I’ve just stumbled upon an awesome program for high school students.
What is EPI?
It stands for the Ecology Project International. It’s a student exchange program that focuses on field science and conservation. These students go to Montana, Mexico, Costa Rica, and the Galapagos Islands to learn about and get involved with major conservation problems first hand.
So Why is EPI Awesome?
It’s no secret that planet Earth hasn’t been treated very well over time. With pollution, global warming, and other harmful variables, the importance of field science and conservation is more crucial than ever. This program is helping people be more conscious of their part in making the world a better place by hands on interaction with the places in danger and the people and wildlife affected by it.
Who can Participate in EPI?
The program is geared toward high school age students..BUT, taking care of the environment is a joint effort by people of all ages so they do offer family trips so that everyone can participate.
What is EPI up to Now?
FUNDRAISING. Right around the corner is EPI’s annual fundraiser. There will be a silent auction to raise money for the cause. Wine, cheese, and desserts will be available at the event.
Where: Gallery 16 in San Fransisco, CA
When: Thursday, September 29, 2011 6-9pm
Want to Know More About EPI?
Visit their website: http://www.ecologyproject.org