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Bocas del Toro Biological Station

Title: Bocas del Toro Biological Station
Geographic Scope: Panama
Description: The Institute for Tropical Ecology and Conservation (ITEC) is a non-profit 501c3), education, research and conservation corporation, and operates the Bocas del Toro Biological Station in Panama. Our mission is to:
  • offer quality field ecology courses to undergraduates and graduate students,
  • provide facilities for long-term biological research in terrestrial, freshwater and marine ecosystems,
  • operate programs for the conservation of sea turtles, rain forests and other natural resources along the Caribbean coast of Panama,
  • aid the local community by establishing educational programs and workshops on resource conservation, reforestation, pollution control and by providing alternative employment opportunities having minimal environmental impact.
URL: http://www.itec-edu.org/info.html#station