Their vision is to ensure the sustainable future of a physical environment within the Banderas Bay Region where residents and visitors enrich themselves through interacting with the natural world and learning about our ties to the past.
The Sustainable Resource Center provides information on how local residents can contribute to the cause of environmentalism and instigate their own response. It is a place to find books. It is a place to discuss. It is a place where people find the spark to ignite change.
The Deep Blue Conservancy works in association with Ocean Friendly Tours and is dedicated to protecting and preserving the wonders of marine ecology impacted by human activity and presents responsible whale watching adventures.
Located just north of Puerto Vallarta, they are an NGO established 1992 to protect the habitat of endangered turtle species Olive Ridley and Leatherback. Volunteer opportunities are available in the nesting season between early June and late November.
The objectives of Estero el Salado is creating actions and guidelines involved in conserving, restoring and maintaining the resources of the protected natural area as well as the other areas of the Puerto Vallarta/Banderas Bay region.
The Ecological Group of Puerto Vallarta is involved in reforestation, recycling, community clean-up, Pitillal river rescue and the Vallarta Verde Program. Also included are programs for adoption, abuse complaints and pet services including wildlife conservation.
Taking responsibility for the cleanliness of our environment, they meet every Saturday to clean up the local river banks and barrio streets. They can use your support and assistance. You can help with toys, your time, supplies or your donations.
The mission of Mundo Ceiba is to contribute to social change in Puerto Vallarta from an environmental perspective through the development of programs, including the care, protection and conservation of the environment.
The program aims to develop a conscience around human actions and their impact on the natural world in order to raise awareness of the problems and solutions of current environmental situations in the area.
The Puerto Vallarta Garden Club is a not-for-profit organization striving to improve and beautify Vallarta through planting trees and flowers in public areas. New members are always invited and donations are welcome.
Recicladores de Bucerias is a volunteer public service organization dedicated to cleaning and conserving the local environment. They collect and recycle only plastic bottles, aluminum and tin cans. All of their proceeds are invested back into the community.
They work to develop and support specific projects of conservation and ecosystem restoration and thus improve the quality of life for the inhabitants of the area through learning to cohabit with nature, including ecological non-commercial tours.
Their vision is to build the greatest botanical garden in the enchanted highlands of Jalisco, Mexico. The staff is dedicated to the research and education of plant life, as well as showing the public all the beauty that nature has to offer.
This civil association is composed of energetic citizens who are joining together to help make Bucerias a better place to live, work and visit. Projects include community improvements, food drives and help for the needy.
Los Amigos de Jaltemba is responsible for and actively engaged in several community efforts to improve and enhance the lives of the people who live in the Jaltemba Bay area.
Amigos de La Cruz is an association of and for the permanent and temporary residents and small businesses of the pueblo of La Cruz de Huanacaxtle working on a variety of projects to benefit all residents of the town.
Amigos de Lo de Marcos is a registered Mexican non-profit association formed by concerned residents, local and foreign, to represent the needs of the community of Lo de Marcos.
The entreAmigos community center hosts a library, computer lab, classrooms, gallery, glass workshop, recycling center and an all new re-sale shop! The building itself is fun, beautiful and educational. Join us for a class, workshop, concert or lecture.
The Punta de Mita Foundation was created to serve the greater region of Punta de Mita, enhancing the quality of life for the people and communities in this area. This is a resident-led, community-based organization dedicated to assisting the communities of Punta de Mita to become good places to live, do business, work and raise families.
The vision of Grupo Pro Sayulita is to bring together the Sayulita community and to recognize and preserve the benefits of its cultural and ecological diversity while improving the quality of life in Sayulita.
Eagles Wings of Puerto Vallarta, Impulso de Aguila A.C., is setting a precedent in our society by supporting more than 30 institutions dedicated to social assistance, as well as promoting the inclusion in society of persons with physical disabilities.
Integral Planet is a media production business with a focus on environment, nature conservation and energy issues. They produce coordinated visual media materials that integrate video programs with the Internet in order to maximize public participation and learning.
The members of Nuestra Tierra promote actions of social and environmental character towards the national and international community, with the purpose of creating awareness about environmental issues in a global sense.
Initiatives include educational programs for environmental awareness and protection, beach community clean-up events, youth art and music programs as well as supporting programs for underprivileged children to allow them to enjoy various water sports.
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