From World to the Valley!
Description: In this workcamp we are gonna help recover an abandoned Ecological park. The park was built and then ignored by the municipality and is now being consumed by the nature, the planted trees are dying, the animals starving, all the infraestructures falling and invading trees taking advantage of the place, raising the risk of fire, that would be the end of the park.
Type of Work: The group of volunteers will work in the recovery of the park, cutting the invading bushes and trees, cleaning all the mess and garbage from the artificial lake, fixing and painting the falling wooden structures, building new ones, taking care of the abandoned animals, making a storage of food fore those animals, cleaning the old drying trees and planting new ones, building new labels for the botanical park and mostly organizing educational campaigns for the park in the local population, to call back attention to it.
Accommodation: Participants will stay in tents in the camping park nearby, there will be hot showers and swimming pools to use. We will provide with all the meals, breakfast, lunch, snacks and dinner.
Requirements: Participants must be respectful of other people cultures, traditions, routines, principles and ways of behaving and seeing the world.
Approximate Location: Chaves, on the northern hill region of Portugal, just across the border with Spain and Galicia