Field science and
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EPI Experience Plants Seed for International Work

“EPI was the best abroad experience I could have done in high school. It gave me a greater appreciation for the natural world.”

read Chase's story

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

our partners
  • Oceanic Society
  • EARTH University
  • 1% for the Planet
  • United States Forest Service (USFS)
  • Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT)

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.