Organized together with NICE (Never-ending International workCamps Exchange) and supported by Greening Asia fund since 2002. The forests problem is serious also in Mongolia. Before 1990, the forests are covered 10% of land, but 7% today. It’s caused by cutting trees without any controls and forest fire. It takes a long time here to grow trees and the current and water level of river has been decreased. May is the only season to plant trees in Mongolia.
We will plant trees in Mongolian workCamps Exchange`s camp and some other place. This is the only season in Mongolia to plant trees. There are increasing activities by some organizations to plant trees but it takes a hundred or more years to be grown, so we should also join this movement by global power! Part of Greening Asia. Study : The future plan of international workcamps in Mongolia and Greening Asia. Bring some info.! Activities : Cultural exchange program, excursions, etc.
ACCOMODATION AND FOOD
GER (Mongolian traditaional tent) or house. Very warm sleeping bag needed!
LOCATION & LEISURE ACTIVITY
Ulaanbaatar. One third of population in the country (2.4 millions) live in this capital city. The tbemperature will be about 10-20 C, But be careful sometimes wheather will be changed lot. Sunny, sometimes rainy and windy. Buhug river is located 45 km far from Ulaanbaatar. Terminal : Ulaanbaatar, Chinggis Khaan International airport or International train station of Ulaanbaatar (MCE will provide free pick up service for all volunteers)
To like planting work and simple nomadic life. Mongolian speakers are welcome! The additional fee of 320,000 tugrug (around 175 Euro) should be paid on your arrival directly.