At the Municipal School Fernando O. Castro. Varginha, Valença, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
School's principal Sandra Monteiro.
Katya explaining "A Day in the Forest" forest trail, our ecological Environmental Education program.
Roberto presenting a slide show during the lecture.
We take educational videos to the schools.
Our bus fetches the students at their school.
Teachers and school personnel always come along.
Inside the bus that takes students to spend their day visiting the Atlantic Rainforest.
The beginning of the trail.
Teachers, students and a mother that joined the group.
We stop several times to talk about the landscape and the Geography and History of the country.
Arriving at the top.
The support car takes backpack, water and snacks.
The trail in a deforested area.
At the Serra da Concordia Wildlife Sanctuary entrance.
Meeting a water source.
With a truck bogged down they had to carry their backpacks.
Students in a agroforest plantation of palm trees.
On the trail and inside the Atlantic forest.
At the ruins of ancient aqueduct..
The old mango tree.
A bath on the forest stream.
Sharing their food and drinks.
The group. We were more than 40.
Ready to go back.
Going up the trail.
A heavy rain caught the group on the way to the bus.
Back to the school after the "Day in The Forest".