-Understanding topics related with biology, ecology and conservation of the marineturtles, as well as, the problematic of its conservation in the community.-There will be realized activities of monitoring, collection of nests and babie turtle sliberation.-Beach cleanliness.-Environmental Education to children and young women of the community about theconservation of the marine turtles, recycling and organic agriculture.-Elaboration of handcrafts for fund raising.-Support the community events.-Improvement of camp facilities.-In the afternoons there are some dead time due the heat, this is why we ask you tobring some games to share with the other volunteers. Learning and teaching the biology,ecology and conservation of the marine turtles, as well as the problematic of itsconservation in the community.
The project provides a wide zone to camp which consists of baths,a kitchen, and a place to wash your clothes .Meals will be prepared by the volunteers. The camp provides everything you need to cook and prepare food.
The Turtle Camp is located in Zihuatanejo, from Mexico City, you can use abus (8 hours trip).In the free time you will be able to visit Zihuatanejo, Barra de Potosi (Barr ofFortune), Ixtapa, the Soledad de Maciel pyramids and lots more On Saturdays youwill have free time after the Eco-tianguis , on Sundays you will have the morning at your free disposal.
VIMEX and Ayotlcalli organization have the aim to contribute to the recovery and conservation of 3 species of sea turtles on the verge of extinction that visit Ixtapa i Zihuatanejo (Guerrero): Golfina Turtle (Olive Lepidochelys),Blackish Turtle (Chelonia Agassizi) and Lute Turtle (Dermochelys Coracea).Problems of the marine turtles in the zone are: In spite of the fact that the marine turtles are important for its ecological role inside the aquatic and coastal ecosystems,contributing to the health of the reefs, meadows of marine pastures, as well as of theestuaries and sandy beaches worldwide, the populations of the different species ofmarine turtles are limited. In the beach of monitoring a clear cultural rooting isaccentuated to the consumption and utilization of derivates of the species, since it is:meat, fat, skin (leather) and turtle-shell.
Good disposal of team work, dedication, responsibility and enthusiasm regarding the work, positive energy, interest in learning and enjoying oneself.