Faculty Advisor

Elmes, Michael B.

Faculty Advisor

Salazar, Guillermo F.


This report, prepared for the Rain Forest Aerial Tram Foundation, presents recommendations for establishing a bird festival in Costa Rica. The methodology conducted was a set of interviews with representatives of Costa Rican environmental organizations, two surveys to determine feasibility, and the examination of case studies of previously held bird festivals. The recommendations include the necessary steps needed for festival organization and planning. a feasibility study, a list of potential partners and sponsors, and a sample festival program, which includes seminars, workshops, and field trips.


Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Accepted

January 2001

Project Type

Interactive Qualifying Project


Restricted-WPI community only

Advisor Department


Advisor Department

Civil and Environmental Engineering