Volunteering, Gorno Altai Botanical Garden Russian Federation
Gorno Altai Botanical Garden
Republic of Altai, Kamluck village, Russian Federation
Gorno-Altai Botanical Garden is located in the west Siberian region of Russia on the territory of the natural monument "Shishkular-Kata-Net meadow". It is a scenic area, where Altai mountains unique plant species grow. In this place the vividly rugged shores of rivers Sema and Katun form a unique landscape, decorated with whimsical coves.
The volunteers are welcomed to participate in the restoration and repatriation of valuable medicinal plants in the highlands of Seminsky Pass (2,000 m), to undertake phenological observations and to estimate the degree of plants survival after the reintroduction, to take care of flower-beds and medical plants seedbeds and will learn to make herbal tea compositions with such valuable medicinal and aroma plants as Hypericum perforatum L., Leonurus quinquelobatus Cilib. and Echinacea purpurea (L.) Moench, a tea Hedysarum (Hedysarum theinum), the maral root (Rhaponticum carthamoides) and others.
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