FRIENDS OF COCHAMO

Cochamo is one of the most beautiful places on the planet. It is full of crystalline rivers, towering walls of granite, and endemic flora and fauna found nowhere else in the world. Past, present, and future visitors to Cochamo all have a vested interest in the long term sustainability of this special place. And yet right now local landowners and businesses face a lack of resources to manage the impacts of the exponentially growing number of visitors. We work to mitigate the impacts of visitation to the Cochamo valley, and ensure access for future generations. Our board of directors has more than 100 years of cumulative experience in Cochamo, and is comprised of individuals from three different countries. Your support can help protect one of the most pristine and beautiful wild environments left in the world.

what we do

We take a multi-tier approach to protecting the valuable resources of the Cochamo Valley, including fundraising, stewardship projects, and education outreach on the local, national and international levels.

What You Can Do

Right now we are building our organization, and filing for 501c3 status, so we can accept your donations and put them to good use. If you want to donate, or have any other questions or suggestions, please get in touch at chris@friendsofcochamo.org.

Cochamo Valley, Chile | photo: Megan Kelly