Litouwen | Natuur
Samen met 7 andere vrijwilligers ga je voor 10 dagen naar een natuurproject.
Het project duurt van 27 augustus t/m 6 september.
Let op: naast het inschrijfgeld betaal je ter plekke nog een lokale bijdrage van € 45.
This project is designed to implement nature restoration activities in the territory of the park. Creating the grouse mating fields: removing sprouts, weeds, and creating a 1.2 ha grouse mating fields. Maintenance of Kapinisk279;s Landscape Reserve in Skerdzimai meadow: cutting down the bushes and throwing them to the edges of meadows, creating better conditions for landfowl to breed. and 268;epkeliai Reserve open dune formation. Maintenance of the World War I soldiers cemetery adjacent to Merkin279; town.
Volunteers will live in a house belonging to the park s directorate in Dareliai village, 7 km from Marcinkonys village (the meeting point). Gr363;da River suitable for swimming flows nearby. Volunteers will sleep in a barn on double decker beds. Volunteers need to bring their own sleeping bags. There is a shower with hot water, washing basins, WC, food cooker and fridge. Volunteers will cook for themselves, products will be provided.
LEISURE TIME:During their free time volunteers will be able to travel to Musteika village, to visit the bee-keeping museum and the educational trail. Marcinkonys village offers the ethnographical exposition, the beautiful hiking path of Zackagiris. Near Dareliai there is the famous Margionys village with the origins of Skroblus creek. Volunteers will be able to rent bicycles and travel along marked bike trails or rent canoes to navigate Gr363;da or and 362;la rivers.LOCATION:Marcinkonys – the largest village in Lithuania by territory (143 ha) is 100 km away from the capital city Vilnius. Marcinkonys started as a forest scouts camping place back in 1637. Around 650 people live here today. Marcinkonys hosts one of Dz363;kija National Park s visitor centers.Dareliai village – there the volunteers will be accommodated, is 7 km away.TERMINAL:Vilnius International airports/trail/bus stations, Marcinkonys train/bus station.
Dz363;kija National Park is the largest protectedarea in Lithuania. It is rich in rivers, rivulets andsprings. At the same time it is one of the mostforested protected areas in Lithuania. Most ofits territory is covered by pinewoodsconnecting Lithuania, Poland and Belarus. Thepark encompasses a unique cultural landscape:a mosaic of natural and man-created forests,meadows and ancient villages with traditionalwooden architecture.268;epkeliai reserve is the largest swamp (5858ha) not only in Lithuania but one of the largestin Central and Western Europe too. Wolves and lynx, black grouse and capercaillie, Cypripedium and Eastern pasque-flower are only a small part of more than 4,000 species found in this region.In 2011 Dz363;kijos National Park together with and 268;epkeliai state nature reserve became and 268;epkeliai – Dz363;kijos PAN and is now one of the thirteen European PAN Parks. PAN Parks Foundation Strategy aims at bringing together European protected areas, consistent with high wildlife tourism and sustainable development standards.
WHAT TO BRING:Sleeping bags and mats, long-sleeved clothes; trousers; rain-wear; anti mosquito spray; music instruments; tapes; CD s; your national games and recipes; songs; dances; ideas how to spend leisure time; swimming things; waterproof shoes.
DZUKIJA NATIONAL PARK
8 (4 mannen en 4 vrouwen)
18 t/m 30 jaar