »
A total of 97 orchid species from 51 genera have been identified at REGUA. 44 of these species are new citations for the municipality of Cachoeiras de Macacu. To follow »