Activity of Planting and Shooting

The volunteers in Plantar uma Árvore of the Serra do Alvão received two teams of the partners of the project Life Volunteer ESCAPES, called Montis and Play Solutions – Audiovisuais, for an activity regarding plantation and the shooting of the last episode of the Volunteer ESCAPES. In this activity, in which 13 volunteers participated, 180 trees have been…

The day of the Native Forest in Serra do Alvão

The day of the native forest begun with the sun, the students of the gardening class of the school of Vila Pouca de Aguiar were invited to join the volunteers of Plantar uma Árvore of the Serra do Alvão in Baldios de Afonsim for a plantation of native species such as Black-Oak, White-Oak, Strawberry Tree, Scots-Pine, Mountain-Maple,…

Activities in the slopes of Minhéu

In the last few weeks, volunteers from Plantar uma Árvore from Serra do Alvão participated in various activities in the area of the Grouping of Baldios Encostas do Minhéu, namely in natural engineering works, collecting and propagating seeds, building mounds, placing nest boxes, actions raising awareness of the importance of nature conservation with students from…

Recovery and maintenance interventions on the Seteais Pedestrian Trail

The team of volunteers from Plantar Uma Árvore, Sintra, has been carrying out recovery and maintenance interventions on the Seteais Pedestrian Trail, this time with container control on a water line, continuing the recovery of the riparian and acacial gallery in other plots , as well as promoting natural regeneration with biodiverse plantations.

The maintenance season in the Serra de Sintra

At this time, with current governmental measures limiting gatherrings of people, our maintenance activities have been severly affected and our volunteers from Plantar uma Arvore have been working tirelessly, nevertheless they have kept up showing strength and energy controlling brushwood in the planted areas, signaling spontaneous regeneration, controlling invasive plants and managing combustible material, seeking to…

The little ones in Carvalhal

English My volunteering experience with Montis has so far, been a varied one, in regards to both my daily duties and also to the people I have been able to work alongside. I have had the opportunity to work with another Life Volunteer Escapes organisation for a week (Plantar uma Árvore) and also to work…

Unit for corn

Portuguese version: Sexta-feira, 11 de outubro de 2019 Trabalhar nos campos de milho foi a nossa primeira experiência nos campos agrícolas, e também a dos outros voluntários. E claro colher milho num clima quente e ensolarado era entusiasmante para todos nós! O dia começou com a viagem para a pequena aldeia que se chama «Covas…