Today the canal no longer irrigates the meadows but it waters the vegetable gardens, fruit gardens thanks to pumps. Its usefulness remains undeniable Recognized as anecological, faunistic and floristic interest of the natural area, the canal has a precious environmental interest.You will participate in the clean-up of the site with respect for biodiversity and will install a fence to protect it. You will work 4 to 5 hours a day and will be supervised by volunteers from the ASA e la Vareze who will pass on their techniques and knowledge to you.
Accommodatie en maaltijden
You will be accommodated in tents at the former local football grounds. You will use the shower and the sanitary facilities in the changing rooms. A kitchen will be set up under a barnum. The meals will be prepared collectively and you will be required to participate in daily tasks (cooking, washing dishes, cleaning). Your technical leaders will take you to the work site everyday, or you will walk when intervention is close to ST Alban. You won t be just 8 in St Alban Indeed, another international workcamp is taking place during the same period and, even if your work will be different, you will share daily life all together
Locatie en vrije tijd
Located in Isere at the confluence of the Rhone and the Vareze rivers, Saint-Alban du Rhone is a dynamic town of 849 inhabitants. On both sides of the Vareze, you will have access to the leisure area composed of tennis courts, petanque, a city-stadium, a skate park and a fitness trail. You can also use the barbecues in this area. The municipality plans to rent a minibus to help you discover the territory (Vienne, Lyon). A time will be organized so that you can meet the local young people and exchange with them. Finally, the associative network is very dense in the town, you can in particular be introduced to the game of local petanque (boules lyonnaises). Many hiking trails pass through Saint-Alban du Rhone and allow you to discover the surrounding villages. You can also stroll along the Vareze canal. The people of the ASA organization will take you to some tour and visits.
This project will allow you to acquire technical skills mainly related to green spaces. and river management. You will assimilate the handling of the different pruning tools. You will learn the techniques of pruning, but also of maintaining and protect a river while preserving the biodiversity in place. You will apply the safety instructions related to the work. Adaptability, attentiveness and solidarity will be your best allies on the work site and in the living space.