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Join Us in Preserving Our Planet!

Welcome to the Resilient Ecosystems Institute A.C., where every donation counts towards the preservation and restoration of our world's precious ecosystems.

Our Mission:

At Resilient Ecosystems Institute, we're on a mission to advance the conservation and restoration of ecosystems worldwide through education, research, and action.

Your Support Matters:

By donating to our cause, you're not just giving; you're showing your love for the planet and making a tangible difference in its future. Your generosity helps fund vital projects, from habitat restoration to species conservation, ensuring a sustainable environment for generations to come.

Monthly Donation Levels:

Morpho Butterfly: $5/month - Receive a mini print as a token of our appreciation.
Toh: $15/month - Enjoy an exclusive poster showcasing the beauty of nature.
Gecho: $30/month - Receive an exclusive T-shirt to wear with pride.
Yucatan Parrot: $45/month - Cozy up in a hoodie featuring our logo.
Brocket Deer: $90/month - Get exclusive merchandise to show your support.
Ceiba Tree: $180/month - Access more exclusive merchandise as a thank you for your continued support.
Jaguar: $360/month - Receive premium merchandise and special recognition for your generous contribution.

Become a Patron Today! 

Your commitment as a sustaining patron fuels our efforts to protect and restore ecosystems around the globe.

Join us in this noble cause and make a lasting impact.

One-Time Donation: 

Prefer to make a one-time contribution?

Become a Spontaneous Supporter with a donation of any amount and help us continue our vital work.

Other Ways to Support:  

Explore other options to support our mission, including ecotours, internships, workshops, courses, and suggesting sources of funds. Every action counts in our collective effort to protect our planet.

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Sharing our posts and spreading awareness about our initiatives amplifies our impact. Together, we can inspire others to join our cause and create a brighter, greener future for all.

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Your generous support will help fund projects like:

- Biochar Production course taught -2017 
- Ecological Restoration Course July 2017
- Ecotours began - Nov 2018
- YouTube Videos - many live and in production!
- "Introduction to Ecosystem Restoration" online course in partnership with the Soil Food Web School and Ecosystem Restoration Communities live - Nov 2022
- "Fundamentals of Ecosystems Restoration" Field Course - Feb 2024
- People involved in our project - 260+ (19 countries) visitors, students, volunteers, 3 thesis projects with 2 universities.
- Community training and outreach - Needed


- Shadehouse for nursery - Nov 2016
- Tropical Jungle Restoration Camp - 8Ha July 2017
- Food Forest - 3 Ha Sept 2017
- Drinking pools for wildlife - 1. Sept 2017, 2. Apr 2019, 3. 2021, 4. 2022
- 1 acre of food forest with irrigation - Oct 2018
- 2 acres more of food forest with irrigation - July 2019 
- Native tree and vegetation planting: 335 trees in food forest (60-70 species), 1000+ trees planted, 300+ plants, 8 ha seeded- ongoing 
- The focus has been on restoring the less disturbed east half of the property and future efforts will be focused on the more degraded western half.


- 2 Mexican indigenous women environmental engineering students 4 month thesis Internships - Aug 2017
- Student biodiversity thesis on ants, 50 new species for the Yucatan added - Dec 2018
- Inventory of Cenotes in the Yucatan - 2018
- Botanical garden of local native plants - May 2023
- Laboratory for tissue culture propagation, fungi propagation, biological monitoring, eDNA, acoustic, soils - In progress 
- Connecting and partnering with local and international universities - ongoing


- Fixing the windmill to pump water - June 2016
- Restoring the house for volunteers - Aug 2016
- Ladder into the cenote - Sept 2016
- Showers and water system - Sept 2016
- Permaculture gardens begun - Oct 2016
- Composting toilet - basic Nov 2016
- Hand clothes wash area - Dec 2016
- Grey water system - Mar 2017
- Campground established - Mar 2017
- Tinyhome for 2 volunteers - Aug 2017
- Steps to the cenote Sept 2017
- Sacred Fire area - Oct 2018
- Kitchen and eating area for students and workshops - Jan 2019
- Internet installed - Jan 2019
- Upgraded compost washroom - Feb 2019
- Solar power - 1000W added Mar 2019
- Housing for 4 more students - Mar 2019
- Workshop area - in progress Apr 2019
- Windmill 400W installed - May 2020
- Incorporate the nonprofit - Mar 2024
- More solar panels and batteries - Needed
- Solar water pump - Needed
- Solar water heater - Needed
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