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Protecting Forest Ecosystems and Biodiversity: Women for Conservation Funds Two New Forest Guards

Protecting Forest Ecosystems and Biodiversity: Women for Conservation Funds Two New Forest Guards

Located within the lush rainforests of central Colombia, El Paujil Reserve and El Jaguar Reserve together protect over 13,300 acres and are refuges to many threatened and endangered species. However, since the arrival of COVID-19, increases in trespassing on reserve property have posed a worsening threat to the conservation of these species and their habitat. In response, Women for Conservation has sponsored two new forest guard positions through Fundación ProAves to help monitor and protect newly acquired reserve land. Thanks to this support from WFC, José Andrés López and Luis Eloy Silva have joined the conservation effort to protect these...