Sea Turtle & Coastal Conservation in Mexico

Company : Projects Abroad
Location : Colima
Duration: 1 week to 1 Year+
Approx Costs: 1250 to 3000+ £ Pound (UK)

This placement offers volunteers a unique opportunity to work alongside local experts on a variety of conservation and environmental projects. It's an ideal project for anyone with an interest in conservation and adventurous overseas travel!

The aims of this project involve the conservation and reintroduction of various species of wildlife, including turtles, crocodiles and iguanas. We are also involved in biodiversity studies. In recognition of our commitment to conservation the project has been entrusted to manage a section of coastline stretching 24 Km.

Volunteers take part in a wide variety of activities, including:

- Turtle conservation: Volunteers take part in beach patrols, monitor nests and release hatchlings. Other duties including cleaning tanks and looking after the well-being of adult turtles.

- Assisting at a crocodile park: Volunteers visit La Colorado Crocodile Park once a week to help with maintaining the centre's facilities.

- Caring for iguanas: Volunteers assist with caring for baby and adult iguanas and maintain their enclosures.

- Biodiversity studies: Volunteers help with monitoring wildlife in the nearby estuary and lagoon through observational surveys and trap cameras.

- Educational and environmental outreach: Volunteers take part in environmental education initiatives by visiting local schools and communities.

- Community beach clean-ups: Some afternoons are spend collecting rubbish and debris which has been left or washed up on the local beaches.


How to apply?

Feel free to call or email us - we have a friendly team ready to answer your questions!

When you're ready to apply please complete an application form on the Projects Abroad website.

A deposit of £195 is required with your application. We will immediately acknowledge receipt of your application and deposit payment.

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Costs / Benefits

Prices start from £1,245 for one week.

Projects Abroad cover:
- All your food and accommodation
- Transfers to and from the airport
- Transport to and from your placement (where required)
- Travel and medical insurance
- Support and 24 hour back-up from both our local and UK staff


No previous experience is necessary - you will be given any required training on arrival.

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