Alliance Spain SVIRI012 RENO 17.07.2008 31.07.2008 18-26
Code: SVIRI012 Year: 2008
Name: IGEA II
Project: RENO - Restoration/renovation
Initial Date: 17-07-2008 Final Date: 31-07-2008
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.- Information about the lower part of the
region of La Rioja, including geographical, economic and social
and cultural aspects. Trips to areas of paleontological interest.
PARTICIPANTS PROFILE.- Young people interested in beds of
dinosaur footprints site.
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,
photographic camera, international sanitary card for the EU
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.