Naturalistic excursion in the vicinity of Berehovo

On Sunday (October 9, 2022), volunteers of the Volunteer Center “Everyone can help” conducted an educational tour nearby Berehovo. The excursion was implemented in accordance with the announced program with the participation of IDPs.

First, there was an acquaintance with birds, during which they observed the migration of true finches, got acquainted with Eurasian jays (Garrulus glandarius) and great tits (Parus major), discovered the remains of a predator’s meal – many feathers of common blackbird (Turdus merula). The second part of the excursion was “Robinson’s kitchen”. During this part, they got acquainted with the cuisine features of reedmace (Typha), golden buttons (Tanacetum vulgare L.), chicory (Cichorium), and dandelion (Taraxacum officinale); tasted chestnuts roasted on the fire.

The third part of the “Green Pharmacy” excursion, during which they collected the fruits of rose hips, hawthorns, blackthorns, and flowers of the common agrimony. Meeting Maksym Adamenko with the tourists was a pleasant surprise. Having gained new knowledge, recharged with the energy of the environment, and got new impressions, they returned to the volunteer center to feed our wards (a hawk, a falcon, a stork, an owl, and a rook).

The event was held by expert ornithologist, Leonid Pokrytyuk, as part of the cooperation of the Institute of Ecological and Religious Studies-  IERS (headed by Alexander Bokotey) and the German Nature Conservation Union (NABU Bundesverband NABU International ), project coordinator Ivan TymofeievNataliya Kulya (IERS).

 Informational Service of IERS

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