Guided nature walk with environmental defender and IVN in The Hague

We are pleased to invite you to a special edition guided nature walk in
Westduinpark, one of the largest nature reserves in Den Haag on Saturday 23 November 2019. The walk is co-organised together with Justice & Peace and IVN The Hague, and will be led by current Shelter City guest and environmental defender from Uganda, William Leslie Amanzuru, and experienced IVN nature guide, André Smit.

Date: Saturday 23 November, 2019
Time: Tour 1 (11.00 – 13.00) OR Tour 2 (14.00 – 16.00)
Meeting place: In front of Zeewindelaan 65, 2554 HB Den Haag

**TOUR 1 (11.00 – 13.00) IS NOW FULL

About the tour:

The nature walk will take you through Westduinpark, a protected nature reserve together with William Amanzuru, a current Shelter City Nijmegen guest, environmental activist from Uganda, and founder of Friends of Zoka who works for the protection, preservation and sustainable management of the Zoka Central Forest Reserve, the only natural tropical rain forest in the northern region of Uganda.

With the expertise and guidance of a guide from IVN, an organisation dedicated to education about nature and its conservation, you will have the chance to appreciate the wide variety of flora and fauna of the park, while engaging in a constructive dialogue between experts and practitioners in the field of nature conservation. Along the tour, you will learn about this unique nature reserve and its inhabitants, how it is being protected, and listen to the stories of William and his of work protecting the environment in Uganda.

Practical information:

The tour will take approximately 1 and a half hours to two hours. There are two tours starting at 11.00 and 14.00, which you can sign up for in the RSVP email via the link below. On the day itself, we kindly ask that you arrive at least 15 minutes before the tour starts and as the weather will be cold, we ask that you wear appropriate outdoor clothing and footwear.

The tours will be in English.

Transport: There is parking situated near the meeting point. For public
transport, you can take Bus 24 from Den Haag city centre to bus stop ‘Den Haag, de Savornin Lohmanlaan’. You may also cycle there (approximately 20 minutes from Den Haag city centre). You will be welcomed by us outside the meeting point, where we will be serving warm drinks before the tour start time. If you arrive by bus, we will meet you at the bus stop.

We kindly ask that you RSVP by Tuesday 12 November 2019, as spots are
limited. Please state which tour you would like to join. We look forward to
welcoming you!

Register by emailing info@sheltercity.org with your preferred tour time and number of guests. Please also include subject ‘RSVP: 23/11 Guided nature walk with environmental defenders’.