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Alliance Spain SVIRI022 RENO 17.07.2008 31.07.2008 18-26


Code: SVIRI022 Year: 2008


Location: Hornillos De Cameros

Project: RENO - Restoration/renovation

Initial Date: 17-07-2008 Final Date: 31-07-2008

Min Age: 18 Max Age: 26 Places: 4

Description of Workcamp:

REGION.- La Rioja. Province of La Rioja.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK.- Restoration of a fossil beds: Cleaning the

beds of dinosaur footprints. Filling the cracks. Waterproofing.

Mending and fixing loose rock fragments. Theoretical classes.

FREE TIME ACTIVITIES.- Intensive course.


and graduates of any subjects, although those related to

paleontology (geology and biology) will have preferance. At the

workcamp compulsory courses in Paleoicnology will be given,

backed by the University of the Rioja and personalized numbered

certificates will be issued. The participants must present a

university document stating they have studied the first or second

cicle at University. If this is not the case, then a document or

proof of enrolement in a university course will be necessary.

ACCOMODATION/FOOD.- The accommodation will be in a Hostel.

Kitchen/dining room in the hostel. The meal has to be cooked by

the volunteers.

LOCATION.- Hornillos de Cameros is a small village of the Rioja

landscape. It is 44 km. away from Logroсo. Its basic economy is

agriculture and farming.

The ichnological outcrop of Hornilos spreads over a wide area.

The most important beds of dinosaur footprints, in terms of easy

access and quality, are ґLa Pellejeraґ, ґSantisolґ, ґLa

Barquillaґ and ґSanta Julianaґ.

The dinosaur ichnites are three-dactyl footprints and belong to

two-footed dinosaurs (Theropod dinosaurs).

Ancestral home of ґValdeoseraґ: Family establishment of the XIIth


Visit to the ґAtalayaґ and the Santiago beechwood.

MEETING POINT.- The first day in the train station of Logroсo, at

13:00 and 20:00.

LANGUAGES SPOKEN.- Spanish and english.

THINGS TO BRING.- Sleeping bag, work and warm clothes, work

gloves, raincoat, trainers and mountain boots, photographic

camera, calculator, international sanitary card document for the

EU volunteers.

EMERGENCY CONTACTS.- Instituto Riojano de la Juventud - Muro de

la Mata, 8 - 26071-LOGROСO - Tel. 941 291952

Young telephone (free): 900 200 272

Town Hall of Hornillos de Cameros - Tel. 941 464033 / 464000


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