meridies® directors have trained the Argentine National Park Administration (APN) in Wilderness First Aid (Wilderness First Responder course) and Leave No Trace ľEnvironmental Ethics programme-. Through many years of mutual support, we have strengthened our relationship and we are able to act as liaisons between the APN conservation efforts and volunteer initiatives.
Diego Alllolio have worked for Patagonia Inc. for 6 years, in which he met Kris McDvitt-Tompkins, board member and along with her husband, co-director now of one of the most radical sustainable development/conservation projects in South America. meridies® actively supports this project with volunteer groups, which after a adventure teambuilding session commence their work in different park's projects.
Insight Argentina is an extremely dynamic organization whom coordinates volunteer allocation, taking in consideration the volunteer profile and interest, with the particular project characteristics.
This Denver based private company is directed by Ross Wehner, a keen outdoor educator, mountain guide and journalist who lived in Latin-America for 4 years. WLS promotes trips that combine the adventure element provided by meridies® and some of the conservation and social development initiatives that we meridies® sponsor.