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SEEDS 086 Nature conservation in the East fjords
SEEDS 086 Nature conservation in the East fjords
31.07.2017
This camp consisted in two main tasks: removing lupines and rebuilding a path. Lupines are invasive in this part of Iceland. We removed as much as possible in riverbanks to keep the seeds from spreading in water streams. The path we worked on is very popular in this area. We worked with a path building...
SEEDS 068 Growing Gardens in Reykjavik
SEEDS 068 Growing Gardens in Reykjavik
14.07.2017
During this camp, we were working in a garden that grows plants and trees for the city of Reykjavik. Participants from Germany, Taiwan, Italy and France cooked an amazing international dinner with food from all our countries. We had time to do something after work every day, such as visiting Reykjavik...
SEEDS 051 Revegetation in the South of Iceland
SEEDS 051 Revegetation in the South of Iceland
23.06.2017
During this camp, our main tasks were to plant and measure trees, and… spread horse manure! This work was sometimes physical but with this nice group, it was a lot of fun! With this group of 7 volunteers from Poland, China and France, we worked with Bjorn, leader of the association Gróður...
SEEDS 046. Work & fun in the East fjords
SEEDS 046. Work & fun in the East fjords
17.06.2017
Our journey took us through the north and on the middle of road 1 we turn on off road 926 and stayed at the charming family farm in Húsey. We did some hard work that was rewarded with horseback riding and a trip to Borgarfjordur where we visited the puffin colony. The great team that...
SEEDS 045 Strandir in the Westfjords of Iceland
SEEDS 045 Strandir in the Westfjords of Iceland
15.06.2017
The 2 weeks we spent in Hólmavík, Westfjords were very enjoyable for all. We worked with the municipality to repair hiking trails and staircases around the small town of Hólmavík. We worked hard through the days and then spent many evenings in the local pool relaxing...
SEEDS 038. Growing Gardens in Reykjavík
SEEDS 038. Growing Gardens in Reykjavík
03.06.2017
This camp was a unique experience , participants were able to sleep in the middle of the gardens in Reykjavik. For our surprise we could use the conference room as a movie room and had a lot of fun movie nights. Locals made us feel very welcomed and helped us with appreciating even the smallest...
SEEDS 042. Between glaciers and lava
SEEDS 042. Between glaciers and lava
01.06.2017
The workcamp was located in Husafell in the highlands of the West Iceland. We lived in a renovated farm with an amazing view of the lava fields. We were a group of six people from Mexico, Italy, Germany, Slovakia and Slovenia. Our work included moving paintings and other artwork from one building...
SEEDS 034. Outdoor work on South Shore
SEEDS 034. Outdoor work on South Shore
29.05.2017
The camp was located in picturesque farm called Hvammur, located just a few kilometres from the well-known Selfoss. 7 participants, coming from USA, France, Mexico, Germany, Canada and Ireland, helped cleaning surroundings and planting 5000 trees on the steep slope just behind the house. Existing...
SEEDS 029. Outdoors work in the far East
SEEDS 029. Outdoors work in the far East
18.05.2017
This camp was located in the Far East of Iceland, in a farm named Bragdavellir, close to the little town of Djupivogur. This farm hosts sheeps, horses, rabbits, ducks and chickens. The main part of our work was about cleaning the area: taking down old fences and thrash in the surroundings of the...
SEEDS 027. Family Farm under the Glacier
SEEDS 027. Family Farm under the Glacier
17.05.2017
In the beginning of may a small group of volunteers from Italy, Korea, France, Netherlands and Slovenia went to a camp near Vik in the South of Iceland. We stayed in a small family farm for two weeks where we helped out a charming couple. Our work was mostly preparing and cleaning the field...
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