Making a House for Owls
Description: Xinglong community is located in the southeastern part of Taichung City. It’s near the mountain and has abundant natural resources. Hand in hand with the Taichung Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation Centre, the community built 20-30 nest boxes for Collard Scops Owls from used wooden crates, and hanged the boxes near a hundred-year-old tree in the community. We hope we can get more people from different cultures to work together in this project, and introduce new ideas into this community industry.
Aims: Making a House for Owls: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZqlFXB0e7_U We invite volunteers to come to our community to help preserve our natural heritages, and broaden our horizons on ecological conservation. 1) We will conduct two ecological tours. You will get to know the community and
Type of Work: 1) Assist the local Animal protection volunteer Team perform ecological conservation and first aid work. 2) Marketing the community lychee industry. 3) Experience the eco-environment of the community
Study Theme: We will discuss the conflicts between religion and ecology during the camp.
Accommodation: We will stay in an accommodation owned by the community. Sleep in shared room with woody bed. Sleeping bag is required! Meal will be offered by community.
Language: English, Chinese Mandarin, Taiwanese, Hakka,
Requirements: 1.Volunteer’s expertise on eco-issues and cultural preservation 2.Motivation letter is needed
Approximate Location: Xinglong community, Taiping Dist., Taichung City, Taiwan (R.O.C.)
Google Map：台中市太平區興隆路一段76號 https://www.google.com.tw/maps/place/411%E5%8F%B0%E4%B8%AD%E5%B8%82%E5%A4%AA%E5%B9%B3%E5%8D%80%E8%88%88%E9%9A%86%E8%B7%AF%E4%B8%80%E6%AE%B576%E8%99%9Ffirstname.lastname@example.org,120.7262412,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x346922d94424dc03:0x16961820b125c3be
Notes: Community will provide meals & accommodations. Volunteers should cover the transportation and living expenses by themselves during free schedule.
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