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Science Education 
for a Brighter Future

At Ecology Project International (EPI), we engage local communities in youth development, leadership, and habitat conservation, and we run world-class, science-focused travel programs for students and teachers. Together, we're building a brighter, more sustainable future.

Student-based group travel programs featuring hands-on research in Costa Rica, Belize, Galapagos Islands, Mexico, and Yellowstone.

Ecology Project International is a nonprofit. 

Our mission is to inspire youth with nature and empower them with science, fostering tomorrow's leaders. We envision a diverse movement building communities that cherish and restore the ecosystems that sustain them.

Fuel the Field

It's nearly peak course season! Every EPI site uses a variety of gear to give the conservation education experience of a lifetime. As 2023 ramps up, YOU can make a difference by helping students and instructors gear-up for greatness. 

Be sure to check out our Amazon Wishlist for a new way to give the gift of gear! 

Prefer to make a monetary donation? Do so here!

"EPI helped me realize the direct impact of science. When working with scientists on my trips, we would always find ways to give back to the communities and made sure that they were always involved."


—  Claire, Costa Rica Alumna

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