Landscapes, Trees, and Plants
People Served

What is your wish for this project?

The wish for this project is that young people will have the opportunity to explore the diversity of nature around Buenos Aires through a series of exploration activities — an “urban safari” — of everything from the most urban of parks to local wildlife sanctuaries.

How did it go?

During 2014, 217 children (5 to 16 y.o.), were trained as explorers in the frame of Instituto Jane Goodall Argentina´s Econectados program. Our aim was to unveil the richness of nature in an urban context. Kids were sensitized to their natural surroundings, and several biodiversity, community and environmental issues emphasized. Groups signed a written compromise, in which they committed to perform some action involving at least one of the aforementioned issues. A total of 10 different groups more