Nguyen Duc To Luu

Conservation of Endangered Species of Conifers in Xuan Nha Nature Reserve

Obtaining clear information on distribution and status of 3 threatened conifers in Xuan Nha Nature Reserve and strengthen participation of local people in conservation of conifer trees through a community-based club.

Maria Jimena Gomez Fernandez

Population Status and Connectivity of the Endangered Taruca (Hippocamelus antisensis) in the Northwest of Argentina: Diagnosis for a Management Proposal

We will use of non-invasive samples and molecular markers, to assess the population status and connectivity between taruca’s groups in northwestern Argentina. According to the results, we will produce a technical report to be distributed among the member institutions, for the subsequent discussion of management measures to be taken.

Martha Mutiso

Promotion of an Advocacy and Environmental Management Strategy for Sawaiti (Barina) Wetland

The project aims to improve wetland resources management through a formulation of a management plan for the wetland. It also aims to increase understanding of the wetland and its resources by conducting a robust biodiversity assessment of the swamp to better understand the swamp composition.

Benjamin Hayes

Establishing Community Patrolling to Protect the Endangered Indochinese Silvered Langur, Phnom Kulen National Park, Cambodia

This project aims to establish the first nature trails in the park and through tourism support and develop sustainable community patrolling that facilitates the conservation of this endangered primate and its habitat.

Harish Chander Dutt

Community Involvement in Conservation of Medicinal Plants in Four Hilly Districts (Doda, Kishtwar, Poonch, Rajouri) of Jammu and Kashmir, India

Project effort is focused on the conservation and preservation of the important medicinal plants in wild by motivating the local community towards cultivation of the these medicinal plant species.

Tshewang Dorji

Seeking the Middle Path: Using Seedling Shelters to Permit Grazing in the Restoration and Conservation of Native Brown Oak Forests in Bhutan

To find a middle path where by grazing and regeneration of oak forests can be simultaneously incorporated without compromising the livelihood or conservation priorities.

Tainá Alves

Structure and Conservation Status of Alouatta belzebul (Linnaeus, 1766) and Sapajus flavius (Schreber, 1774) Populations in the Atlantic Forest, Brazil

We propose to understand and discuss the distribution, population parameters and conservation status of Alouatta belzebul and Sapajus flavius populations in Atlantic Forest remnants inserted in indigenous lands at Paraíba, being filled the gaps about the knowledge these species in the area.

Clare Duncan

Planning for Change: Managing Mangroves in the Face of Climate Change

This project will provide vital information on the ecosystem services provision of restored and natural mangrove forests on Panay Island, Philippines, as well as building local community-based restoration and monitoring capacity. The aim of the project is to improve knowledge on how restoration design influences mangrove ecosystem services provisioning, in order to improve the ability of the mangroves to protect communities from the future impacts of climate change.

Marina Albuquerque Regina de Mattos Vieira

Interactions Between Hunters and Wildlife in the Use of Salt Licks at the SDR Piagaçu-Purus, Amazonas State, Brazil

Our aim is to evaluate the management measures taken at mineral licks regarding its potential to attract game species, to transform landscape and to control hunting.

Zach Farris

Mad Dog Initiative: Controlling Feral Dogs to Conserve Madagascar's Wildlife at RNP, Madagascar

Our project aims to address the influx of feral dogs in Madagascar's rainforests and the negative impact they are having on native wildlife in these forests via capture, spay/neuter, vaccination, and relocation of feral and/or domestic dogs. We will also evaluate the effectiveness of a capture/relocate program on reducing dog-wildlife interactions using a combination of photographic surveys and population modeling to assess changes in dog-wildlife interactions and population parameters.