Protecting Diversity: Population Management Strategies for the RS

June 3, 2024

The environmental NGO Provita, in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution, is putting a fresh twist on the 2024 red siskin breeding season by implementing a new population management plan.

Our 2023 Annual Report is here!

January 15, 2024

We are excited to share our latest achievements with you.

The Red Siskins are back in our aviaries!

August 21, 2023

One of the keys to effective conservation "adaptive management".

Our Red Siskin Conservation Center has a new native plant nursery!

June 7, 2023

This year, in an effort to expand the reach of the Red Siskin Conservation Center, we have built a native plant nursery in collaboration with Tracy Aviary. 

Preparations for the 2023 breeding season are underway

May 25, 2023

Last year, hatching our very first Red Siskin chicks at the RS Conservation Center was a milestone for us and for the conservation of this endangered species in Venezuela.

“Flying Together” Initiative publishes anti-trafficking toolkits

May 11, 2023

Provita announces the launch of Module I: Designing Behavior Change Campaigns to Reduce the Demand for Wild Birds in the Illegal Pet Trade, a user-friendly and freely-available toolkit for Latin Americans interested in decreasing this important threat to wildlife.

Building a network against cage bird trafficking in South America

November 18, 2022

Female Red Siskin in a cage. Photo by: Jhonathan Miranda.