TALLER ECOLÓGICO DE PUERTO RICO
Since 2017, Taller Ecológico de Puerto Rico has been providing participants with a rich and diverse learning environment in nature. Project based learning, STEM and hands-on experience have always been at our core.
It was founded by Áurea E. Rodríguez-Santiago with a PhD in Biological Oceanography, responding to the need of sound environmental education in Puerto Rico and all over the globe.
EXPERIENCES ARE AVAILABLE FOR ALL AGES AND GROUPS, Year-round!
If you haven't visited Puerto Rico, we invite you to visit our Island to learn and enjoy our natural resources.
Creating Conscience for the Future
At Taller Ecológico de Puerto Rico, we know what it takes to enhance environmental education. Our unique approach to learning and top quality faculty makes Taller Ecológico de Puerto Rico a life experience.
Costs vary depending on the type of workshop, materials, number of participants, and location. - Estimated between $ 20 - 40 / person, courses and workshops are coordinated according to interests or needs.
The focus is for the participants to have a scientific and conservation vision of natural resources, through fun experiences in natural environments.
Citizens need to know and learn the importance of beaches and how to conserve them. This activity will allow groups to measure the width of a beach to learn how a beach can be monitored to determine if erosion or accretion is occurring. This knowledge will help to understand the effects of human activities and climate change. It will help participants to change attitudes and make responsible decisions regarding coasts.
This activity will allow groups to assess microplastic pollution on a beach, to understand and learn how to deal with plastic pollution. It will equip them with the necessary skills to understand and spread the message of this problem even more. Garbage reduction strategies will be given.
MARINE SCIENCE COURSE
Marine Sciences course for young people and the general public. - It can be coordinated for particular groups, institutions, schools. Communicate to coordinate a personalized plan.
A unique hands-on nature photography workshop to begin the week.
Marine ecosystems workshop. Participants will learn about the importance and relationship of mangroves, corals reefs and sea grass beds.
Water Quality field sampling support and laboratory procedures training and support.