The story of two ecologists who were curious about how orange peel waste could rehabilitate the soil, the forest and the wildlife in Costa Rica.
Volunteer to Teach English in Costa Rica – January 2018! Oregon Partners of the Americas is recruiting experienced teachers to teach English in Costa Rica. Volunteers receive one-week hands-on training and then teach four weeks. A TESL/TEFL (Teaching English as a Second/Foreign Language) background, and ability to speak basic Spanish, are helpful. THE PROGRAM: JUMPSTART! … Continue reading 2018 JumpStart Details
OPOA MEMBERS 2017 SUMMER POTLUCK PICNIC Sunday, August 27th RSVP by Sunday, August 20th to email@example.com OPOA Board business meeting will be held 11am-1pm, and the Potluck Picnic from 1pm-4pm. Home of Karen & Steve Graham, please request a map, if needed. Bring swimsuits for a dip in the pond! BARBECUED CHICKEN WILL BE PROVIDED … Continue reading OPOA Potluck on August 27, 2017
A video of Costa Rican Partners member Doris Murillo, explaining her recycling artistry. Samples of her art are shown at the end of the video. Beautiful work, Doris!! https://www.facebook.com/antoniorodher/videos/1190701577629047/
Volunteers spent many truly hot and humid hours at the Riverside Park in Salem, chatting with those stopping by our booth about various Oregon Partners projects, including the various English teaching programs and both high school and adult exchange opportunities. Despite 101+ degree record temps, our volunteers and those stopping by were troopers! We'll follow … Continue reading Salem Outreach !
Sent via Partners member in the Caribbean area of Costa Rica, she writes: "Que buen camuflaje el de esta rana. En el bosque de la Reserva Pacuare Matina."
Volcano in Costa Rica erupting today! Video sent by Partners member near Liberia, Costa Rica. Specifically, it is called the Corner Volcano, and is located in the Guanacaste mountain range (el Volcán Rincón de la Cordillera de Guanacaste). https://www.facebook.com/alex.araya.756/videos/912423928898418/
Volunteers Wanted at the Alturas Wildlife Sanctuary in Dominical, Costa Rica about two hours south of Puntarenas! Have you ever wondered what it takes to keep an animal sanctuary going on a daily basis? Do you have a passion for animals but don’t know how to express that passion? We have a solution! The number … Continue reading Wildlife finds Sanctuary in Alturas
Peggy Boyd has been kind to share here her slideshow presentation of the March 2017 Cultural Exchange trip. Landing in Liberia, the group made their way along the Guanacaste coast to the beaches of Sámara and Carillo. From there the route turned inland towards La Fortuna over to Tortuguero and eventually San Jose. Many thanks … Continue reading See our slideshow pictures from the 2017 Trip