Planting Trees: Shaden Elgalaly, Egypt to Save the Tijuca Rainforest in Rio
Shaden Elgalaly, volunteer from Egypt (in the center) together with Brazilian volunteer, ready to plant trees and save the forests in Brazil.
Reforestation: Planting Trees to save the Urban Rainforest in Rio
You can volunteer with the reforestation project at The Tijuca National Forest, the world’s largest urban forest. While you are volunteering on this project, you will be helping in the tree nursery. But there is more, what you can do:
- planting trees in a reforestation effort
- counting species of tropical trees and typical plants
- opening and cleaning hiking trails in the forest
- cutting branches,
- painting fences / signals,
among other activities.
How to work as an environmental volunteer in Rio de Janeiro?
Visit our page with the environmental volunteer program in Rio and sign up for the project. You can find as well the full information about volunteering in Rio de Janeiro and how to apply. Finally, you may enjoy reading about more ecological volunteer programs overseas in many countries.
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