During the course, students also spend a few days in the Centennial Valley collecting data for the US Fish and Wildlife Service and working on restoration service projects with The Nature Conservancy.
Four school groups -two from Montana- have made it out to the field this season to work with the Nature Conservancy and the U.
The goal was simple: The website posted positions open for feild instructors in Mexico and I applied. Contact us today to get involved in one of our courses in wildlife conservation during the season!
History[ edit ] Co-founders Scott Pankratz and Julie Osborn lived in Costa Rica during the s and recognized that despite the ample presence of international research teams and prolific scientific studies, many critical habitats and species continued to decline. Inland portions of the course take students to the Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuaryhome to jaguars, peccary, and other large mammals.
I did not get the job, but was excited to be a part of the Wilderness First Aide class in January that terminated before it started as it was canceled due to a lack of participants.
I can only say that I began with great hopes and a high regard for this program and have since been involved in a string of incidences that leave me to think that EPI could do a much better job. Oddly, I did not get a response to either of my emails, nor did I hear back from them at the end of the next week.
Belize[ edit ] Ecology project international in Belize Ecology project international on the Mesoamerican Barrier Reefwhere students work with the University of Belize to survey the reef and collect data on the spread and habits of the invasive lionfish.
It appears to me that they are not the real thing. Each summer, EPI offers residential ecology courses to U. Either very unorganized, or just playing it by ear, or simply using ecology funds to do whatever sounds best at the time, I am not sure.
The Andes to Amazon Ecology Program. I was encouraged to keep in touch and made plans to receive data and general information about the specific ecology programs of the island and whales so that I may write the said curriculum for these programs.
We are members of the Association of Nature Center Administrators ANCAan organization that promotes and supports best leadership and management practices for the nature and environmental learning center profession.
Monday, February 1, Green building: Led by an educational outreach business called Ecology Project International, the latest incarnation of the Swift Building wants to touch the world from Missoula.
Student activities include reef snorkel surveys, sea turtle snorkel surveys, hawksbill nest monitoring and beach censuses, and Hawaiian cultural immersion through ecological restoration projects.
Visit our Picasa website to see pictures of the EPI campus, and if you have been here before, you just might see someone you know! After a nice conversation with those who were working on campus, I offered my services, as a volunteer, to write curriculum for advanced students and any other bits and pieces that might need doing.
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Tuesday, January 12, EPI published in nature center journal! The students patrolled the beach at night and learned about turtles and the nearby forest during the day. Students camp in the Gallatin National Forest while working with the US Forest Service to collect data for various wildlife research projects.
InEPI headquarters moved to Missoula, Montana, where both the world headquarters offices and the Yellowstone Program offices reside in the historic Swift Building. Sadly, I am not impressed at all with this organization. I felt that maybe my opportunity to volunteer and help EPI was passing.
Additionally, they explore Yellowstone National Park and go whitewater rafting. Forest Service on our summer research programs for high school students in Yellowstone.
United States[ edit ] In the U. Although I was told several times over the next few weeks that someone would be contacting me and that my services would be appreciated, I got the same lip service every week or so. After a month or so of this type of communication and my responses of the sort.
Ecology Project International is currently seeking instructors and interns to teach 7 to 9 day field ecology courses to high school students in Montana, USA.
Julie and Scott combined their educational and scientific expertise in and began formulating a plan to partner local students and communities with scientists working on critical conservation issues.Ecology Project International (EPI) envisions an ecologically literate society in which the world's youth are empowered to take an active role in conservation.
EPI operates on the principle that involving local residents in conservation addresses the root causes of resource depletion and environmental degradation, and is critical to the success.
Improving and inspiring science education and conservation efforts worldwide through student group travel programs that put field science and ecology at the forefront.
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