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How you can help Great Baikal Trail :-)


Recurso publicado por: Great Baikal Trail

Creado en: 07/02/2013

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There are two main options for volunteers to get involved.

Firstly there are summer projects. These are two week long volunteer camps at different locations around Lake Baikal which involve trail building and reconstruction, construction of small bridges, resting places and other necessary infrastructure, gathering of garbage, etc. The idea is to create an infrastructure for ecological tourism around Lake Baikal and offer an alternative to industrial development in this pristine part of Siberia. The trails are also used as part of the environmental education program run by GBT.

Secondly there are opportunities for volunteers to stay for longer periods. Helping to volunteer in the office and contribute to the Environmental Education Programs.

Visit our webpage for more details and don't hesitate to get in touch with your questions or queries. Our organisation is volunteer-driven promoting sustainable development of Lake Baikal in Siberia, Russia. Read our newsletter and website for information on how to gain experience building environmentally friendly and safe hiking trails, learn about indigenous Siberian culture and traditions, Buddhism and Shamanism, study or improve your Russian language skills. Find out how a "volunteer vacation" can help us conserve Baikal's unique environment!