Volunteer at a Forestry Project in Puerto Rico


Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

Rural AreasRural Areas, PR


About

Located on a 1,000-acre reserve in the southern mountains of Puerto Rico’s rainforest, Greenheart Travel offers you the opportunity to volunteer with a pioneering project on sustainable forestry research, enrichment and reforestation!

In junction with the government, this forestry project was developed as a way to research and develop alternative ways of planting and extracting natural timber resources with a focus on sustainable and ecological practices.

How you will make a difference:

  • Measure tree diameter, density, and health for various species
  • Prune, plant and care for seedlings, saps and mature trees
  • Clearing trails, creating new trails, and general land maintenance
  • Tend to the on-site organic garden, including compost management
  • Data entry & cataloging of ongoing research progress

Skills

  • Habitat Restoration
  • Environmental Policy
  • Environmental Education

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Minimum of 1 week

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