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ENVI 


LYVG & NBGG

!! the first Saturday from May till November!!


The project is organized and implemented with the National Botanical Garden of Georgia (NBGG)



LOCATION: TBILISI

Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia, was founded in the 4th century by King Vakhtang Gorgasali on the site of its warm mineral–water springs. Tbilisi is an awe–inspiring city with ancient and fascinating history. It is a lively town with friendly people, that offers many cultural and leisure activities. The National  Botanical Garden of Georgia (NBGG) is situated in the southern part of the historical part of the city.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Botanical_Garden_of_Georgia


PROJECT MOTIVATION & WORK:

The National Botanical Garden of Georgia (NBGG) is one of the oldest botanical institutions and a member of the International Association of plant’s conservation in Botanical Gardens (BGCI). Via exchanging seeds and as delectates the TBG has scientific connections with many botanical gardens and with about 300 institutions in 150 countries. The history of the Garden began from the beginning of the 17th century (1636). The NBGG has officially started functioning since 1845 and to be the only scientific institution of this kind in Caucasus for almost 100 years. The NBGG has the following directions:

1) Plant introduction and adaptation; 2) Study of local flora; 3) In situ and ex situ conservation of rare and endangered plants; 4) Ornamental horticulture and floriculture; 5) Complex measures against plant diseases and pests; 6) Creation of seed bank; 7) Creation of herbarium; 8) Extension of the museum; 9) Improve library and informative service; 10) Participate in the landscape and shade gardening of the city; 11) Carry out educational–environmental programs; 12) Establish close contacts with the botanical gardens of the world and nature protecting organization; 13) Improve qualification of the workers of the garden; 14) Education and practical work with students; 15) Encourage volunteering, tourism and excursions.

WORK ACTIVITIES: 4–5 hours per day. The work consists of cleaning out waste and vegetal debris from the territory of Botanical Garden:

  1. - collect leaves and garbage from the territory of Botanical Garden;

  2. - help gardener look after flowers in the garden (pull weeds, top off roses and other plants);

  3. - work in the laboratory (if you major in botanic);

  4. - study of local flora and creation of herbarium;

  5. - participate in the landscape and shade gardening of the city.


ACCOMMODATION - I: DARCHEE HOTEL: http://darchee.ge

ADDRESS: Zandukeli street 9, Tbilisi, Gerogia


ACOMMODATION - II: with agreement in the family.


FOOD: will be provided three times a day (vegetables, fruits, meet, fish and national dishes). The volunteers will also take part in housekeeping and cooking. Please bring along some of your favorite recipes.


WHAT TO BRING: working clothes, photo/video camera and traditional food for International evening and of course a good mood.                                                                                                                                                                                          


LEISURE TIME:

The volunteers will have chance to participate in some of favorite outdoor pursuits.  We can arrange picnics in the beautiful nature. The volunteers will have the opportunity to visit a lot of historical monuments, ancient churches and monasteries in Tbilisi and in regions of Georgia.


LANGUAGE: English, Russian, Georgian.         


THE LIMITATION OF THE PROGRAM:  2 - 5 persons     


AGE: 18 - 28


PARTICIPATION FEE: 230, 00 EUR / Participation fee is to be paid upon arrival.





MEETING PLACE AND TIME:

Please inform us about your arrival details in order to make meeting place and time more comfortable for you.







C O N T A C T


Mr. GIORGI TARKHNISHVILI 

Contact of NBGG

(English/Russian/Georgian)

Mobile from EU: + 995 593 95 53 35

Mobile in Georgia:  (0) 593 95 53 35 

E-Mail: g.tarkhnishvili@nbgg.ge

                tbg_370@yahoo.com






ADDRESS in TBILISI

Botanikal  str. 1, Tbilisi, 0105  Georgia.