[ESC] Green Belt Camp

[ESC] Green Belt Camp

In het kort:

Land
Oostenrijk
Soort werk
Natuur, Restauratie
Projectduur
10 t/m 25 september
Sustainable Development Goals
15. Leven op het land, 16. Vrede en recht
Aantal deelnemers
14

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Werk

International and local volunteers will help mowing steep meadows and remove bushes from dry rocky grasslands that are threatened to be overgrown by bushes and trees. So they will contribute actively to preserve endangered species. Work will be physical (mowing, raking, cutting bushes) and will last for about 5 - 6 hours every day.

Accommodatie en maaltijden

During the workcamp we will change two different accommodations. Both accommodations will be very basic. First week we will sleep in tents, whereas second week we will have simple shared group accommodation. In the first week of the camp we will stay in Hart-Aschendorff during which we will sleep in the tents. Therefore, it is absolutely necessary that you bring the tent with you as well as your own sleeping bag, sleeping mat and a pillow! During the second week we will stay at the campsite of Poysdorf (http://www.vinoversum.at/poysdorf/campingplatz/).

Locatie en vrije tijd

Hart-Aschendorff and Poysdorf are both small villages located in the very northeast of Austria, close to the common border of Austria with the Czech Republic and Slovakia and close to the rivers Dyje and Morava, which form beautiful floodplains in the area. Brno (CZ) and Vienna (AT) are the closest bigger cities. Infos in German: https://www.poysdorf.gv.at/Freizeit_Tourismus/TOURISMUSINFORMATION_VINOVERSUM/Stadt_-_Infos

Organisatie

The dry grasslands of the so-called “Weinviertler Klippenzone” in the European Green Belt along the border between Austria and Czech Republic are habitat of a lot of different rare plants and animal species. To maintain these habitats and to avoid invasion of bushes into the grasslands it is necessary to establish regular management. Biotope maintenance like mowing or removing bushes or neophytes will be implemented on rupicolous or steppic grasslands in protected areas - situated amidst a beautiful wine-growing landscape. This helps to preserve rare species like the critically endangered Feather Grass (Stipa tirsa) or the butterfly Mountain Alcon Blue (Phengaris rebeli).

Vereisten

Participants should be motivated for physical work and be ready to work outdoors (warm and weatherproof clothes and working-boots are strongly recommended!). A small motivation letter is required.

Opmerkingen

The camp is supported by the European Solidarity Corps and the participation is totaly free and the travel cost to the camp and return will be reimbursed. Naturschutzbund NÖ (Austrian League for Nature Conservation - Lower Austria) is an environmental NGO that supports and maintains protected areas in the region and that wants to contribute to conservation of species and ecosystems in Lower Austria. The workcamp is organised together with the local municipalities Poysdorf, Staatz, Falkenstein, Drasenhofen, and Wildendürnbach. We work together with the management of the Natura 2000-Area that is supported by the administration of Lower Austria. http://www.noe-naturschutzbund.at/

Projectnaam

[ESC] Green Belt Camp

Projectcode

AT-SCI 10.1

Land

Soort werk

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Startdatum

10-9-2022

Einddatum

25-9-2022

Aantal vrijwilligers

14

Leeftijd

18 t/m 30 jaar

Taal

Sustainable Development Goal

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Het inschrijfgeld voor dit project bedraagt € 295, exclusief € 50 studentenkorting.

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