2017-2018 Projects

A partnership of state wildlife agencies conserving state priority migratory birds in Mexico, Central America, South America and the Caribbean

A partnership of state wildlife agencies conserving state priority migratory birds in Mexico, Central America, South America and the Caribbean

 

To see the 2017-2018 Southern Wings proposals see this link. All state funds are used at sites that have been identified as critical habitats for priority neotropical migrants, with each collaboration designed to have a direct linkage and positive impact on one or more state priority species. Funds are used for a variety of strategies depending on the needs of particular species and habitats, ranging from land purchases and habitat restoration projects to education, training and outreach programs. On-site work is carried out by our partner organizations, which are selected based on their experience and positive record of working in a specific region. Our partners include the American Bird Conservancy, Rocky Mountain Bird Observatory, Fundacion ProAves, Pronatura, Vermont Center for Ecostudies, National Audubon Societ, Osa Conservation, FUNDAECO and many other leaders in bird conservation througout the Hemisphere.

The 2017-2018 proposals meet the main criteria for Southern Wings Proposals. Those criteria include the following:

  • The species being conserved are directly connected to the migratory birds in the state and are a priority for those state fish and wildlife agencies
  • The proposal has a high chance of success because of a solid biological foundation and strong on the ground partners.
  • The proposal addresses, to the best of our knowledge, one of the most important locations and threats to or needs of the species in order to have the most impact on the conservation of that species.
  • The state fish and wildlife agency money is matched at least 1:1.
  • There is a mechanism to report progress and accomplishments.

Projects are found in the Yucatan Peninsula; Laguna Madre; and Saltillo and Chihuahuan Grasslands of Mexico; Northern Colombia; Ecuador; Reserva El Jaguar, Nicaragua; Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica; Bahamas; Dominican Republic; and the coastal Caribbean region of Guatemala.

 
 

 



AFWA Staff Contact

Deb Hahn
202/838-3458
dhahn@fishwildlife.org
 


 

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Project Successes the First 6 Years
Guatemala
Colombia
Bahamas
Valles Centrales, Mexico
El Tokio, Mexico
El Jaguar, Nicaragua
Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico
 

 

 
 
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