El Charco del Ingenio, AC
Mexican nonprofit organization, independent of any government or other institution, created in 1998 in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato.
Responsible for the ecological conservation project and the territory that comprises the nucleus of the Ecological Preservation Zone of El Charco del Ingenio and adjacent areas.
Owner of 67 hectares that comprise the botanical garden and its reserve areas, and member of the Technical Advisory Board of the adjacent Landeta Park, administered by the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM).
Owner of a forest reserve of 90 hectares, located in the mountains of the nearby range Los Picachos, mainly covered by oak forests.
Responsible for the care of the botanical collection of Mexican species.
Sustained by income generated by the nonprofit organization as well as by donations and institutional grants.
Formed by a General Assembly of 12 associates, a Board of Directors and a team of permanent workers, in charge of the care and management of the Charco del Ingenio.