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We currently work with businesses and organizations at the local, national, and international level to provide students with the highest quality of conservation leadership experiences. 

Walking Tree Travel

Unique International Experiences for Teachers and Students. 

Our mission is to inspire students to become curious and compassionate global citizens by taking an active interest in the world around them. Our programs are designed for a community of travelers who seek an authentic, safe, and engaging international experience while providing the opportunity to cultivate positive, sustainable change worldwide.


Holbrook Travel 

Since 1974, we’ve taken thousands of travelers on expeditions across Latin America, Africa, and destinations beyond. We combine reliable travel support with deep knowledge to create enriching travel experiences that last a lifetime.

Latin American Sea Turtle Association

Our goal is to realize a future where all inhabitants of the Costa Rican coasts, human and sea turtle alike, can live together in balance; where healthy populations of sea turtles fulfill their ecological roles and economic potential; and critical natural habitats are sustainably managed.


Elephant Haven Thailand

Big change! No elephant riding, no performing in shows. Only ethical elephant-friendly activities! Elephant Haven is located in Sai Yok, Kanchanaburi, in the south-west of Thailand. The team from Elephant Nature Park worked in cooperation with Sai Yok Elephant Park, an elephant trekking camp in Kanchanaburi, to help with the transition to the ‘Saddle Off’ model. The time to take the saddles off of the elephants and provide them with a haven has arrived. Now the herd at Elephant Haven enjoys roaming together in nature while foraging, playing in the mud, and swimming in the river. The elephants have been rightfully retired from their labors, young and old, free of the saddle and giving performances. At Elephant Haven, guests can come to be with elephants in an environment of respect.

Local Sponsors

  • Zero Hour Arkansas

  • Allstar Screen Printing

  • Appleblossom Brewing Co.

  • A/C Services and Mechanical LLC

  • Charles Hughes Trucking

  • Grace Abounds Trucking

  • Great American Cookie Company/Maggie Moo’s Ice Cream

  • Ferncliff Camp

  • Leming & Son Trucking​

  • Red Lobster

  • Packrat

  • Pink House Alchemy 

  • Walking Tree Travel

  • Altitude Trampoline Park

  • The Schmieding Foundation

  • SoarBlue Bluetique

  • Nomads Southtown

  • Prairie Street Tap Room

  • Snake Mountain Pack Goats

  • Columbus House Brewery

  • Micky Finns Irish Pub

  • The Schmieding Foundation, Inc.

  • Logo Design: Denise Hurley


*Sponsors may also choose to have their name and/or logo printed on t-shirts that student researchers sale as a source of fundraising. Please contact us via the emails below if interested in purchasing a t-shirt or becoming a sponsor.

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