Banderas Bay Initiative
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.

 
Costa Verde Sustainable Resource Center
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.

 
Deep Blue Conservancy
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.

 
Ecological Group of Costa Verde
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.

 
Fideicomiso Estero el Salado
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.

 
Grupo Ecologico de Puerto Vallarta
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.

 
La Brigada de La Basura
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.

 
Mundo Ceiba Vallarta
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.

 
Puerto Vallarta Garden Club
PVGC 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.

 
Recyclers of Bucerias
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.

 
The Western Ecological Society
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.

 
Vallarta Botanical Gardens
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.

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