Aleteo #115: Conservation News from Colombia


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The Yellow-eared Parrot Population continues to Grow
During the monitoring conducted in 2013 in the town of Roncesvalles, Tolima, a Yellow-eared parrot population of 1,408 individuals was recorded, 190 individuals more than in 2012,  a growth of 16 % since last year. Read more…

New nestbox design brings hope of breeding success for the Santa Marta Parakeet
Thirty nestboxes, with a new design, were installed in the El Dorado Bird Reserve. In just three days, the first individuals were recorded exploring the nestboxes, giving optimism for  a significant advance in the recovery of the species.   Read more…  

Jardín conserves its water resources and endangered species.
 ProAves, the University of Antioquia, the Loro Parque Foundation and the Mayor of Jardín, in the department of Antioquia, seek to conserve the water that feeds the town of Jardín, through the implementation of the ARAS strategy, Reciprocal Agreements for Water.  Read more…

ProAves nominated for Excellence Award Revista Semana – Royal Salute
The Semana Magazine and Royal Salute postulated ProAves for the second version of Royal Salute Tribute 2013.
 The aim of this initiative is to promote the leadership of men, women and Colombian organizations that contribute to society and are recognized and respected by their passion and leadership.
 
 The 4 winners will be chosen on November 21 at the Club El Nogal in Bogota. To learn more about this award go to http://www.semana.com/royalsalute/
 
 With this nomination, Caracol News  carried a story on ProAves. To see it go to the following link http://www.noticiascaracol.com

 

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