Kevin Wohlmut

Volunteer: Kevin Wohlmut


I was part of the 2nd group of PCVs ever to serve in Mexico.  I began my service working in an environmental laboratory in Saltillo, Coahuila, for 18 months.  Then I suffered a knee injury and was medically evacuated for surgery.  I was re-instated and then served another 18 months in a diffferent assignment, a wetland restoration project in Tepic, Nayarit.

Before the Peace Corps, I worked for various consulting engineering firms for 11 years, in the fields of Civil and Coastal Engineering.

2005 - 2009

Contributions from Kevin Wohlmut

  1. Mexico Dress for Success

    On my first day of service at my new site, I reported to the SEMARNAT office in Tepic, Nayarit, Mexico.  SEMARNAT is the Mexican equivalent of the US Environmental Protection Agency, and my assignment was to contribute my experience as a Coastal Engineer to a large wetland restoration project.  SEMARNAT wanted me to help design hydraulics, erosion, and water quality projects. Now I don't mean to brag, but I am a professional Engineer.  The work sounded very similar to projects I had worked on...

  1. Mexico Crocodile Farming in Nayarit

    Releasing farmed baby crocodiles into the swamp, the "Marismas Nacionales" in Nayarit, Mexico.

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“Sunset at the Railroad” by PCV Nicholas Baylor Hall. Namibia, 2011.