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Dates: 13th July - 27th July Theme: Conservation Number of volunteers: 10 Age limit for volunteers: 18-70 Local

Partner: Clyde Muirshiel Regional Park. Clyde Muirshiel Regional Park is Scotlands largest regional park. Clyde Muirshiel Regional Park aims to promote and foster environmentally sustainable development for the social and economic well-being of the local people and communities. They also aim to conserve and enhance the natural beauty, biodiversity and cultural heritage of the Park. Volunteers will work closely with the Park Rangers. Work: Volunteers will have two main tasks: -Creation of otter hides: This will involve working with the Ranger Service to create homes for the parks otters. -Clearing of alien species from the park. This will involve removal of the many different species of foreign plants that threaten the parks delicate ecosystem. This will involve working with a variety of different tools. Accommodation: The volunteers will be staying at Clyde Muirshiel Regional Park in shielings (small Scottish huts) at the Barnbrock campsite - Shower and cooking facilities are in a block beside the shielings. Volunteers will be cooking for themselves as a group. www.clydemuirshiel.co.uk/Barnbrock.asp Volunteers need to bring with them a sleeping bag and mat. Remarks: Volunteers attending this project will have the chance to take part in many different free time activities. At the working site there is a lake with a sailing club and the volunteers will get the chance to go sailing and canoeing several times. Additionally there will be a trip by canoe on Loch Lomond, one of Scotlands most beautiful and famous lakes. There will also be the chance to join a Ceilidh, a traditional Scottish party with music and dancing. Extra Fees: 100 Terminal: Lochwinnoch Train Station Other : Have a look on: - -Scotland>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scotland -Where the project is> Lochwinnoch

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