A partnership of state wildlife agencies conserving state priority migratory birds in Mexico, Central America, South America and the Caribbean
To see the 2016-2017 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 2016-2017 proposals meet the main criteria for Southern Wings Proposals. Those criteria include the following:
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.