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These mountains with the rivers have an enormous importance in our town at a historical, identity and natural level. Almost every inhabitant of the town has climbed once in his life to the top. Its value as a symbol has lasted over time through many generations, but it has also suffered the pressure of urban growth and deforestation zones. They are part of a larger biological correodor that connects several mountain ranges to the east and west. It was declared a Protected Area in 1976, helping to preserve its fragile ecosystems in an area of 2,396 hectares. and it protects one of the few remanates of the Humid Premontane Forest of the Metropolitan Area of Costa Rica. For those of us who live in the town, these mountains have an enormous sentimental value and sensitivity for nature, and we know of their current fragility. For visitors it is easy to understand the importance of these mountains that remain green throughout the year, their scale and proximity to the center of the town call attention and remind us every day the value of nature linked to the city. Various organizations of the community have been carrying out important educational work regarding the importance and value of this natural system for the people and the country, as well as reforestation.
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