In 2002 he Cloud Forest Reserve Chelemhá, San Pedro Carchá, A.V. was declared protected área by CONAP (Consejo Nacional de Áreas Protegidas, Resolution No. 127/2002)
The association UPROBON (Unión para Proteger el Bosque Nuboso) is in charge of maintaining and conserving this reserve that also includes Chelemhá Lodge.
Markus Reinhard, Vera Hurschler Reinhard and Armin Schumacher initiated this reserve and Chelemhá Lodge in 1997. Since then, volunteers and persons from nearby villages work hard to conserve the Cloud Forest Reserve Chelemhá, San Pedro Carchá, A.V. and make sure that our visitors will enjoy an extraordinary stay.