Alliance Spain SVIRI011 RENO 02.07.2008 16.07.2008 18-26
Code: SVIRI011 Year: 2008
Name: IGEA (UNIVERSITY STUDENTS)
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.
FREE TIME ACTIVITIES.- Intensive course.
PARTICIPANTS PROFILE.- Participants must be UNIVERVISITY STUDENTS
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
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: www.irj.es
Igea Town Hall - Tel. 941 194001.