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VII World Conference on Ecological Restoration
V Congreso Iberoamericano y del Caribe de Restauración Ecológica
I Conferência Brasileira de Restauração Ecológica

Foz do Iguassu, Brazil | August 27 - September 1, 2017

Post-conference Field Trips

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The schedule is still subject to change!

** IMPORTANT: If the field trips do not meet the minimum number of participants established in each option, the Organizing Committee reserves the right to cancel the activity and will arrange a refund of the full amount of the registration made.

*** If your field trip is appearing as cancelled below, the executive secretariat will contact you. If you have any doubt, please contact us by info@ser2017.org.


FIELD TRIP PO 25
Ecotrail in the northern Iguaçu National Park
(guided in English) CANCELLED

Ecology of old-growth seasonal tropical forest in a short and easy access trail in Céu Azul-PR. This forest presents high biodiversity and a 30 m canopy, where an incredible population of palm trees, ferns and rare species fill the understory. Perfect for who wants to understand the Brazilian subtropical forest in a glimpse.

Date: September 2nd
Departure time: 6:30 a.m / Return time: 4:00 pm
Facilities: Includes snacks, meals, transfers, park tickets and a researcher as your guide.
Minimum: 10 participants
Maximum: 15 participants
Registration fee: US$ 395.00


FIELD TRIP PO 26
Ecotrail in the northern Iguaçu National Park
(guided in Portuguese) CANCELLED

Ecology of old-growth seasonal tropical forest in a short and easy access trail in Céu Azul-PR. This forest presents high biodiversity and a 30 m canopy, where an incredible population of palm trees, ferns and rare species fill the understory. Perfect for who wants to understand the Brazilian subtropical forest in a glimpse.

Date: September 2nd
Departure time: 6:30 a.m / Return time: 4:00 pm
Facilities: Includes snacks, meals, transfers, park tickets and a researcher as your guide.
Minimum: 10 participants
Maximum: 15 participants
Registration fee: US$ 395.00
** IMPORTANT: This field trip is to be confirmed since is waiting authorization of Instituto Chico Mendes de Conservação da Biodiversidade (ICMBio).


FIELD TRIP PO 27
Hiking in the northern Iguaçu National Park
(guided in English) CANCELLED

An option for those who wants a short-term scape from the crowded Foz do Iguaçu trails and goes into the most preserved forests of the Iguaçu National Park. In an old-growth seasonal tropical forest in Céu Azul-PR,   we will hike along the Blue River in a medium level of difficulty trail.  We will feel the climax forest ecosystem, and enjoy  waterfalls, rare species of the Atlantic forest and centenary trees.

Date: September 2nd
Departure time: 6:30 a.m / Return time: 5:00 pm
Facilities: Includes snacks, meals, transfers, park tickets and a researcher as your guide.
Minimum: 10 participants
Maximum: 15 participants
Registration fee: US$ 420.00


FIELD TRIP PO 28
Hiking in the northern Iguaçu National Park
(guided in Portuguese) CANCELLED

An option for those who wants a short-term scape from the crowded Foz do Iguaçu trails and goes into the most preserved forests of the Iguaçu National Park. In an old-growth seasonal tropical forest in Céu Azul-PR, we will hike along the Blue River in a medium level of difficulty trail.  We will feel the climax forest ecosystem, and enjoy waterfalls, rare species of the Atlantic forest and centenary trees.

Date: September 2nd
Departure time: 6:30 a.m / Return time: 5:00 pm
Facilities: Includes snacks, meals, transfers, park tickets and a researcher as your guide.
Minimum: 10 participants
Maximum: 15 participants
Registration fee: US$ 420.00
** IMPORTANT: This field trip is to be confirmed since is waiting authorization of Instituto Chico Mendes de Conservação da Biodiversidade (ICMBio).


FIELD TRIP PO 29
Ecological restoration in demonstrative area at the Federal Technological University of Paraná: comparing passive restoration, nucleation and high diversity plantations.
(guided in English)

The trip begins with a beautiful boat trip along the Iguaçu River, in the margins of the Iguaçu National Park, between Brazil and Argentina, with possible sightings of alligators and birds, headed to Capanema-PR port. After, we follow to the Federal Technological University of Paraná, Dois Vizinhos-PR, where we will be visiting a demonstrative area of ecological restoration that compares passive, nucleation and high diversity plantations techniques, in a well controlled 7 y-old scientific experiment (see Bechara et al. 2016, Biodiv Conserv; and Vogel et al. 2015, Trop Conserv Sci.), guided by Prof. Bechara.
After an overnight stay in front of the beautiful Lago Dourado Municipal Park /(jogging area and swimming pool), the trip continues towards Capanema-PR port. From here we go back to Foz do Iguaçu-PR by boat along the Iguaçu River.

Date: September 2 to 3 (2 days)
Departure time: 7:00 a.m / Return time: 2:00 pm
Facilities: Includes snacks, meals, transfers, park tickets, accommodation and a researcher as your guide.
Minimum: 10 participants
Maximum: 15 participants
Registration fee: US$ 820.00


FIELD TRIP PO 30
Eastern Iguaçu National Park
(guided in English) CANCELLED

We begin with a boat trip along the Iguaçu River, in the margins of the National Park up to the entrance of the Capasso trail. After hiking, we continue by boat for a tropical lunch in the Sun Island (Ilha do Sol), between Brazil and Argentina.
The trip continues by boat towards the Silva Jardim River, followed by hiking in an old-growth forest, and enjoying a beautiful waterfall. We return by a floating boat.

Date: September 2nd 
Departure time: 7:00 a.m / Return time: 7:00 pm
Facilities: Includes snacks, meals, transfers, park tickets, accommodation and a researcher as your guide.
Minimum: 10 participants
Maximum: 20 participants
Registration fee: US$ 445.00


FIELD TRIP PO 31
Eastern Iguaçu National Park
(guided in Portuguese) CANCELLED

We begin with a boat trip along the Iguaçu River, in the margins of the National Park up to the entrance of the Capasso trail. After hiking, we continue by boat for a tropical lunch in the Sun Island (Ilha do Sol), between Brazil and Argentina.

The trip continues by boat towards the Silva Jardim River, followed by hiking in an old-growth forest, and enjoying a beautiful waterfall. We return by a floating boat.

Date: September 2nd 
Departure time: 7:00 a.m / Return time: 7:00 pm
Facilities: Includes snacks, meals, transfers, park tickets, accommodation and a researcher as your guide.

Minimum: 10 participants
Maximum: 20 participants
Registration fee: US$ 445.00


FIELD TRIP PO 32
Wildlife in the Sun Island, eastern Iguaçu National Park
(guided in English and Portuguese) CANCELLED

Navigating in low speed and silence for contemplation of sightings and vocalizations: the destination is the Sun Island (Ilha do Sol), located at the Iguaçu River between Brazil and Argentina.

It will be potentially possible to observe birds, monkeys, rodents and alligators. The trip includes an overnight stay in simple accommodations or camping in the Island. A good choice for those who wants to passively interact with the wild fauna nearby the National Park.

Date: September 2 to 3 (2 days)
Departure time: 2:30 p.m / Return time: 2:00 pm
Facilities: Includes snacks, meals, transfers, park tickets, accommodation and a researcher as your guide.
Minimum: 7 participants
Maximum: 10 participants
Registration fee: US$ 600.00


FIELD TRIP PO 33
XINGU CANCELLED

The Xingu Seed Network (RSX) was created 10 years ago from a facilitation process to put into practice the conservation and valuation of socio-environmental diversity, aiming at responding to a demand for native seeds, a basic raw material for the recovery of forests in the Region of the headwaters of the Xingu River, located in the State of Mato Grosso, in a transition region between the Amazon and Cerrado Biomes.

It is a network of exchanges and purchases of seeds of local native species that generates income for small landholders and indigenous communities, also serving as a channel of communication and exchange of knowledge that increase the values ​​of forest, cerrado and its diverse cultural uses among seed collectors, nurseries, NGOs, rural owners and researchers.

The itinerary will include a visit to the municipal nursery and seed collection house in Canarana - MS, to the Xavante Ripá village to know the work of collecting and processing seeds, as well as visiting some restoration plantations of the Ikatu Xingu Campaign with the use of the “muvuca” technique. Seeds and the research project of restoration of Legal Reserve for economic exploitation purposes is coordinated by EMBRAPA Agrossilvopastoril.

Date: September 2 to 6 (5 days)
Departure / Return time: to be informed
Facilities: Includes meals, transfers, accommodation in Canarana and a researcher as your tour guide. AIR TICKET NOT INCLUDED!
ATTENTION: Participants must purchase your air tickets to CUIABÁ city. The transportation included in the registration fee is from Cuiabá Airport to the city of Canarana, local itineraries and back to Cuiabá Airport.
Minimum: 31 participants Maximum: 40 participants Registration fee: US$ 600.00

** IMPORTANT – when confirming the registration at this field trip, the participant will receive an messagem with the full instruction about the schedule of the air tickets and itineraries.

*** If the field trips do not meet the minimum number of participants established in each option, the Organizing Committee reserves the right to cancel the activity and will arrange a refund of the full amount of the registration made.

7th World Conference on Ecological Restoration
V Congreso Ibero-Americano y del Caribe de Restauración Ecológica
I Conferência Brasileira de Restauração Ecológica