The Maderas Rainforest Conservancy (MRC) shares the wonders of the rainforest with local and international students, researchers, and volunteers in field school and medical mission programs. The MRC is a leading nonprofit organization at the forefront of rainforest conservation, operating at both the La Suerte Biological Field Station in Northeastern Costa Rica and the Ometepe Biological Field Station on Ometepe Island, Nicaragua, to address growing concerns in rainforest deforestation, the illegal pet trade, women’s empowerment, and community health. We seek to promote the conservation of biodiverse rainforests and support the communities around them through a three-part mission:
Please visit here for a complete list of field courses. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with questions, including inquiries for group volunteer opportunities and new course proposals.
1. Complete Forms
Download and complete the fillable PDF forms below.
2. Submit all of your forms to email@example.com
We will contact you once your forms have been received with an email confirmation and an invoice for the $150 application fee. Your application will be reviewed only upon the receipt of all application forms and the application fee.
3. Pay Fees
You will be contacted by the site owner with an acceptance into the course and an invoice for your payment. Once payment is received, you will be emailed your proof of payment.
Thank you for applying!
Please use the contact form at the bottom of the page if you still have a question!
Let them know you are with MRC. Tickets should be purchased once acceptance into the program has been confirmed. Monica Aguilar Tel: 1-209-589-7372 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Your course fee is non-refundable if withdrawn 30 days before travel date. Your course fee can be transferred to another session with in a one-year-period. Your registration fee is non-refundable
Should I be taking anti-malarial medication when attending a field school at La Suerte or Ometepe?
Can I get course credit for taking an MRC field school?
Is my MRC application fee refunded if I’m not accepted to the MRC field program I’m applying to?
If I’m attending a course at the La Suerte site, which airport should I book a flight to?
If I’m attending a course at the Ometepe site, which airport should I book a flight to?
Can I arrive at any time of day on my course start date?
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