Geopreservation in Alvão
Description: The main goals outlined for the project “GeoPreservação no Alvão” are: - Put in practice tactics for the preservation, cleaning and sustainability of the environment through direct contact with nature; - Awareness of the importance of plants and living beings; - This activity takes place in a critical period, it is necessary to be alert to the areas with the greatest area of vegetation without intervention. This last summer was very critical so it is intended to be a very important prevention work; - Creation of a pamphlet with information such as primary measures of fire fighting, to emphasize the importance of native species, to elucidate population about maintenance of vegetation near houses, to signal places at risk, among others.
Type of Work: The main tasks for this project are: - Preparation of material needed to carry out the activity; - Preparation of forest roadmaps; collection of photographic material during the activity; - Promotion of an activity dedicated to forest cleaning; - Maintenance of rails and paths; - Performing Geocaching activity to go to the discovery of new rails and nature, guided by specific GPS coordinates and looking for hidden caches; - Signaling of risk areas in critical periods; - Creation of groups for gather information, developing ideas and grafics for the pamphlet; - Careful development of a pamphlet with information pertinent to the population, which is also delivered in schools; - Creation of groups for develop of a movie of the activity
Accommodation: The primary accommodation will be in camping tents. There will also be the possibility of some places in Hostel. In both cases the young people will be in different areas, by gender. - Number of meals: 3 (Breakfast, Lunch and dinner)
Requirements: Respect for all participants Integrate work and group activities with joy Be an active and helpful member Bring new ideas to the group Accomplish with schedules
Approximate Location: Vila Real city is located 50 minutes distance from the Porto airport
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05 Aug 2018 - 18 Aug 2018
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