03 Jul


This year, we submitted several applications for international funding. They include:

The Explorers Club, US Fish & Wildilife Service (USFWS) NMBAC 2017 (awarded), USFWS Antitrafficking 2016, Scholarly Studies Smithsonian Institution (SI), Smithsonian Women Committee, National Geographic, Colchester Zoo’s Action for the Wild Fund, Fondation Ensemble, Threatened Animal Species Fund, Friends of the National Zoo Round up for Conservation (awarded), Ellen Trout Zoo (awarded), Wildlife Bioacoustic, NMNH Small Grant, Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA) Conservation Fund, American Bird Conservancy, Dallas Zoo, Crocodile Encounter (Angleton-Texas), Systematics Research Fund, Society of Systematic Biologists, American Society of Primatologists, SI short stay funding (awarded), Breibart Zoo, Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, San Diego Zoo, The Rufford Foundation, and Gladys Porter Zoo (awarded).

  • Global Environmental Facility (GEF): Provita and IVIC together with SI and other partners have been invited to submit a $2 million proposal for to the GEF in coordination with the Development Bank of Latin America (CAF) for biodiversity research and conservation in northern Venezuela, with a focus on the RSI.
  • Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC):  Proposal pending for a 3-day workshop to develop a plan for creating a new global conservation partnership between aviculturalists and scientists under the RSI umbrella.
  • ↓Photography by: Jhonathan Miranda

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