activity has gained more and more momentum in the past few decades -
volunteers strengthen the civil society and thanks to them, many NGOs
are able to carry out their goals which they would otherwise lack the
resources for. Volunteers are also the inseparable and irreplaceable
accomplices of ELF, having been involved in hundreds of projects
throughout the years. Thank you!
do the ELF volunteers help protect the Estonian nature?
1999, ELF has organized yearly nature conservation holidays where
volunteers, participants and group managers work together in order to
improve the living conditions of a certain species (i.e. tatterjack
toad, black stork) or maintain semi-natural communities and so on.
2006, ELF has assembled and trained volunteers to be ready to help
with the elimination of oil pollution by cleaning up the shores and
2012, ELF has been organizing so-called “Toad on the road” actions in certain
sections of the highway, where volunteers are helping large numbers
of toads who travel to their mating places cross the highway safely.
2008, ELF has participated in the “Let´s Do It” movement and
became the head organizer of this annual national clean-up day in
2011. Each year, the first Sunday of May sees tens of thousands of
volunteers getting together all over Estonia and jointly contributing
towards a better living environment by cleaning up litter and illegal
team also receives voluntary advice from several experts in different