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VOLUNTEER/RESEARCH OPPORTUNITY: Kanahau Utila Research and Consrvation Facility has Openinging for Project Volunteers and Researchers (Deadline: n/a)

Kanahau Utila Research and Conservation Facility (KURCF) is a newly established research facility on the north side of the island of Utila, Honduras. We primarily study all aspects of the terrestrial biodiversity,  welcoming volunteers and researchers from all disciplines and fields to join us. In addition to terrestrial research, Kanahau recently established a collaborative 'Utila Coral Restoration' project and a non-profit community shop 'Utila Handmade Co-Operative'.

 

We are looking for students for 2019 to complete their research dissertations at Kanahau (KURCF) as well as general volunteers who would like to take part in all projects and learn research and fiedlwork skills. Our field centre is open from February through to September, and we offer full board accommodation, including three meals a day. The facility provides many activities for volunteers and researchers around their specific project, with active population monitoring taking place on a near daily basis across the island offering a wide range of research experience and training in survey techniques; covering costs of boat travel, kayak rental and all transport/food costs relating to field work. Staff on site are experienced field researchers having worked with Central American wildlife each for over 6 years, and on Utila Island for 3 years.