Country: Costa Rica,
Type: Environment & Wildlife Conservation,
Organisation: WorkingAbroad Projects
Help to conserve and protect the populations of vulnerable Olive Ridleys. The project takes place in the spectacular Pacific coast of the Nicoya Province on the beach where Olive Ridley turtles come up in thousands at a time for this phenomenon of nature called "arribadas".
As an Olive Ridley sea turtle volunteer, you will assist with:
Other work may involve beach cleanup (to remove debris that would impede the movement of nesting females or hatchlings) and projects including the initial construction of a beach hatchery.
You can join for 1 weeks up to 12 weeks all throughout the year.
Individuals, groups, students doing research and families all welcome.
Cost for food (3 meals a day), lodging in family homestay, internet access, programme materials and training start from £390 upwards.
The Coombe, Spring Barn Farm
Lewes BN7 3ND
Telephone 1: +44 1273 479 047
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