Bears forest energy
Description: Velebit Association Kuterevo aims at preservation of natural and cultural heritage in the village and region around. For 16 years, the organization is running the 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, fixing existing infrastructure and 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 in building, carrying materials, possibly digging, planting herbs, cutting grass, branches, cleaning up (and fixing) the path through the forest.
Study Theme: Living simply, together with nature, learning about bears and wildlife (biology, ecology, mythology), herbs, possibly learning what is permaculture.
Accommodation: Forest in the mountains, sleeping in tents, no electricity, no running water (there are water tanks with drinkable water), no internet, wooden compost toilets, showering out of a portable solar shower, cooking on fire. Food will be vegan with vegetarian options.
Requirements: Be ready to live in a very simple, wild way, with not much connection with civilization. Be ready to work and help. The conditions seem hard, but the area is really inspiring and it will take very short to adjust to wilderness.
Approximate Location: Kopija, camping place in the forest, 3km from the village Kuterevo in Lika region, famous for its bear refuge.
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In the recent past it was difficult to recruit (enough) volunteers for this camp
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