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ECOLOGY PROJECT INTERNATIONAL
April 9, 2010

I went on the EPI trip to Costa Rica to help save and preserve the Leatherback sea turtle population. It was truely an experience of a life time. To be able to touch the gentle, prehistoric, giant turtles was crazy! With that in mind this trip was no vacation. Everyone worked hard walking for 4 or more hours during the night paroling the beaches. I would say that if anyone is going to go on this trip they should be a person who loves animals and wants to help them. If this description doesn't fit you, I don't think you will fully enjoy the experience. I loved this trip so much that I have signed up for another trip this summer in Yellow Stone National Park. I fully look forward to the people I'll meet and the animals I'll see.

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If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

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What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

I get to work with animals and feel like I am making a difference. I want to eventually be a big cat veterinary researcher and going on these trips have help me realize that this is the career that I really do want to persue.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

we really nice. They were helpful and actually listened to what I had to say. They did not make me feel like I was just some annoying teenager on a trip. Plus they knew their stuff and I actually learned things! :)

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

save the animals species of the world for the next generation to enjoy.

Ways to make it better...

I loved everything nothing should be changed

In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...

none

One thing I'd also say is that...

this program is fabulous and I hope everyone else has as great of an experience as me!

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

One time

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009

MY ROLE:
Volunteer & I help to preserve the leatherback sea turtle population and I planted trees in the Costa Rican Cloud Forest.