Turtle Volunteer Blog – Cassie

Turtle Volunteer Blog – Cassie

Cassie's Turtle Volunteer Experience - Day 5 / 6 It is quite the week this week for turtle nesting. The past three nights I’ve walked this week there has been a turtle every single time that has nested. Two nights ago, we were with one turtle for about thirty...
The beauty of the Osa Peninsula

The beauty of the Osa Peninsula

Hi everyone, We are working a lot on the website, movies, new projects, handbooks and a lot more, but we also need some relax time. And our relax time was next week. Some friends or Carlies were in Costa Rica and we did a lot of things in the Osa Peninsula. We went to...
Arboretum visit

Arboretum visit

Saturday 16 January we visited the Arboretum. Arboretum means a collection of trees, and now I have been there, I can confirm that it is a collection of trees. When we were there, we got a tour through the Arboretum by Juan. Juan told us a lot about the Arboretum and...
Business trip

Business trip

  Hi everyone! On the 28th of December all staff members of Green Life Volunteers went on a little business trip! We visited three new projects Green Life Volunteers will offer in the future. On the first day of business trip we visited a Biological Research...
CORCOVADO SCHOOL IS HIRING SCHOOL TEACHERS

CORCOVADO SCHOOL IS HIRING SCHOOL TEACHERS

  Corcovado School is a small bilingual school in Puerto Jimenez, Osa Peninsula. We are hiring elementary school teachers and kindergarten teachers with former work experience in education. It is not necessary to speak Spanish – although it helps with your daily...
Christmas Bird Counting Hike

Christmas Bird Counting Hike

Last Saturday we went to the Christmas Bird Counting Hike in Puerto Jimenez. The Bird Counting group we participated was at Osa Interactive Gardens. The hike started at 05.30 o’clock, which we find very early. First we got an introduction and an explanation about what...
New movie for the Environmental Education Project!

New movie for the Environmental Education Project!

Hi everyone, I would like to inform you about the projects that I have been working on lately. The project that I have been working on is EducaOsa. EducaOsa is an organization which provide environmental education to the rural schools around Puerto Jimenez. I went...
Help wanted for Dobby

Help wanted for Dobby

Hi everyone, I will give you an update about the two rescued dogs Mila and Dobby which you maybe remember from the last blog. Mila and Dobby are both rescued by a project of Green Life Volunteers, the ‘Dog Rescue Project’. Mila has been transferred to a...
Rescued dogs

Rescued dogs

Hi everyone, Last weekend, Janina had a big surprise for us. There were two dogs who where rescued, and we got the honor to take care of them. Saturday, on Thyrza’s birthday, we got Mila. She was rescued last Friday while we had a meeting for EducaOsa. We took her to...
Green Life Volunteers has a non-profit status in Costa Rica!

Green Life Volunteers has a non-profit status in Costa Rica!

Perhaps you already saw it on Facebook but there is some news for Green Life Volunteers. After a long process, and a lot of waiting, Green Life Volunteers has officially a non-profit status in Costa Rica! According to  the Costa Rican Registro Nacional an association...
Two Dutchies arrived in Puerto Jimenez

Two Dutchies arrived in Puerto Jimenez

Hi everyone, let us introduce ourselves. We are the new interns of Green Life Volunteers. Our names are Thyrza (the blonde one) and Carlies (the curly hair). We are both Dutch students who are currently studying Bachelor Business with a degree on Vitality and Tourism...

Final days in Puerto Jimenez.

My time has almost finished in Costa Rica so this would be my last blog story. The last two months I have been working on my research because this is also very important next to the work I have been doing for Green Life Volunteers. Transcribing and analyzing the...

The international migratory bird day festival

The international migratory bird day festival is a yearly festival organized by different conservation parties and local partners. This festival is one of many Environment for the Americas annually throughout the Americas. This year it was held on the 7th of March...
My experience in Costa Rica

My experience in Costa Rica

Hey everyone, I have stayed in Costa Rica almost 4 moths, I am still doing my internship in Puerto Jimenez. I have experienced a lot about culture, volunteer, Costa Rican life and somewhere of landscape. I had a nice holiday in Costa Rica during charismas and New...