These are the activities of Cerrano Guides: … Continue reading
Today, 31 May 2013, in the botanical garden of Torre Cerrano the classes 2A and 2B of the middle school of Roseto created an exciting botanical orienteering game in the presence of the jury: Prof. Antonio Antonucci of the University of Padua and the Cerrano Guides Mario Cipollone and Alberto Miccadei. The young participants paid a lot of attention to … Continue reading
On 18 April 2013, as part of the environmental education programme of the Marine Protected Area Torre del Cerrano for the current year, the first botanical orienteering game was held in the botanical garden of Cerrano Tower by Professor Antonio Antonucci of the University of Padua and the Cerrano Guides Mario Cipollone and Alberto Miccadei. The game involved two classes … Continue reading
This particular kind of orienteering requires a good knowledge of the names of plants, in addition to the ability to read maps.
All participants are provided with a thematic map, which represents the garden on a network with sides of 10 m. The plants are numbered and represented by a projection of the foliage on the ground. At the start, each participant – or groups of participants – is provided with a map of the garden and a container (quiver) with a certain amount of labels corresponding to some plants in the park. The map shows the north and all the buildings in the area. Continue reading