Living Mountains

organization: Youth club DUNA

place: National park Rica

year: 2011

The project was aimed to solve the impact of tourism on the environment in the national park Rica. Before the beginning itself, several consultation meetings with the experts took place. During the project, there was a volunteer camp, volunteers have collected samples from the lake water in the national park for further analysis. New tourist trails to the three lakes have been marked.

The campaign has informed the visitors of the park about the protection of nature in the mountains. In context of that, a cleaning action in way of “Clean up the world” took place. The project was ended with a round table consisting the representatives of youth and civil organizations and experts. Outcomes of the project were presented to them and there was a discussion of further perspectives of the protection of nature in the national park.