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November 22, 2011November 22, 2011  0 comments  Nature

You can now Bless Israel by helping it stay green  during your next visitl.

 

Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael-Jewish National Fund is offering groups of 15 or more the opportunity to participate in a new "Forester for Day" program. The new ecological initiative engages visitors in a full day's activities focusing on Israel's forests, guaranteeing a greener tomorrow for Israel.

 

The program also educates people about protecting the forests including keeping the area safe from fires. In 2010, the Carmel Mountains suffered a devastating forest fire that cost tens of thousands of dunams of forests as well as communities.

 

The new program runs for 2-3 hours and is available Sunday-Thursday 8 am - 3pm and Friday 8 - noon. Program participants will have the opportunity to work side-by-side in groups with KKL-JNF foresters to clear underbrush, prune trees, prepare fire breaks and forest paths in the Carmel Region forests.

 

The forester for a day program is available for groups of 15 - 150 and is offered with advance planning in English, French, German and Spanish. The cost is $18 per person. Upon completion, each participant receives a KKL-JNF hat, pin and certificate of appreciation.

 

Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael - Jewish National Fund is leading the quest for a more environmental Israel: open spaces, forests, recreation areas and appreciation for Israel's natural and cultural heritage. KKL- JNF's work in Israel is concentrated in six action areas that include water, forestry and environment, education, community development and security, tourism and recreation, research and development.

 

To learn more please visit the website of the KKL - JNF

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