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Iceland Reforestation Volunteer Project

2 weeks from

18 - 60 yrs
minimum age

  • This project can give you an opportunity to make an environmental difference
  • Help to plant trees that will bind the carbon in the atmosphere
  • Live and work in a 3200 hectare nature reserve near Reykjavík
  • Take part in ecological restoration in Iceland


Join the Iceland Reforestation Volunteer project in the majestic Heiðmörk, Esja, and Úlfarsfell areas, planting seedlings and revitalising landscapes. Your efforts help combat climate change and restore the natural beauty of Reykjavík’s ecosystems.



Immerse yourself in Iceland’s reforestation efforts and combat climate change by planting trees that sequester carbon, foster biodiversity, and prevent soil erosion. Experience the beauty of living and working in the stunning Heiðmörk nature reserve.



Volunteers contribute to reforestation in Heiðmörk, Esja, and Úlfarsfell, amidst Iceland’s diverse landscapes and striking lava formations. Explore the Heiðmörk Nature Reserve, the Búrfell crater, and hike Mt. Helgafell, experiencing the natural wonders of Iceland firsthand.

About Iceland

Iceland, an island nation, showcases nature’s most pristine beauty, with its arctic desert landscape interspersed with mountains, glaciers, geysers, hot springs, volcanoes, and waterfalls. Read more about Iceland here.

Heiðmörk Nature Reserve

Discover 120 years of reforestation efforts in Heiðmörk Nature Reserve through this video, highlighting the remarkable achievements of the Reykjavík Forestry Association’s staff and volunteers.



“Overall the program was so much better than I ever could have imagined. The perfect place to spend 2 weeks working with reforestation.” Kasie Kirkpatrick, USA

Iceland Reforestation Volunteer Project

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