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The Mountain Forest Project

Organisation: Bergwaldprojekt

Country: Switzerland

Type: Agriculture & Forestry, Environment & Wildlife Conservation, Manual work & Construction

The Mountain Forest Project

SPECIES: The ecosystem of the mountain forest.

HABITAT: Mountain forests.

GEOGRAPHIC LOCATION: Switzerland, Germany, Austria, Ukraine and Spain.

TRAVEL INFORMATION: Volunteers will have to pay for their journey to and from the location of the project. The Mountain Forest Project highly recommends using public means of transport.

DURATION: One week

PERIOD: From March until October

AGE: 18 – 88 years

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS: All skills welcome, no specific skills required.

VOLUNTEERS' WORK: Through tangible work, the participants experience the fascinating ecosystem of the mountain forest with all their senses. The importance of the protection forest and the measures for its care are experienced directly. Assignment participation allows meaningful action for the environment and shows the interrelationships in the mountain forest habitat. This contributes to the development of an ecological awareness and responsiveness to the forest's concerns.

LANGUAGE: For the projects in German speaking regions basic German skills are required. For the ones in the French speaking part of Switzerland basic French skills are mandatory. For the projects in Catalonia (Spain) basic Catalan or Spanish skills are mandatory.

ACCOMMODATION: Simple group accomodations close to the working area are organised and provided by the Mountain Forest Project.

COST: Participation is free of charge for volunteers. The Mountain Forest Project covers accommodation, meals and project management.

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  • The Mountain Forest Project

    Volunteer and experience the fascinating ecosystem of mountain forests. Learn about the importance of the protection of the forest and the measures for its care. Volunteering on this project allows you to take meaningful action for the environment and gain an understanding of the interrelationships of the mountain forest habitat.

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