Volunteer Central America

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kanahau-banner1KANAHAU – HONDURAS

Kanahau’s Vision is to identify keystone species with a focus on threats to their environment, understand how to better manage natural resources of the bay islands and educate the community to engage in sustainable practices whilst creating job opportunities.  Find out more…

 

 

KIDS SAVING THE RAINFOREST – COSTA RICA

Kids Saving the Rainforest was founded by two 9 year old girls in 1999 for the purpose of educating people around the world about the ecological importance of the rainforest, to set-up programs to preserve and protect the rainforest and its wildlife.  Find out more…

 

 

 

CHILDREN’S ETERNAL RAINFORST – COSTA RICA

The Monteverde Conservation League (MCL), nonprofit organization, declared a Public to Costa Rican state interests.  Its mission “to conserve, preserve and rehabilitate tropical ecosystems and their biodiversity.”

Make environmental education activities, Reforestation, Research, Protection and Monitoring, Sustainable Development and Ecotourism (trails, talks, walks, Biological Stations).

Currently, the MCA has managed to form the largest private reserve in Costa Rica: The Children’s Eternal Rainforest (BEN).  Find out more…

 

 

ARATHE ARA PROJECT – COSTA RICA

The ARA Project is a Costa Rican licensed zoological park and non-profit organization dedicated to the conservation of the two native macaw species of Costa Rica: the endangered Great Green Macaw (Ara ambiguus) and the Scarlet Macaw (Ara macao).

Volunteer – The ARA Project – Breeding Centre  

 

TIRIMBINA BIOLOGICAL RESERVE – COSTA RICA

Tirimbina is an educational, scientific and ecotourism destination, situated between the forests and rivers of the northern region of Costa Rica.  Tirimbina offers education programs for primary schools, high schools and university students, as well as facilities for study groups, volunteers and researchers, highlighting the biodiversity and conservation of the rainforest.  Find out more…

 

OSA CONSERVATION – COSTA RICA

Our programs aim to protect and restore critical terrestrial and marine habitat, engage society in environmental sustainability, apply scientific knowledge to ecological problems and demonstrate that together, science, stewardship, education and management can leverage lasting social and environmental benefits.  Find out more…

 

 

ARCAS – GUATEMALA

ARCAS was originally created for a very specific and urgent purpose: to build a rescue center to care for and rehabilitate wild animals that were being confiscated on the black market by the Guatemalan government.  Since its establishment, the ARCAS Rescue Center has grown into one of the largest and most complex rescue centers in the world, receiving between 300 and 600 animals of more than 40 species per year.  Find out more…

 

CAÑO PALMA BIOLOGICAL STATION – COSTA RICA

COTERC is a registered Canadian charitable organization, not-for-profit, who own and operate Cano Palma Biological Station. Together the organisation and station strive to provide affordable access to those who want to study in the Costa Rican tropical lowlands, while engaging the local community to help us achieve sustainable conservation solutions for local species at risk.  Find out more…

 

 

lastWIDECAST – COSTA RICA

WIDECAST is an international independent nonprofit organization that supports local sea turtle conservation in most states and countries of the Caribbean region promoting cooperation between all nations.  Find out more…