Service Project

Earth Day: Rescatando El Verde Station (Rio Grande)

April 23, 2022  07:30 AM-02:00 PM


El Verde Field Station (Estación Biológica El Verde)

Puerto Rico 186 El Yunque National Forest Rio Grande, Puerto Rico 00745 198 m NW
Rio Grande, PR

Event Overview

El Verde Field Station is a center in tropical research and education from the Department of Environmental Sciences of the University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedra. Our Island is the only location besides Hawaii where tropical rainforest ecosystems are available for science inquiry. We will be partnering with Post Traumatic Art Foundation, University of PR, VA Caribbean Health System, American Legion, Team Rubicon and the Wounded Warrior Project to Maintain trails that are used for science inquiry and investigation Worldwide. We will be Cleaning debris at these trails that have been abandoned prior to Hurricane Irma & Maria. As well power wash and fix or throw away debris at the building at Verde Field Station.

What To Wear

TMC blues;Clothes that can get dirty;Closed-Toe Shoes

What to Bring

Blue TMC Shirt, comfortable long pants and closed shoes.


Street Parking near Venue

Inclement Weather

Might Rain since we will be at rainforest


Uneven terrain

Who’s Invited

Groups;Kids (under 13);Teens;Adults (21+);Seniors (55+);Adults (18+)

Puerto Rico Platoon

Event Contact:  Elizabeth Martinez Gonzalez

Impact Stories from the Field