Into the Bear Forest 5
Description: Velebit Association Kuterevo aims at preservation of natural and cultural heritage in the village and region around. For 15 years, the organization is running Refuge for bears and people. The Refuge provides opportunity for learning about and from bears and nature. The camp will be in the forest, 3km from the village. Most of the work will be construction work, finishing the water reservoir so that it is always available for use, fixing up the camping places, possibly building a stone wall around it. The volunteers will be encouraged to do other minor stuff, fixing benches, tables, painting, making art.
Type of Work: Construction, helping professional workers build a roof, carrying materials, possibly digging, planting herbs, cutting grass, branches, cleaning up the path through the forest.
Study Theme: Living simply, together with nature, learning about bears and wildlife
Accommodation: Forest in the mountains, no electricity, no running water, no internet, wooden compost toilets, showering out of a portable solar shower, cooking on fire. Vegan food, vegetarian options available.
Requirements: Be ready to live in a very simple, wild way, with not much connection with civilisation. Be ready to work and help.
Approximate Location: Kopija, camping place in the forest, 3km from the village Kuterevo in Lika region, famous for it’s bear refuge
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