De Surinaamse Cultuurmaatschappij N.V. (Mariënburg)
is the owner of the land in which this project takes
place and is as such also a partner of this project. SCM
(Mariënburg) has allocated 26,89 hectares of land
in ownership to Stg. Peperpot Nature Park as indicated
by the land surveyer map ("landmeterskaart")of October 21, 2009.
WWF Guianas is our first major grantor that recognized
the potential of the entire Peperpot area in terms of a
pilot project for "green urbanization" where development
is stimulated in balance with nature.
grantor / donor
Recently a new collaborative partner has been found in
from Utrecht University, which owns and manages a
comparable (but much larger) protected nature reserve in
Another important collaborative partner which was also
founded by the Surinaamse Cultuurmaatschappij N.V.
(Mariënburg) is the
Stg. Peperpot Nature Forest ("Stg. Peperpot Natuurbos").
This foundation was expressly created to ensure the
sustainable conservation & management of the 700 ha
protected nature forest area, "Peperpot Nature
Park is being developed as part of the strategic Mariënburg Development
Project Plan in partnership
with Mariënburg (Surinaamse
Cultuurmaatschappij N.V.) and with a generous grant by