Field science and
cultural exchange programs

Snorkeling Experience Reveals Vocation for Young Woman

"Thanks to this experience I found what I love most - Marine Biology. I want to continue to learn and be a part of the change that we need."

read Citlalli's story

EPI Participant Seeks Change Locally and Abroad

“EPI has opened my eyes to the vastness of the world and the human impact upon it. It has shown me the problems of the world as well as the tools to fix it.”

read Raven's story

Costa Rica Student Strives for a Better Future

“Having now seen a leatherback that I had no knowledge of before, I don’t want to eat turtle eggs any more, and I would like to study marine biology or something related to the ocean.”

read Victor's story

our partners
  • United States Forest Service (USFS)
  • 1% for the Planet
  • EARTH University
  • United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS)
  • Save the Turtles, Inc

EPI is an education and student group travel non-profit dedicated to developing field science partnerships between local experts and high school students to address critical conservation issues worldwide.

Our student group travel programs engage youth from local communities and the United States in conservation as they learn how to conduct field science research and actively help protect threatened species and habitats.