Volunteers will 1) work in the forest (removing some alien conifer trees that disturb growth of other plants and animals, maintain the foot paths, etc.), 2) clean up the shore of the lake and/ or remove clay fish, 3) help to prepare and run the shrine festival (carrying the portable shrine and eat/ drink a lot!) and 4) possibly promote to use eco sponges with which you can wash most of the dishes without using detergent.
Accommodatie en maaltijden
Rooms of the apartment. Meals will be cooked by volunteers by turns. Sleeping bag is necessary. By the kind offer from the rental shop, each volunteer can use a bicycle that is very convenient to explore the area! Wi-Fi is available at the visitor center nearby.
Locatie en vrije tijd
Onuma is located in Nanae town in the southern Hokkaido island, 30-60 min. distance by train from Hakodate city which is famous for the romantic view in the night, especially for sweet couples!
Leisure: Excursion to Hakodate city, nature walk along the lake, exchange parties with local people
Study theme: Lecture of environmental issue. Workshop to plan the 30 years plan of Onuma toward 2050
Motivation to actively work for the protection of the forest and lake with local people!