REMOVING NON-NATIVE INVASIVE PLANTS

REMOVING NON-NATIVE INVASIVE PLANTS

In het kort:

Land
Estland
Soort werk
Natuur
Projectduur
1 t/m 6 juli
Sustainable Development Goals
13. Klimaatactie
Aantal deelnemers
8 (4 mannen en 4 vrouwen)

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Werk

Work The Himalayan balsam is plucked up manually. A typical workday will last for 6 hours. Work equipment and gloves will be provided by ELF. Participants need to bring suitable clothes for work, rubber boots, sunscreen and mosquito repellent.Itineraries-1.07 Around noon: arrival to Tallinn Airport. Public transport (bus) from the airport to Tartu (ca 2,5h, 12 euro). Pick-up from Tartu coach station to Karula with ELF s minivan. Free time to explore the region of Karula.-2.07 Work in Karula: manually plucking up the Himalayan balsam. Sauna in the evening.-3.07 Free days to explore the region of Karula. Transport to Otepaa Nature Park.-4-5.07 Work in Otepaa: removing the Himalayan balsam. Sauna in the evening of 5th July.-6.07 Free time to explore the region of Otepaa. Afternoon: drop-off to Tartu coach or rail station. Public transport from Tartu to Tallinn.NB We recommend you to extend your stay coming couple of days earlier and leaving a couple of days later to do some sightseeing on your own. Inexpensive hostels and Airbnb can be found all over Estonia, especially in Tallinn and Tartu. Feel free to ask EstYES for support.

Accommodatie en maaltijden

In beds at Karula or mattresses at Otepaa in the local village centers. Please bring your sleeping bag. Showers and kitchen are available. Two evenings will be reserved for the traditional Estonian smoke sauna. We will be cooking our own food throughout the camp. The Estonian group leader will compile the menu and buy the groceries.

Locatie en vrije tijd

Karula National Park in South-Estonia is famous for its vast forests and a hilly landscape. This region is also an important habitat for the black stork which is a rare bird species in Estonia. The Estonian traditions and the old way of life are still alive in Karula. Historical farmhouses, old wagon trails, local dialect and smoke saunas are still here.Otepaa Nature Park, the largest protected landscape in Estonia, is located on hilly uplands. One of the country s most picturesque lakes i Puhajarv, or Sacred Lake in translation i is situated in the heart of the nature park. The small town of Otepaa next to the lake has given its name to the protected area and is a popular skiing destination. The diverse landscapes in the nature park are shaped by both human activity and natural processes.Leisure timeBoard games, sauna, swimming, hiking and exploring the local surroundings, etc.

Vereisten

Special requirementsYou have to bring working clothes, warm clothes as nights can be rather chilly, wet weather clothing, summer clothes as days may be hot, wellingtons, sleeping bag and pillow, swimwear, towel, insect spray. Necessary tools and cloves provided by ELF.Participation fee You are kindly asked to contribute 80 Euro towards cost of board, lodging, programme, administration and for nature This fee has to be paid by volunteers either by bank transfer before the beginning of the camp or to the host upon arrival to the camp.

Projectnaam

REMOVING NON-NATIVE INVASIVE PLANTS

Projectcode

EST ELF 01

Land

Soort werk

Startdatum

1-7-2022

Einddatum

6-7-2022

Aantal vrijwilligers

8 (4 mannen en 4 vrouwen)

Leeftijd

17 t/m 58 jaar

Lokale bijdrage

€ 80

Taal

Doelgroep

Sustainable Development Goal

Het inschrijfgeld voor dit project bedraagt € 295, exclusief € 50 studentenkorting.
Let op: naast het inschrijfgeld betaal je ter plekke nog een lokale bijdrage van € 80.

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