Education 4 Nature Galapagos

Connecting and motivating for innovation and conservation

group of students sitting on grass with cows in background

Photo Credit: Ashleigh Klingman

About Us

We are a diverse group that seek to empower local agency and design projects together with local community organizations and schools.

Our founding members reside in Hawaii, New York City and on San Cristobal Island in the Galapagos. Our strategic partners are Sustainability Lab in NYC and Hacienda Tranquila on San Cristobal Island.

Read more about our founding members and strategic partners on our About Us page .

How we Educate 4 Nature

We educate by nature with:

We apply the 5 core principles of our partner The Sustainability Lab to our work as presented in the white paper “Sustainability: Definition and Five Core Principles – A New Framework” by Michael Ben-Eli. Click to download a copy here: pdf-1

children walking by opuntia cactus Galapagos

Photo Credit: Ashleigh Klingman

La Misión de Letty book cover

We create our own educational materials

«For example, in 2021 we published the first children´s book with an endemic plant unique to San Cristobal as the main character to promote conservation and island identity among 500 local families.»

Our Results:

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families participating in the Urban Family Gardening Project 2021-2022
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change of children have become plant champions.
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Of families demonstrate a greater conservation ethic
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Of families learned at least one common name of an endemic plant to San Cristobal

Read more about what we do on Our Work page

Join Us

Does your company or organization want to support education for nature in Galapagos? There are many ways to get involved.:

– Support our projects through monetary donations.
– Support our project through in-kind donations.
– Volunteer with us!

two children repotting plants

Photo Credit: Ashleigh Klingman