As part of the actions of Environmental Education and Conservation, the Subdirectorate of Environment and Ecology of the City of Puerto Vallarta, carried out a series of courses, workshops and clean-up campaigns in April.
The environmental workshops received participation of 772 people from different educational institutions and businesses in the city.
The courses on Waste and Recycling, the Mi Amiga la Tortuga workshops and paper recycling, as well as the talks on the separation of waste and Biology and importance of the Crocodile, were some of the workshops attended by 205 students from the José María Morelos and Pavón, Pierre Faure and the Alfred Nobel School, as well as personnel from the Home Depot company, providing them with important information for the care of the natural environment and the use of waste.
The Environmental Fair was also held to commemorate the International Mother Earth Day, where attendees were able to see the activities that various organizations and agencies carry out to contribute to the preservation of the species and the care of their environment.
Eight cleaning campaigns were carried out on rivers and beaches in the areas of Paso del Guayabo; the Cuale, Pitillal, Nogalito rivers; the Boca de Tomates, Camarones and Punta Negra beaches, with the collaboration of the Niños Héroes School, Home Depot, Starbucks, Hotel Marriott and the Surf Association of the State of Jalisco.
Tours and rehabilitation of infrastructure were carried out in the certified beaches of Camarones, Palmares, Playa de Oro, Mismaloya and Garza Blanca.
Within the Wildlife Management program, the Subdirectorate of Environment and Ecology, carried out the capture and relocation of three iguanas in colonies of the municipality, as well as the release of a crocodile and a hawk.