About the local hosting organizationNational Botanical Garden, Yerevan
About the volunteer workThe main aim of this camp is to perform a variety of environmental maintenance activities: taking care of area of the Garden, cleaning the paths, taking out the weeds, cultivating the trees, preparing the trees for planting, cleaning the territory, etc. The staff of the Botanical Garden will make a presentation for volunteers on environment and nature.
Local accommodationVolunteers will live in a separate building on the territory of the Botanical Garden. They will be provided with mats and beds. Living conditions are basic.
About the project locationThe Botanical Garden is situated in the north-eastern part of Yerevan, occupying the territory of 80 hectares. We are opening a workcamp here for the 12th time already. The Botanical Garden of the National Academy of Science is responsible for plant collections in Armenia. It holds rich herbarium of different species and shrubs. The collection of Armenian flora includes around 200 species and provides a basis for its study, and the ecological interactions of species, in a relatively natural environment. The camp will be opened for the 12th time and is already a popular and traditional one