Strategic Direction 4: Support the protection of endangered species in the hotspot
Responsible: Pedro F. Develey and Albert Gallon de Aguiar
Email: email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org
Telephone: +55 (11) 3815-2862
Corridor: Other Corridors (Serra do Espinhaço)
County: (MG) Botumirim
General objective: To promote the long-term conservation of the Cerrado on the rolinha-do-planalto (Columbina cyanopis) rediscovery area, with particular attention to the protection of this critically endangered species.
- Conduct scientific research on the rolinha-do-planalto, determining the species living area, feeding behavior, reproduction and habitat use.
- Disseminate information about birds and biodiversity to the local population, establishing a network of “actors” committed to the conservation of biodiversity in the region.
- Promote bird watching to the local public as an engagement strategy.
- Articulate with the government and local owners the creation of protected areas (public and private).
- Disseminate biodiversity and its conservation to local, regional and national media.
Support amount: U$122.133,38
Duration: 24 months (October 2017 to October 2019)
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