Chestnut forest preservation in Misox (Soazza GR)

Chestnut forest preservation in Misox (Soazza GR)

In het kort:

Land
Zwitserland
Soort werk
Handarbeid, Landbouw, Natuur
Projectduur
17 t/m 30 juli
Sustainable Development Goals
16. Vrede en recht, 17. Partnerschappen voor de doelstellingen
Aantal deelnemers
13

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Werk

The volunteers take care of the chestnut forests. The work mainly involves grass cutting and haymaking between the trees. Under certain circumstances, it may also be possible to carry out other landscape conservation work, such as clearing the bushes, collecting stones, etc. Be aware that the work is physically demanding!

Accommodatie en maaltijden

The volunteers will be accommodated in a building. Mattresses and pillows are available. There are sufficient toilets and also showers with hot water. There is no washing machine available. And there is no internet access except through mobile phones (providers Swisscom & Sunrise) – be aware that in Switzerland there are high roaming costs. The volunteers will prepare their own food. Whether they also will shop themselves or give the project partner a shopping list is yet to be determined.

Organisatie

The aim of Fondazione Mont Grand is to enhance the landscape of the mountain pasture of Mont Grand near Soazza, where groups of houses are scattered here and there. The foundation takes care of the characteristic sparse chestnut woods, maintains the historic buildings, provides knowledge about biodiversity and cultural history through educational activities and is committed to sustainable tourism. The chestnut forests represent a traditional form of land use that was widespread until after the Second World War and has since been largely abandoned.

Vereisten

The volunteers must bring their own sleeping bag, sturdy mountain boots, clothes for working, raingear (a waterproof jacket etc.), as well as clothing for sunny weather. There are a lot of ticks in the area, so it is advisable to bring working gloves, tweezers, and/or tick repellents. NEW INCOMING FEE for volunteers applying via Partner organisations and Contacts of SCI: https://bit.ly/3iiJWI5

Projectnaam

Chestnut forest preservation in Misox (Soazza GR)

Projectcode

CH-SCI 10.3

Land

Soort werk

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Startdatum

17-7-2022

Einddatum

30-7-2022

Aantal vrijwilligers

13

Leeftijd

18 t/m 99 jaar

Taal

Sustainable Development Goal

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

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