Urgent Appeal! Help Protect the Bay of Jiquilisco and Bajo Lempa!
Urgent Appeal! Help Protect the Bay of Jiquilisco and Bajo Lempa! 22 JUL Communities in the Jiquilisco Bay and Bajo Lempa region of Usulután need your help protecting their invaluable, irreplaceable coastal environment and agrarian way of life. Developers are planning to build resorts, golf courses, and shopping centers in the region, and our local partners fear it will destroy their agricultural land, mangrove forests and the other ecosystems upon which they depend.
ALERT! HELP SAVE SEA TURTLES FROM BLAST FISHING IN EL SALVADOR! Fewer than 500 nesting hawksbills remain along the entire eastern Pacific Ocean, from Mexico to Peru, with over 40% of these individuals nesting in Jiquilisco Bay in El Salvador. They are one of the most endangered sea turtle populations in the world. PLZ S & S!
ITINERARY DAY 1 - ARRIVE TO SAN SALVADOR You will be met by your guide at the airport and taken to Ciudad Romero, a rural community an hour and a half drive from the city. DAY 2 - CIUDAD ROMERO DAY 3 – LA LIMONERA Today, we will visit diverse family farms DAY 4 – TIERRA BLANCA DAY 5 – ISLA DE MENDEZ Today we spend the day in Jiquilisco Bay. We will stay in rustic cabins at La Pirraya. DAY 6 – TURTLE RESEARCH DAY DAY 7 – LAS MESITAS DAY 8 – FREE DAY AT COSTA DEL SOL DAY 9 – DEPARTURE DAY