A . The Stations?
- Palo Dulce Station in Jalisco, Mexico. Located on a mountain top overlooking Lake Chapala -
Mexico's largest lake - in a diverse biological zone that includes deciduous humid tropical forest and spiny tropical dry forest
- Galapagos Station on San Cristobal Island in the Galapagos. Home to the giant tortoise and many other of the classic animals of the Galapagos.
- Jatun Sacha Station in the upper Amazon of Ecuador. Located along the Rio Napo River near the city of
- Bilsa Station. Located on a mountain top in western Ecuador. Very rugged site. Extremely wet and hard to get to during the rainy season, January - June.
- Guandara Station. Located in the Andes of Ecuador. Parts of the reserve are above the tree line. Coldest of the stations.
- Titos Santos Station. Located on the Pacific Coast of Ecuador. Dry forest habitat at lower elevations to wet forest at
- Congal Station. Located on Pacific Coast of Ecuador. Mangrove forest, estuary and beaches.
B. Internship duration and cost?
- A minimum commitment to one month. Interns need to pay their own airfare to the country of their site, and $400 per month to cover room and lodging ($700 in the Galapagos).
C. Who can apply?
- Students 16 years and older and adults. Students under the age of 18 need a letter of permission. All interns need a certificate of good health stating that they have no existing physical problems and can undertake
D. Do I need to speak Spanish?
- No, but it helps if you can speak a little, or are willing to learn.
E. How do I apply?
- Send a check or money order for $40 to Save The Rainforest.
- Include a letter stating your age, experience, why you want to be an intern and the site/dates that you want to volunteer for.
- If 16-18 years old include a letter of permission from parents or legal guardians.
- Include all your contact information.
If you have more questions please email Save The Rainforest for more information.