Volunteer & Environmental Groups on Kefalonia

There are several groups on the island that are involved in environmental protection and education, and animal welfare, some of which are organised and run by volunteers. There are also groups that you can volunteer to help! Environmental Centre of Mountain Ainos is responsible for the protection and conservation of the National Park. The Katelios… Read more

Loggerhead Turtles: We interview Wildlife Sense

Wildlife Sense Kefalonia is a research and conservation project to study and protect Kefalonia’s endangered loggerhead sea turtles. We asked Wildlife Sense for an interview and despite being extremely busy Chanel Comis (Co-founder and Program Coordinator)  answered our questions in great detail. Our questions arose from watching a 7 day inventory with one of the… Read more

Loggerhead Turtle Nest Inventory with Wildlife Sense!

One very early morning in September we set off in the dark to join Simon, a Field Leader, from Wildlife Sense (a research and conservation project to study and protect Kefalonia’s endangered loggerhead sea turtles) at Megali Ammos beach by the airport. Simon was carrying out an early morning inventory of one of the loggerhead… Read more

Katelios Group Kefalonia

THE KATELIOS GROUP FOR THE RESEARCH AND PROTECTION OF MARINE AND TERRESTRIAL LIFE The Katelios Group was founded in 1994 and consists mainly of local people with an interest in the long-term future of the Island of Kefalonia. The Group is concerned with researching and protecting the dramatically declining physical environment and aims through its… Read more

Wildlife Sense

Wildlife Sense is a sea turtle research & conservation organization based on the beautiful island of Kefalonia, Greece. Our mission is to protect endangered sea turtles and their natural habitats, offer a unique learning experience to the volunteers who join our efforts, and promote public awareness. To achieve our goals, we operate a science-based research… Read more