Whales of Potosi Research Project

Our work is supported by individual supporters, ecotourism, citizen scientist research expeditions, in-kind donations, small grants and lots of volunteer elbow grease!


Total Annual Operating Project Budget: $128,496 (FY 2017)

2014-2015 Budget
Interns (3) + Field Coordinator $13,500
Project Director (Self Supported) $36,000
Barra de Potosi team member salaries (2 people, 12 weeks full time) $3,500
Visiting guest scientists and educators $5,500
Field supplies and equipment $10,696
Fuel $10,000
Communications $1,500
Guide training $4,000
Educational outreach materials $4,000
Children's workshops and educational programs $3,000
Public education and outreach $500
Conferences, meetings and symposiums $7,500
Barra to Baja Expedition (16 people, 3 trips) $28,800
Total:  $128,496

The Whales of Guerrero Research Project is designed to be a 5-year project (2014-2018). All funds received above the budget shown above are entirely dedicated to the ongoing success of the project.


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