Saving the Tijuca Rainforest in Rio: International Volunteers Preserving Nature

Saving the Tijuca Rainforest is one of the most rewarding volunteer projects in Rio de Janeiro. The Magnificent City wouldn’t be the same, if it had not the largest urban rainforest as a green lung to breathe. And of course, there are beautiful hiking trails through the forest and upon the top of the mountains with breathtaking views. So, preserving the Rainforest in Rio is one of the most important ecological volunteer projects to work on!

Saving the Rainforest: Sabrina Ho Luca Klein
Saving the Rainforest

From left to right: Sabrina Ho, from China, Luca Klein, from Germany, George Wade, from Britain, Jawad Dabbour, from United States, Radek Machowiec, from Polland, and 3 Brazilian Volunteers saving the forests of Brazil.
Way to go guys!! Thank you very much!!!

About the Volunteer Project Saving the Tijuca Rainforest in Rio de Janeiro

You can volunteer with the reforestaion project at The Tijuca National Forest in order to preserve 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:

  • counting species of tropical trees and typical plants
  • opening and cleaning hiking trails in the forest
  • cutting branches,
  • painting fences / signals,

among other activities.

Find here the reforestation volunteer project in Rio de Janeiro and all the information you need, to sign up for this beautiful project. Also, you can find an overview about all the volunteer projects in Brazil here. You may have a look also on our page with the ecological volunteer programs in more countries.

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