Turtle conservation program in Costa Rica

  • Volunteer Opportunity posted by CADIP

Published

06/06/2018

Duration

Short-Term (few weeks/months)

Address

Santa Cruz
Guanacaste
Costa Rica

Description

Join CADIP Sea Turtle Conservation program in Playa Junquillal on the North Pacific coast of Costa Rica.

The goal is to ensure the conservation of threatened ecosystems and contribute to the well being of communities who depend on them.

Junquillal is a very important breeding zone in Pacific Costa Rica for endangered Leatherback turtles (Dermochelys coriacea), Black turtles (Chelonia mydas agassizii) and Loras turtles (Lepidochelys olivacea).

Volunteer's main duties involve:

• Night patrols along the beach and nesting sites for turtles

• Monitoring of protected nests

• Ensuring that hatchlings born get alive to the sea

• Keeping the beach clean of waste


Learn more about the program: http://cadip.org/volunteer-in-costa-rica


Volunteering Worldwide: http://cadip.org

Benefits

  • Housing Available
  • Language/Cultural Support Available

Benefits

  • International Volunteers

How To Apply

For more information and to complete an application go to: cadip.org and click on Join Now! For questions, email us or call 646-657-2900 or 416-943-4900


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