Strategic Direction 4: Supporting the protection of endangered species in the Cerrado
Institution: Instituto Amada Terra – IAT
Responsible: Gislaine M.S. Disconzi
Telephone: +55 (62) 3446-1715
Priority Corridor: Veadeiros-Pouso Alto-Kalungas
County: (GO) Alto Paraíso, Cavalcante, Colinas do Sul, Monte Alegre de Goiás, São João d’Aliança and Teresina de Goiás
Protected Areas: Chapada dos Veadeiros National Park, Pouso Alto State APA and several RPPNs around the park
General objective: To propose actions to prevent extinction of the Brazilian Merganser in the Veadeiros-Pouso Alto-Kalungas Corridor, Chapada dos Veadeiros (Goiás), in order to evaluate and quantify the influence of the dispersal process on the choice of habitats critically used by the species. threatened.
- Know the habitat use strategies adopted by the species throughout its annual cycle.
- To analyze the changes caused by environmental impacts on land and water use, deforestation and human interference that may cause damage to the reproduction, feeding and survival of the species.
- Establish education and communication actions on the species in schools, tourism trade and local communities.
Support amount: U$213.391,24
Duration: 24 months (January 2018 to January 2020)
Images courtesy of the Projeto Pato-mergulhão & Instituto Amada Terra