Alliance Spain SVIRI031 RENO 16.07.2008 31.07.2008 18-26
Code: SVIRI031 Year: 2008
Name: ENCISO (UNIVERSITY STUDENTS)
Project: RENO - Restoration/renovation
Initial Date: 16-07-2008 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 beds:
Cleaning the beds of dinosaur footprints.
Filling the craks.
Mending and fixing loose rock fragments.
FREE TIME ACTIVITIES.- Intensive course.
PARTICIPANTS PROFILE.- Participants must be university 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 La 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 Hostel. Kitchen/dining room in the
hostel. The meal has to be cooked by the volunters.
LOCATION.- Enciso is a small village situated in the south-east
of La Rioja. It’s 73 km. away from Logroсo.Paleontologic Museum.
Enciso is the centre of this area that received to the dinosaurs.
The locality offers us two churches of the XVth century, the
remains of a castle and the bridges on the river Cidacos, which
supported the step of thousands of sheeps. Near the village, one
finds the area of the ichnites or footprints, which spread over
the whole municipal term, next to some almost uninhabited
TRAVELLING INSTRUCTIONS.- By bus from Madrid to Logroсo (LA
CONTINENTAL Bus Company). Then by bus from Logroсo to Enciso (Bus
Station of Logroсo: Tel. 941 235983).
MEETING POINT.- The first day in the Town Hall of Enciso.
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
Town Hall of Enciso - Tel. 941 396005.