Green Echoes Association

Green Echoes Association is an environmental NGO from Cluj-Napoca, Transylvania. The organization is working for nature conservation, sustainable development of mountain rural communities, environmental education, for promoting nature based volunteering and for youth involvement in nature protection.

Description

The organisation is custodian (administrator / managing body) for two protected areas in Transylvania. Green Echoes is running a permanent, free of charge, nature education programme for kids in Cluj-Napoca and Bucharest since 2009. The association is well known at national level for running the popular volunteering programme "Potecatorii", for maintaining and building mountain tourism trails.
Green Echoes is member of Association for Ecotourism in Romania, Romanian Environmental Coalition and of Youth and Environment Europe and Central and Eastern European Web for Biodiversity.
Green Echoes Association has more than 70 members that are specialists in natural sciences, nature conservation, heritage interpretation, sustainable tourism or that are nature enthusiasts.

Type of partner/expertise sought

We are looking for partners that have expertise on elaborating protected areas management plans, developing monitoring system for biodiversity in natural areas and / or building and running volunteering programmes.

We are searching partners that have experience and expertise in nature interpretation and nature education, with focus on working with children and youth.

Also we would like to collaborate with organisations and / or individuals that have expertise in trail building and maintenance, developing interpretive trails and worked with volunteers.

Type of expertise/competence offered

Green Echoes Association is offering experience and expertise in nature interpretation and education, volunteering management, management of protected areas and working with local communities. Our members have good knowledge in management of protected areas, GIS, agrienvironment issues and sustainable tourism. We know very well the environmental NGO sector in Romania, we have a realistic image of nature protection in the country and we can mobilise hundreds of volunteers per year.

Organisation type

Non-governmental organization/ non-profit

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