A traveling teal brings biologists from Colorado State University, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Nayarit, Mexico together and proves the importance of working across borders to conserve birds and their habitats.
The 2009 Veracruz Model: An Innovative Approach of Training, Stewardship, and Capacity Building for Wetland Conservation in Mexico
Project Description Since 1996, the Arizona Game and Fish Department has partnered with various wetland organizations and scientists from the United States, Canada, and Mexico, and the Ramsar Convention, to offer training opportunities for wetland managers in Mexico. On February 2-15, 2009, the 11th Wetlands Training Course will take place in the State of Baja
Project Description Arizona Western College is seeking funds to educate Yuma residents on the importance of wetlands restoration for bird conservation. Wetlands in the Yuma area are critical habitat for the endangered Yuma Clapper Rail, Southwestern Willow Flycatcher, and Western Yellow-billed Cuckoo. Riparian habitats in the Sonoran and Mojave deserts support over 33% of plants
Project Description A partnership from the U.S. and Mexico will work together to develop a detailed monitoring program for wetland birds in critical sites of northwest Mexico. The program will address issues to standardize sampling schemes, temporality of surveys, field protocols, data integration and reporting, as well as the use and distribution of the information
Best Practices in Wetland Education: Regional training for conservation biologists and managers in the SJV Region
Project Description In 2005 the Environmental Education Exchange, through a grant from the North American Wetland Conservation Act (NAWCA) performed a review and evaluation of environmental education materials and programs from five different wetland conservation projects supported by NAWCA in different parts of Mexico. The outcome of this study is a report that gathers the
Project Description The objectives of this program are to (1) promote a regional approach to wetland conservation based on an education strategy implemented through elementary school teachers from coastal communities; (2) engage educators from five coastal states in Mexico in a public involvement and education program aimed at increasing participants’ understanding of and appreciation for