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Want to get involved with Greepop’s 2013 Trees for Zambia reforestation and conservation education project? Here’s what you can expect.

Day  1
Orientation programme for new arrivals and free time for activities in Livingstone for everyone else.

Day 2
Visit a coal-burning kiln in the morning. Plant trees and have lunch at a local school in the afternoon.

Day 3
Enjoy a full day of tree planting and conservation education at a local school and share lunch with the kids. Talks in the evening from key players in Zambia’s reforestation drive.

Day 4
Attend farming workshops together with local subsistence farmers and learn about conservation farming methods. Plant five hundred trees on local farms and introduce micro nurseries. After dinner, video message from Wanjira Mathai, Director of the Green Belt Movement and a presentation on ALERT’s Lion Conservation Programme.

Day 5
Partake in another full day of tree planting at a local school and sign up to paint an educational wall mural. Sign up for an afternoon football match with the Sports Youth Development League. After dinner movie and documentary screening.

Day 6
All the volunteers join forces to plant 1000 trees at a local village followed by an evening celebration and live music by Zambian acts Touch Wood, Drum Circle, Chicken Bus Band and South African act Jeremy Loops & Co.

Day 7
Fun and rest day. Sign up for one (or more) of the many cool activities in Livingstone or lounge around Maramba River Lodge’s pool and bar area.



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