Shall we help to recover the Telheiro Beach cliff?

  A ROCHA is pleased to join the Telheiro Beach Defence Group, from January 16th, to work on the recovery of this is very unstable cliff, as a result of wrong human action. The work consists above all on natural engineering work using native plants and seeds to correct inclination and prevent run off erosion. All this will help nature to speed up the recovery process. If you want to join simply fill in the form at this link.

Shall we help to recover the Telheiro Beach cliff?2017-06-12T14:37:15+01:00

A ROCHA at ‘Our culture is going out to the streets!’

A ROCHA was present at the event ‘Our culture is going out to the streets!’ in Mexilhoeira Grande. We had a stand where many visitors heard about the natural heritage of Ria de Alvor and the work that A ROCHA has done until now. Adults and children were amazed by the diversity of butterflies and moths found in the area. It was a pleasure to be part of this event!

A ROCHA at ‘Our culture is going out to the streets!’2016-11-04T15:24:39+00:00

Another amazing visit and outdoor experience at A Rocha, Portugal

At the middle of July 2016, Quarter Mediation organized in Portugal a new Erasmus +. KA1 structured course with the aim to build the environmental awareness of the people involved in education and to empower the 19 participants from Bulgaria, Greece, Latvia and Romania with the relevant competencies and skills for making the teaching and learning process more attractive and motivating, organizing outdoor lessons, combining traditional teaching with experiential learning and organizing more student-centered activities. We used this opportunity to share with the participants, on

Another amazing visit and outdoor experience at A Rocha, Portugal2016-11-04T15:22:06+00:00

Waiting for you on our Open Day

Did you know that we have a day with a specific programme so you can visit our centre? Every Thursday mornings our team opens the doors of our field study centre in Cruzinha, to welcome you and let you know about the work we do in Portugal and about what is being done in A ROCHA around the world. To better understand what we do you will have a chance to see the demonstration of two scientific activities and a short presentation about our

Waiting for you on our Open Day2016-11-04T15:04:55+00:00

Turning Green Education Project

We were invited by the organization EKOSKOP to participate in the ERASMUS + an European program. The Project "Turning Green Education" was thought to those working in environmental education, for those who concentrate their studies in ecology but also for those that include environmental education in its broadest educational work. The main objective was to broaden the knowledge of methods used in Environmental Education in the different European countries invited to participate. The project consisted of a week of training during which, environmental educators

Turning Green Education Project2016-11-04T14:59:34+00:00

International Human Rights Day

A Rocha was invited by Secondary School Júlio Dantas to attend celebrations of the international day of human rights. We presented a small lecture on environmental volunteering, the European Voluntary Service and the experience of volunteering A Rocha. In the final part of the presentation three EVS volunteers spoke: Olga Mikhaleva (Russian), Hannah Roberts (English) and Lieske De Wilde (Dutch). They had the opportunity to share their experiences with students of the 9th, 10th and 11th years (aged 14-16). Hannah Roberts: "I found it

International Human Rights Day2016-11-04T14:31:17+00:00