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Conservation working holiday to Transylvania August 2016


We are aiming to take a team to Transylvania in eastern Romania August 6th – 16th to take part in the International Haymaking Festival and to help to clear some of the scrub from the abandoned mountain meadows. We organised a very successful butterfly surveying placement in Transylvania in 2011 – all the information about this can be found through this link, with our photos on the Flickr site in this collection. This collection of photos from our visit in 2012 might also be of interest.

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The Haymaking Festival lasts from August 7th – 14th but we plan to stay from Saturday August 6th until Tuesday 16th. This will enable participants to take part in many of the festival activities and contribute  at least 4 days scrub clearance work in the higher pastures over the period of our stay. Access to these meadows will be by horse and cart!

For further information, go to this page.  Click here for the publicity flier.