Students and faculty from the University of Colima's School of Business and Economics participated in this Public Survey evnt in the "Tecoman Beach Corridore" including El Real beach and Pascuales beach. The event was created and sponsored by Eco Vida but would not have been such a success without the selfless help of the students, faculty and the assistance of state and municipal government offices.
Students and Eco Vida managers conducted the 30 question survey and personal interviews with scores of visitors and each business owners of the area. Work was followed by a meal and a some beach games.
The Director of Tourism from Tecomán participated in the event by giving a brief preseentation of the event, the goals, and the eventual use of the
'Trash Recycling' was the theme of the event which gave the tactics of the 4 "R´s" and were taught the method of recycling.
After the environmental talk we took on the task of a beach clean-up and some reforestation of mangrove plants. Village landscaping was also cared for with the planting oftwo dozen Buganvilias
Carlos Gonzalez of the University of Colima Campus Tecoman was our Guest Speaker.
40 students from Ignacio Allende grammar school in Tecoman participated in the science lesson given by Mrs. Martha Ferrel from Iatac campus in Tecoman. Thanks You Martha!
"Protecting Our Water" was the subject and the children learned how they can contribute to a clean and healthy environment. Then the group went out to practice what they learned by cleaning up the trash on the beach, estuary and rivermouth.
After the lesson and the beach clean up, the students were rewarded with a healthy snack and play time.
They formed into 4 teams and played beach soccer. Here are the winners of the tournament with their SQUALO hats as the prize!
Thanks You Squalo Surf Company for your contributions!
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