CONSERVATION INTERNATIONAL AWARDS FOR 2006
are delighted to announce the following awards for orchid
conservationprojects for 2006.
Workshop on Population Dynamics and Pollination Biology applied to
, by Raymond Tremblay
The workshop will be offered
at the Mariano Ospina Foundation Headquarters, or at the Botanical
Gardens in Bogotá either in December 2006, or January 2007.
orchid distribution and population dynamics on a disturbance
gradient in Andean cloud forests
, proposed by Ana Maria Benavides Duque
and Angela Patiño
, will be carried out in an
area of the
that is particularly orchid rich.
Johnson Bridgwater of
has been awarded funding
to assist with an Orchid
Conservation Program in the El Cielo Biosphere
. This project is part of a larger program that is
a botanical garden, arboretum and herbarium in the El Cielo Biosphere
Reserve in Mexico, as part of a conservation management plan for local
inhabitants being created and implemented by WildShare International.
Funding is being awarded for an element of a larger program that aims
to establish an orchid display garden as well an outreach program
targeting several communities within the Reserve and ecotourists who
visit the Reserve.
at the American University of Beirut has been awarded a
start-up grant for his project Towards a
Sustainable Orchids Monitoring
Program in the Shouf Reserve in the Lebanon
. The flora of
not been revised or updated since 1960s, and the status of orchids,
similar to most plant species, remains unchecked.
2006 Awards PDF
There is no information on OCI
awards for 2007 and 2008.