Jardín de Mariposas Spirogyra (CRC-31)


Type: Environmental/Green Projects: Animals - Country: Costa Rica

Brief description and main aims

Jardín de Mariposas Spirogyra is a shelter for a large number of butterflies, reptiles, insects, birds and small mammals.

Main Activities

The work of the Jardín encompasses:
  • a breeding programme
  • conservation and exportation of 20 different species of butterfly, unique to Costa Rica
  • providing visiting groups with ecological and environmental education

Volunteer tasks

Possible tasks for the volunteer include:
  • maintaining the gardens
  • giving guided tours 
  • working in the laboratory

Volunteer requirements / Skills

The volunteer must have an interest in nature and environmental conservation.

Location

The project is located in San José, Costa Rica 

Hosting Situation (Board and Lodging)

The volunteer will stay with a host family.

More Information

Website:http://www.butterflygardencr.com/

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