More scouts + paramos (moorland), actions for caring for water buiding drop by drop.
14. Ene 2013
More scouts over moorland (páramo)
This project responds to environmental purposes contained in the World Scout Program Environment (PSMM) and allows scouts through execution become environmental leaders who support the sustainability of the global life community and to protect the ecosystem. The key environmental wasteland serves millions of people who depend on it, but are not aware of its fragility and importance. With the development of global citizens project will strengthen their skills, knowledge and most importantly their attitudes toward environmental culture.
It is an inter-institutional program youth experiential training intended moors participants create a new global environmental culture, following the stages of a cyclical learning process, experiential and permanent covers four stages: I know the ecosystem, understand their importance, benefits life, its fragility and the threats it faces, created activities and means to disseminate lessons learned to my community and applied to my life assimilated.
The preferred target for this program are global citizens scout, students education of public and private schools, youth groups youth of the world who want to be part of the program and especially the inhabitants of the areas around the moor.
The educational process is structured in environmental courses containing games, talks, walks and guided tours of the wastelands, facilitating awareness and awareness of man's actions that jeopardize the existence of heathland ecosystem. This experience promotes collective learning and gives them the opportunity to propose actions to conserve and preserve these ecosystems.
From there begins the creation phase of ideologies juvenile structuration environmental work and action plans that have high impact that can be translated into proposals as production of plant, material native heath, forest restoration, signage Displacement and preservation areas, become trained guides to support ecological reserves, cleaning streams, supporting the lifting of topographic or taxonomic flora and fauna, gathering information on areas that have received impact of forest fires etc. Similarly have the opportunity to become disseminators of the heath services through participation in programs that promote savings in water consumption in homes and schools, photo contests, visual materials development outreach, proposal development productive for communities living in the wilderness and wilderness reserves volunteering.
Project let more youth people see and enjoy scouts active experience and may be they will build their own groups in schools and in this way give a chance for them to discover new life option and empower them to care a natural capital.