Conservation Legacy - Training new conservationists in Belize

Nineteen Belizeans have been hired and trained by Birds Without Borders-Aves Sin Fronteras®, which is a research-conservation-education project stretching from Wisconsin to the Central American country of Belize. The project has been run jointly by the Zoological Society of Milwaukee and the Foundation for Wildlife Conservation, Inc. (FWC), but in 2009 the FWC is taking over management of the project.

See also the update in the fall 2008 Alive: Belize: Taking on Conservation – Conservation projects on Runaway Creek Nature Preserve in Belize have provided a chance for Zoological Society staff to train 22 Belizeans to become conservationists.

See also the winter 2006 Alive story: Our Belize Connection: How the Zoological Society of Milwaukee has focused on conservation projects in Belize since 1986.

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Animal(s) being conserved/studied: birds
Alive issue: Winter 2006

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