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Exploring Boston’s Urban Forest


United States: Boston, Cambridge

Program Duration

1-2 Weeks


Visit our website for date availabilities.

Travel Types

  • Eco Tours
  • Ecology
  • Photography
  • Student Tours
  • Tours


No experience is necessary – all you will need is enthusiasm and the desire to make a difference. For more than 40 years Earthwatch Institute has pioneered the involvement of ordinary people in peer-reviewed scientific research worldwide. By joining an Earthwatch Expedition, you have a unique opportunity to get up-close and personal with some of the world’s rarest animals and visit remote and beautiful locations, while directly supporting conservation science. We offer life enhancing experiences in nearly 50 countries each year, with projects for teens, adults, and families.


  • English

Cost in US$:

15 USD

Cost Includes:

  • Written materials pre-departure
  • Registration fees
  • Pre-departure orientation/Training
  • Excursions

Program Fees Include:

Our volunteers not only contribute essential funds that help to cover the cost of the research, but also, through their inspiration and effort, they provide the people power without which many of our vital projects simply couldn’t take place. We are a non-profit organization but insurance, training and transport in the field are also included in your contribution cost. As a non-profit organization that supports scientific research, your contribution and airfare costs are usually tax-deductible for U.S. citizens.

Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Biological Research
  • Conservation
  • Eco-tourism
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Human Rights
  • Parks
  • Tourism
  • Volunteer Management

This Program is open to

American, European, Canadian, Australian, South African, Kiwi, Worldwide and Asian Participants. This Program is also open to Families, Couples and Individuals.

Participants Travel

Independently or in Groups

Typically Participants Work

in Groups

Scholarships are Available

Very limited fellowships may be available, mainly for high-school students and educators. Visit our website for more information.

Application Process Involves

  • Online Application
  • Other

Typically The Application Process Time is


Post Services Include

  • Alumni Network