From: Mangrove Action Project
Published October 30, 2004 12:14 PM

Eco-tour to the Yucatan Peninsula

Dear Friends and MAP Supporters,


Please consider joining us for our next volunteer work/study eco-tour to the Yucatan Peninsula from Jan. 8th till Jan 18th, 2005! This short announcement will be followed with more details for those who are interested in attending what should be a great next tour to a beautiful location that is brimming with natural wonders, from mangroves to coral reefs, from cenotes to sea turtles--all needing our help in conservation and restoration! Please join us!


Work-Study Tour In the Mangroves


MAP Volunteer Work Study/Eco-Tour for Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula, Jan. 8-18, 2005 A mangrove-restoration and sea turtle conservation project on the Caribbean coast of Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico is being planned for Jan. 8-18, 2005 Depending upon interest and numbers of volunteers, this tour will help restore degraded mangroves and help rescue or care for threatened baby sea turtles, as well as explore the unique cenote and extensive reef ecosystems of the region, as well as visit the nearby Mayan ruins and beautiful beaches. Please join MAP and local volunteers from the surrounding communities in undertaking important beach cleanup and restoration work in paradise setting now threatened by short-sighted development. And, please join us at a three day workshop that deals with important and timely ecological and social justice issues.


MAP will be co-sponsoring this tour with the local NGO, SAVE, in Mexico. At least 10 volunteers are needed to firm up plans for this tour.


For more information, please contact Alfredo Quarto at mangroveap@olympus.net


Salud,


Alfredo Quarto, Mangrove Action Project

For more information, contact:
Alfredo Quarto
Executive Director
Mangrove Action Project
Fax: (360) 452-5866
Email: alfredo@mangroveactionproject.org
Web site: www.mangroveactionproject.org"


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