25.09. - 09.10.2021
This workcamp takes place in the far north of Germany, direct on the Baltic coast where you will be living and working far away from civilisation. You will work in beautiful nature reserves and will be able to learn about various ecosystems. Your tasks will include removing young woody plants from the Langballigau valley as well as various maintenance work (such as removing roses) in the Geltinger Birk nature reserves, which consists of dunes, swamps, heaths, moors and sparse forests. The maintenance and improvement of small breeding islands for Common Terns is also planned.Through your dedication to the cause, you will be contributing to the preservation of these diverse habitats. Throughout the project, there will be dedicated and experienced wildlife experts from the project partner (Geltinger Birk Intergrated Station), as well as their associates from the field of conservation, who are on-hand to help with the work.
This workcamp is for real nature lovers, since you will be sleeping in very basic accommodation in the middle of nature, but you will only be 800m from the beautiful sandy beach of the Baltic Sea.More information on the Geltinger Birk nature reserve (only available in German)
Information about the project partner - Geltinger Birk Integrated Station (only available in
The group will prepare and cook meals together.
You will sleep in tents and will stay in a simple, empty house. There are also two large sanitary containers with toilets and showers. You will live in the middle of nature, but you are only 800m away from the beach.
You should have a good level of fitness as some of the work could be physically demanding. You should also be able to ride a bike
You will need to bring the following items with you: a warm sleeping bag, warm clothes,clothes for working in, waterproof shoes (ideally wellington boots) and a good torch.Free Time
You will be living and working in the beautiful Geltinger Birk nature serve with its unique landscapes and beautiful, kilometre-long sandy beaches. You will be in a place where many people from Germany go on holiday. Away from the stress, noise and daily chaos of the city, you will be able to go on bike rides on long walks after finishing work for the day or sit outside with (new) friends and simply enjoy the sights and sounds of nature.At the weekend you could go to the nearest big city, Flensburg, or take a trip to the metropolis of Hamburg.
Extra participation fee 50.0 EUR