Americas

Centro ABC Tota

By Connor Walsh / 11th February 2021

About Name of organisation Fundación Mantecito Funding support Currently, internal: NGO and family funds. Project is self-sustainable, with hostel and other activities. Number of staff 4 Number of visitors per year Online version, launched on 13/Jul 2016: (Currently: average 30 web visitors/day = would be 11,000/year) Overall aims of the centre Contribute to a positive…

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Visitor Center of Abrolhos National Marine Park

By Chris Rostron / 3rd January 2021

About Funding support: Governmental and partnership Number of staff: 20, including civil servants and contractors Number of visitors per year: 9,000 visitors Promote the natural assets of the region of the Abrolhos National Marine Park as well as promoting initiatives, environmental education and research. The Visitor Center of the National Marine Park of Abrolhos, located…

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Green Wave “Onda Verde” Environmental Education Center

By Chris Rostron / 3rd January 2021

About Name of organisation: Entity Environmentalist Green Wave Funding support: Petrobras s/a / Yves Rocher Foundation Number of staff: 15 Number of visitors per year: 18.835 Strengthening public policies for environmental management; Train and qualify young actors in environmental education; Recover and restore forests. Area: 900 m2; (library, restaurant, multimedia classrooms, auditorium, laboratory bio-monitoring, administration room, project room). Activities:…

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Otamendí Nature Reserve

By Chris Rostron / 30th December 2020

About Name of organisation: Administración de Parques Nacionales – Argentina Number of staff: Three officers in the Education Division and 23 officers in the protected area Number of visitors per year:  16,000 visitors a year. Our key stakeholders/ actors are diverse and include the neighbours or Barrios, forestry livestock producers, NGOs, schools, municipal and provincial officials, including…

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Yroga – house of the river – Thematic Center of the Paraná River

By James Cutler / 18th March 2019

About Name of organisation Yroga – house of the river – Thematic Center of the Paraná River Funding support The Center is still not working. It will be self financing. Description of the centre The idea of the Thematic Center of the Parana River arose in 2003, and it developed and improved with the successive…

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STRAW (Students and Teachers Restoring A Watershed) Program

By James Cutler / 18th March 2019

About Name of organisation Point Blue Conservation Science Funding support Various donors, grants and contracts – we’re a non-profit Number of staff 29 for STRAW – 120 for Point Blue Number of visitors per year 4,000 K-12 students doing restoration; 500 parents; 130 teachers; 20 partner organizations Overall aims of the centre Provide students with…

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Ramsar Regional Centre Panamá

By James Cutler / 18th March 2019

About Name of organisation Ramsar Regional Centre Panamá Description of the centre The Ramsar Regional Centre is hosted by Panama and located at the ‘City of Knowledge’. It was created in accord with Ramsar Resolution V11.26 with the vision to “promote research on the management and wise use of wetlands throughout the Americas, through training…

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Pointe-a-Pierre Wildfowl Trust

By James Cutler / 18th March 2019

About Name of organisation Pointe-a-Pierre Wildfowl Trust Funding support Heritage Petroleum Company Ltd. GEF/UNDP/SGP; foreign embassies; the private sector, charitable trusts; Commonwealth Secretariat membership Number of staff 7 Number of visitors per year 22,000 approx. Overall aims of the centre Promoting sustainability and the wise use of wetlands; Offering the public an inspiring hands-on experience…

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Mazatlán, Sinaloa

By James Cutler / 18th March 2019

About Name of organisation   Funding support   Number of staff   Number of visitors per year   Overall aims of the centre   Description of the centre   Top Work Areas Main CEPA work area – Top three successes – Top three challenges   Top Expertise   Top Contact Av. Puerto de Mazatlán s/n…

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Kansas Wetlands Education Center

By James Cutler / 18th March 2019

About Name of organisation Kansas Wetlands Education Center Funding support State funds and Fort Hays State University – Werth College of Science, Technology and Mathematics Number of staff 6 Full Time, 5 part time grad students Number of visitors per year 24,000 Contacts (8,000 drop-in visitors, 13,000 in programs) Overall aims of the centre Educating…

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