Testimony from Vanessa Indama

Hello! My name is Vanessa Indama, I’m 22 years old and I’m from Porto. Through the Plantar Uma Árvore Association, I was able to do volunteer work for two months in Serra do Alvão, in Vila Real. I started my volunteering during the plantation period, which allowed me to acquire new skills (like using a…

Testemunho da Vanessa Indama

“Olá! O meu nome é Vanessa Indama, tenho 22 anos e sou do Porto. Através da Associação Plantar Uma Árvore, pude realizar trabalho de voluntariado por dois meses na Serra do Alvão, em Vila Real. Eu iniciei o meu voluntariado durante o período de Plantação, o que me permitiu adquirir novas competências (como usar uma…

Testemunho da Sonali Ghoorahoo

“Hello, my name is Sonali, I’m French and I’m 22 years old. I studied History and Political science at the University and after my final exam, I decided to take a gap year for travel and voluntary work in contact with nature. I joined the association Plantar Uma Árvore during the winter season from October…

Testimony Sonali Ghoorahoo

“Hello, my name is Sonali, I’m French and I’m 22 years old. I studied History and Political science at the University and after my final exam, I decided to take a gap year for travel and voluntary work in contact with nature. I joined the association Plantar Uma Árvore during the winter season from October…

LIFE VOLUNTEER ESCAPES será até Junho 2021

Foi aprovado recentemente o pedido de prolongamento do LIFE VOLUNTEER ESCAPES para mais seis meses de projecto. É com alegria, que comunicamos que vamos continuar a trabalhar com o apoio de voluntários de longa duração até Junho de 2021 na conservação da Natureza em Portugal. Com a maioria dos indicadores de biodiversidade e conservação atingidos,…

LIFE VOLUNTEER ESCAPES until June 2021

The extension request for the project LIFE VOLUNTEER ESCAPES was recently approved for more six months. It is with joy that we announce that we will continue to work with the support of long-term volunteers until June 2021 in nature conservation in Portugal. With most of the biodiversity and conservation indicators achieved, we decided to…

Testimony Tobias Lemke

“Hey, my name is Tobi and I’m 19 years old. I am from Germany and I just spent my last three months in Portugal with the association “Plantar uma Árvore”, starting in the beginning of September. There I lived in the northern location, in the area of “Serra do Alvão”. I was lucky to experience…

Testemunho Tobias Lemke

“Hey, my name is Tobi and I’m 19 years old. I am from Germany and I just spent my last three months in Portugal with the association “Plantar uma Árvore”, starting in the beginning of September. There I lived in the northern location, in the area of “Serra do Alvão”. I was lucky to experience…

I can remember…

One of the most remarkable experiences in these 10 months was the stay at Farilhão Grande for 4 nights. Much of the work was done during the night, when the roques-de-castro (Hydrobates castro) return to the nest. The nets were opened after the sun went down and closed before the sun came up. During that…