El OSO: among the steppe lagoons
Description: This workcamp will take place in the West of Spain, in a small town called El Oso, surrounded by the steppe and lagoons.
This small village with 200 inhabitants 26km from Ávila and it is known from its birdlife, including some unique species that you can only find there. To improve the environmental protection of the area we are creating some infrastructures as a visitor’s centre, walkways to the ponds, etc.
Type of Work: Repair and manufacturing nest boxes for birds like: Owls, Kestrels and raptors. Wildlife Inventory: Butterflies, dragonflies, insects and plants. Painting and repairing the Visitor’s Center Lagunas de la Morana. Clean wild vegetation from the surrounding of the lakes. Repair duck cages. Reparation of bird observatories and animal vision cameras.
Study Theme: Ornitology and study about fauna and flora in the area.
Accommodation: Accommodation in a rural house in La Lagunilla
Language: A minimun level of spanish is needed
Requirements: Motivation to work and to get involved in the local town life
Approximate Location: El Oso. Avila (Spain)
Notes: After being accepted and recieving the infosheet please inform on advance if you are vegetarian, vegan or you have any special diet.
In the spare times there will be done some activities localy: traditional games, knoledgwe about town dishes and winery.
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