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Trips Costa Rica (No city specified)Tropical Paradise - Congressional Travel Destination


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    No.Cost
    Trips Selected 43 $83,308
    Approved by Republicans 21 $40,310
    Approved by Democrats 21 $42,168


View Details / PDF Traveler/ Dates Sponsor Approver Purpose Cost
View trip details View original PDF Biondi, Jamie Boone
04/25/11-05/01/11
International Conservation Caucus Foundation Shuster, Rep. Bill (-PA)
Meetings and events regarding conservation programs in Costa Rica, U.S.-Costa Rica relations, conser... more $2,315.20
View trip details View original PDF Gachou, Worku
04/25/11-05/01/11
International Conservation Caucus Foundation Royce, Rep. Ed (-CA)
Met with various local authorities and NGO's engaged in nature conservation throughout Costa Rica, h... more $2,335.00
View trip details View original PDF Lin, Irene H.
04/25/11-05/01/11
International Conservation Caucus Foundation McCollum, Rep. Betty (-MN)
Met with various local authorities and NGO's engaged in nature conservation throughout Costa Rica, h... more $2,418.87
View trip details View original PDF Marklund, Christopher A. (Chris)
04/25/11-05/01/11
International Conservation Caucus Foundation Calvert, Rep. Ken (-CA)
Met with various local authorities and NGO's engaged in nature conservation throughout Costa Rica, h... more $2,335.00
View trip details View original PDF Nouri, Ali
10/10/09-10/13/09
David and Lucile Packard Foundation - Organization for Tropical Studies - ... more Webb, Sen. Jim (-VA)
To attend a course on reforestation as a means to reduce carbon dioxide levels. $672.00
View trip details View original PDF View Amended PDF Sinders, Vanessa Green
05/24/08-05/30/08
Organization for Tropical Studies - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Gregg, Sen. Judd (-NH)
To learn about conservation, the handling of natural resources and economic development in Costa Ric... more $1,402.10
View trip details View original PDF DeGennaro, David M.
05/27/07-06/02/07
Organization for Tropical Studies - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Kind, Rep. Ron (-WI)
Attended U.S. Decision-makers Course 2007 titled Conservation and Development in Tropical Countries:... more $1,549.00
View trip details View original PDF Campbell, Ian G.
08/28/05-09/02/05
Centro de Mujeres Afrocostarricenses Meeks, Rep. Gregory (-NY)
Fact-finding $1,205.65
View trip details View original PDF Benner, Janine L.
05/29/05-06/04/05
Organization for Tropical Studies Blumenauer, Rep. Earl (-OR)
U.S. decision-makers course on ecological, economic, political, and social factors shaping resource ... more $2,295.78
View trip details View original PDF Brown, Geoffrey H. (Geoff)
05/29/05-06/04/05
Organization for Tropical Studies Jeffords, Sen. Jim (-VT)
Examine environmental and economic development issues in the tropics; attending U.S. decision-makers... more $830.29
View trip details View original PDF Bonlender, Brian Neil
03/15/04-03/21/04
Organization for Tropical Studies Inslee, Rep. Jay (-WA)
Fact-finding on environmental policy for tropical forests and impacts of American policies effecting... more $1,047.00
View trip details View original PDF Goo, Michael L.
02/15/04-02/23/04
Barton, Rep. Joe (-TX)
Attend environmental science and policy program $2,499.00
View trip details View original PDF Fox, Alison J.
02/15/04-02/21/04
Organization for Tropical Studies Harkin, Sen. Tom (-IA)
Educational course on forestry and sustainable agriculture $2,499.00
View trip details View original PDF Kaarsberg, Tina M.
02/15/04-02/21/04
Organization for Tropical Studies Boehlert, Rep. Sherry (-NY)
Purpose not disclosed $2,499.00
View trip details View original PDF Plumer, Christy D.
02/15/04-02/21/04
Organization for Tropical Studies Chafee, Sen. Lincoln (-RI)
Organization for Tropical Studies decision-making course for U.S. policy-makers $2,499.00
View trip details View original PDF Zehr, Michael D.
02/15/04-02/21/04
Organization for Tropical Studies McConnell, Sen. Mitch (-KY)
Policy-maker's course on conservation and biodiversity $2,499.00
View trip details View original PDF Dooley, Rep. Cal (-CA)
11/07/03-11/12/03
Costa Rican-American Chamber of Commerce Dooley, Rep. Cal (-CA)
Purpose not disclosed $6,101.30
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View trip details View original PDF Sanchez, Joaquin
08/24/03-08/28/03
EARTH University Domenici, Sen. Pete (-NM)
Congressional delegation trip to see facilities and programs $1,020.00
View trip details View original PDF Birkes, Lara K.
05/25/03-05/31/03
Business Coalition for U.S.-Central America Trade Baucus, Sen. Max (-MT)
Fact-finding mission for Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA) $2,313.80
View trip details View original PDF Cabasco, Vergil
05/25/03-05/31/03
Business Coalition for U.S.-Central America Trade Dunn, Rep. Jennifer (-WA)
Fact-finding on trade issues $2,313.80
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