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Spain: Conservation Projects in the Valencia Region

This program has two options – the Albufera National Park which is close to the city or at a variety of nature reserves further inland.

Conservation project in the Albufera Natural Park:
The Albufera provides conservation support for the after effects of the intense agricultural (cultivation of rice), industrial, hunting, and touristic uses, the consequences of which have been breaking the ecological balance. The conservation work performed by the volunteers will assist local teams with the recovery plan and park management activities.

Duties will include:

  • Participating in activities restoring bird habitats, nest construction and checking, and bird ringing
  • Wildlife census/ surveys and data collection
  • Turtle monitoring
  • Eradicating invasive vegetation
  • General park maintenance

Conservation projects around the Valencia Region (these programs run from October to June):
During this program, volunteers will experience different Spanish ecosystems and contribute in a practical way to the conservation of Valencia's environment.

Duties will include:

  • Tree planting
  • River inspection and conservation
  • Flora and fauna surveys and data collection
  • Prevention of forest fires
  • Construction and maintenance of walking tracks
  • Conservation of the Valencia’s wildlife and its natural habitats

Project Highlights

  • Accommodations in a shared apartment throughout your stay
  • Airport pickup upon arrival
  • Comprehensive travel and medical insurance during your participation is included
  • Welcome orientation and tour upon arrival
  • Meet locals and like-minded volunteers from all around the world on this experience of a lifetime!

Participant Requirements

  • Minimum age 18 years old
  • Good level of English
  • Basic Spanish skills recommended
  • Good physical fitness

For more information and to apply visit our Spain: Conservation Projects in the Valencia Region page.

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