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Alliance Spain SVIRI011 RENO 02.07.2008 16.07.2008 18-26


Code: SVIRI011 Year: 2008


Location: Igea

Project: RENO - Restoration/renovation

Initial Date: 02-07-2008 Final Date: 16-07-2008

Min Age: 18 Max Age: 26 Places: 6

Description of Workcamp:

REGION.- La Rioja. Province of La Rioja.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK.- Restoring of a fossil dig:

Cleaning the dig and dinosaur footprints.

Filling in cracks.


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.

ACCOMMODATION/FOOD.- In a school. Sleeping arrangement in bunk

beds. Kitchen - dining room in a house of the village.

LOCATION.- Igea is a small village situated in the “Rioja Baja”.

It’s 76 km. away from Logroсo. Basic economy is agriculture and

farm. It’s the main producer of honey of La Rioja. The

ichnological outcrop of “Igea” spreads over a wide area. The most

important beds of dinosaur footprints, in terms of easy access

and quality are “La Caсada”, “Las Navas”, “Santa Ana” and “La

Torre”. The dinosaur ichnites are three-dactyl footprints and

belong to two-footed dinosaurs (Theropod dinosaurs). Fossil-tree

and Museum. Palace of the XVIth Century.

TRAVELLING INSTRUCTIONS.- By bus from Logroсo to Arnedo (LOGROZA,

S.L. Bus Company - (A. Jimйnez) - Tel. 941 291953). Timetable:

10:15, 13:00, 16:30, 18:15 and 20:00.

MEETING POINT.- The first day in the bus stop of Arnedo 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, calculator,

international sanitary card 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

Web page:

Igea Town Hall - Tel. 941 194001.


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