Tobacco Caye Marine Station has been situated on the island of Tobacco Caye since September 2008. Since then, we have hosted thousands of study abroad students from around the world and have helped to educate local Belizean students about the reef.
Mission statement: “Tobacco Caye Marine Station aspires to become a leader in immersive education utilizing sustainable conservation practices”.
Vision statement: To continue to provide enrolled students and their faculty leaders immersive experiential education programs and contribute meaningfully to ongoing scientific research projects while Tobacco Caye Marine Station excels in promoting efficient and effective sustainable
What we like most about the App
“The Lionfish Patrol App is a great tool for us to keep track of our culling while sharing how many lionfish we are removing from year to year!”
Tobacco Caye Marine Station
We are an education and research centre. We educate study abroad students from around the world about the Belize Barrier Reef and the surrounding marine environment. We run research projects on lionfish, plastic pollution and chemical water sampling.
Our internship program which we intend to run each summer. It is an 11 day program aimed at giving students the opportunity to gain experience collecting data in the field.