project review

Wading Through Rice Paddys

Review submitted by Peter Lovick
Review date 25 Jun 2010

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My time at Sayari camp was extremely enjoyable.  The work wasn’t hard and was mostly enjoyable although wading through thigh deep water in a rice paddy can't really be described as fun!  It's good to feel that you are making a difference.  This was a really good experience in practicing different methods in monitoring many different species. My time on camp wasn’t all work - as most of it was done in the morning, it left most afternoons free to enjoy ourselves -  we could read or cycle to the nearest bar (only about an hour away!).  Whilst the cycle there seemed quite straightforward, it became quite a struggle cycling back after a few beers and a few chipsi mayais!  We even played football against the local village.  Overall I think that this is an extremely fun project to take part in and gives valuable experience in conservation.

 

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