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Dette program tilbydes i samarbejde med organisationen GVI og nedenfor kan du læse deres beskrivelse af programmet:

Discover the rainforests of Costa Rica and assist in the protection of the elusive and endangered Jaguar. Conduct surveys and set up remote cameras, gathering data for use in a long-term wildlife conservation effort along Central America’s Caribbean coast. Develop new skills and an in-depth understanding of the rainforest and its ecosystem on this unique tropical adventure.

The program focuses on:

  • Jaguar feeding behavior and population studies; surveys will include a weekly 15 mile walk on the beach to monitor the levels of marine turtle predation. There is more activity during Turtle nesting season (March-October), but the program runs all year
  • They use camera traps to identify individual jaguars present in the Jalova area and their feeding behaviors in relation to marine turtles – we have also helped publish a research paper on the Jaguars which you can find at the following link- http://www.scribd.com/doc/241514236/Arroyo-Arce-Et-Al-2014-Habitat-Features-Influencing-Jaguar-Occupancy-TNP
  • We are also collecting Jaguar scats (faeces) for feeding and genetic studies.
  • Volunteers will also take part in some of the other surveys carried out on base; this is dependent on the time of the year; but may include marine turtle, canal/shore bird, spider monkey or amphibian monitoring, or general biodiversity/incidental sighting surveys, but will have priority in the Jaguar surveys

Programdetaljer

  • Programtype
    • Volunteering
  • Sted
  • Program for individuelle eller grupper
    Individuel
  • Program highlights
    • Seeing unique wildlife in marine and coastal rainforest environments including remote Caribbean beaches and tropical rainforest
    • Seeing endemic and protected species
    • Joining the research team to undertake research inside a protected area
    • Enjoying life at the research station

Hvad er inkluderet i programmet

  • Indkvarteringsform
  • 24/7 nødkontakt
  • Måltider
  • Hjælp til ansøgningsprocessen
  • Global Competence Certificate
  • Løbende støtte og support
  • Orientering før afrejsen
  • Orientering efter hjemkomsten
  • Du bliver en del af hele AFS netværket
  • Verdensomspændende organisation
  • 70 års erfaring
  • Afhentning i lufthavnen
  • Hjælp til visumansøgning
  • Fuld sygeforsikring

Hvad skal du selv sørge for?

  • International transport (fly)
  • Visum og pas gebyrer
  • Vaccinationer
  • Kulturelle udflugter