LUDAS THE SWAN LAKE II, HAJDUKOVO
- chantiers 1-3 semaines
- Code : VSS37
- Dispo : 4M (Total Part 10)
- Langue du Projet : ENG / ENG
- Age : 18 - 99
Public enterprise Palic-Ludas, the manager of the nature protected area organizes this workcamp in the last 16 years.
The Special Nature Reserve Ludas Lake is one of the oldest protected areas in the world, known as wetlands of international importance as well as an ornithological reserve. The lake has a rich bird fauna consisting of 214 recorded species, 140 of which are protected as natural rarities. They represent an essential feature of this valuable reserve for Serbia and Europe. Ludas Lake is the habitat of many endangered species, and is also an important station for migratory bird species. The volunteer activities will mainly focus on the revitalization of areas: cutting and removal of invasive plant species that threaten the natural habitat; repairing of educational paths in the woods of Ludas and Selevenjska: taking part in mowing and maintenance of steppe meadows at the Ludas Visitors’ Center; repairing the facade of the Fishermen?s Huts. These activities are carried out as a measure of active protection of nature in order to preserve habitats, as well as the maintenance of the site’s infrastructure. Volunteers interested in projects related to the village and nature conservation are more than welcome.
In small homes, so-called research stations in the attic with sleeping mattresses, male and female toilets and showers. Bed sheets will be provided but volunteers can bring their sleeping bag. Lunch and dinner will be served in a restaurant; breakfast will be prepared by participants, from the food provided by the hosts.
Hajdukovo and Ludas Lake are 12km from Subotica, in the far north of Serbia. The free time is planned various activities like birds watching, boating on the lake, as well as the education of participants in relation to the conservation of biological and landscape diversity, ecological corridors and other habitats of importance for nature conservation. Airport: Belgrade, Budapest (HUN)