WORK: Work will be mainly to welcome and spread information to the guests of Prim’alpe, the daily management of the centre, to take care of the vegetable garden, support in the educational activities with schools, help in preparation of food, participate in the organisation of events.
STUDY PART: Volunteers will have the possibility to partecipate in workshops and trainings on enviroment and soustanibility. Main subject of the program will be the conservation of forest and biodiversity.
Unterkunft und Verpflegung
Volunteers will be hosted legambiente staff’s house. A little mountain house next to the Environmental education center’s guest house, with one bed room and a self-managed kitchen.
Lage und Freizeit
LOCATION AND LEISURE: The regional forest of Corni di Canzo covers approx. 450 Ha in the territory of the Larian Triangle. Larian Triangle is the area between the two branches of Lake Como.
The Forest is a popular natural attraction and receives around 100,000 visitors per year.
The forest extends from the source of Ravella to the 'Corni di Canzo' (Horns of Canzo) the two peaks that tower above the Ravella Valley, North East of Canzo. The Summit of the Western Horn is 1,372 m.
TERMINAL: Milan’s airports. Canzo train station (last train from Milano Cadorna station at 21.00)
Wer organisiert das Projekt?
Legambiente Lombardia performs its activities on a regional basis, with more than 100 local groups. It promotes initiatives against the soil consumption and for the conservation of natural resources. The members are involved in activities such as raising awareness, information, education, scientific issues.
Legambiente is one of the most known association for its campaigns: Goletta dei Laghi (analysis of the lakes to promote the preservation of the coastlines), Custodia del Territorio (sustainable soil use, environment and biodiversity protection with land stewardship activities). Legambiente invests several resources in understanding and forecasting the possible environmental impacts of new technologies, in educating and promoting the adoption of responsible behaviour, and in lobbying for environmentally correct political decisions. For these purposes Legambiente has created several Environment Education Centres
Motivation letter is required.
Volunteers should be prepared and willing to live and walk in the mountains.
The house is isolated in the wood, about 30 minutes walking from Canzo village, cars are not allowed in the Forest.