Come and enjoy Eotourism experience and biodiversity protection in the most beautiful and native cedar forest in Batroun, Lebanon

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  • Last activity: 15 Jul 2024



 Min stay requested: 1 week or less



  • Description


    Our non profit organisation Tannourine Cedar society (Tannour w Nour) was established in 2014 to protect one of the largest cedar forest in Lebanon. The organisation is fully supportive for the engagement of the local community in the process of conservation and to raise awareness about environmental issues through education programs for the local community and the reserve's visitors.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Art Projects
    Language practice
    Help with Eco Projects
    Farmstay help
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
    Help with Computers/ Internet
  • UN sustainability goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainability goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN goals
    No poverty
    Zero hunger
    Good health and well-being
    Quality education
    Gender equality
    Clean water and sanitation
    Affordable and clean energy
    Decent work and economic growth
    Industries, innovation and infrastructure
    Reduce inequality
    Sustainable cities and communities
    Responsible consumption and production
    Climate action
    Life below water
    Life on land
    Peace, justice and strong institutions
    Partnerships for the goals
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    The volonteers will have the chance to benefit from the outdoors activities provided in the reserve, learn how to identify the local wildplants and animals, know about the local cuisine, exchange with rural communities, have an overview on the different agricultural practices while practicing the Arabic lebanese language.

  • Help


    The volonteer will have the opportunity to participate in our environmental activities on:
    1- Monitoring biodiversity ( fauna and flora)
    2- trails maintenance in the reserve and the surrounded trails ( brochures designing, signages, mapping, blazing and trails cleaning)
    3- planning and implementing for outdoor educational activities for the reserve's visitors.
    4- working on the Native Tree Nursery (seeds collection, seeds treatments, sowing and other general maintenance for the greenhouse)
    5- participation in the cleaning and awareness campains ( cartridges campains, trails adoptions and other cleaning campains that will be organized for the community engagements).
    6- marketing for our educational and ecotourism activities on our social media platforms.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    Arabic: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent

    This host offers a language exchange
    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
    You can contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation


    You will be living in a private room and a shared bathroom in the the reserve's house where there is availability for cooking and we provide food for our volonteer.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    You can hike through the LMT trail (section 9 and 10 in Tannourine) as part of the long trail going from the North to the South of Lebanon through the mountains (470 km) and the hermitages trail crossing the cedar reserve and passing through the walnuts river of Ayn el Raha valley towards Tannourine Tahta village and Hardine. You will also have the chance to visit the sinkhole of Baatata gorge waterfall in Balaa and Radish valley on your days off. We don't have public transportation but we can pick up you from the surrounded village of hadath el Jobbeh.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 778786771678

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