Women for Conservation is excited to announce our development plans for a biological research and conservation station in the Colombian Amazon! The Research station will be located in the ProAves El Jaguar Natural Reserve, a site of extraordinary biodiversity in Colombia’s Orinoco River basin. This project will prevent poaching by allowing increased monitoring and research data collection, while also empowering Colombian women scientists through scholarships and research training programs.
Pink Amazon River Dolphin (Inia geoffrensis EN), the Amazonian Tapir (Tapirus terrestris VU), the Giant River Otter (Pteronura brasiliensis EN), the Giant Anteater (Myrmecophaga tridactyla VU), and the Jaguar (Panthera onca NT), among others.
PROJECT COST: $49,870 – Funding Raised: $11,950