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“FORESTER FOR A DAY” NEW ECOTOURISM PROGRAM

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Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011

KKL-JNF (Jewish National Fund) announce the “Forester for  Day” program, a new ecological initiative, offering visitors a unique opportunity to help maintain Israel’s forests, prevent forest fires, and guarantee a greener tomorrow for Israel.

 The program runs for 2-3 hours and is open 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 suitable for groups of 15 – 150 and is available 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.

 KKL – JNF 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.

 For more information, call: 02-6707367 or visit : http://www.kkl.org.il/kkl/kklmain_blue_eng.aspx