Helping our friend and local farmer, Santiago, plant 175 moringa trees.
|Jeremy learned that if you cut a branch off a moringa tree, put it in the|
ground and tie it to the fence for stability, it will grow!
Exploring the beautiful Maya archaeological site of Xunantunich.
|The group begins the ascent to the top of El Castillo, Xunantunich's|
Volunteering with (and touring) the Belize Botanic Gardens.
|Working as a team to mix new soil and plant some hibiscus cuttings|
Visiting the Belize Zoo, which works to educate Belizeans on their native animals (and conserving their habitats), speaks out against the pet trade, and only takes in animals who would not survive in the wild.
|Taylor feeds a Keel-billed Toucan, the national bird of Belize|
|Derek observes a spider monkey casually using its prehensile tail|
At the end of the week, all the students were ready to go off and explore more of this beautiful new home on their own! Have fun, guys!
|Derek, Lauren, Mara, Eric, Marissa, Rachel, Taylor and Jeremy at the|
bus stop, ready for their excursion