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Costa Rica Alumna Becomes a Conservation Scientist

“My experience with EPI is what got me excited about conservation biology.”

read Alexis's story

Student Proves that Youth Can Make a Difference

“I decided that I wanted to do something to help.”

read Elise's story

Inland Student Dreams of Marine Biology

“Ecology Project International changed my life.”

read Allysa's story

our partners
  • Sociedad de Historia Natural NIPARAJA A.C.
  • National Commission on Natural Protected Areas (CONANP)
  • 1% for the Planet
  • EARTH University
  • 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.