Earthwatch Institute

Earthwatch Institute

Address:3 Clock Tower Pl Suite 100
PO Box 75
Maynard, MA 01754

Phone:978-461-0081
Fax:978-461-2332
Phone:800-776-0188
Web: www.earthwatch.org
Established: 1971. Description:Promotes sustainable conservation of our natural resources and cultural heritage by creating partnerships between field scientists and the general public. Recruits some 4,000 paying volunteers each year to help scientists on their field research expeditions worldwide; student and teacher fellowships offered. In addition to U.S. headquarters, maintains offices in Oxford, England, Melbourne, Australia, and Tokyo, Japan. Members: 25,000. Dues: $30/year.
Publications: Earthwatch Journal (3 times a year); free to members. Also publishes Off the Beaten Path, a free monthly e-newsletter.

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