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

October 23, 2020October 24, 2020

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....

Empowering Women in Nature
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Empowering Women in Nature

April 9, 2020April 15, 2020

Colombia is one of the most biologically diverse countries on the planet, attracting high levels of nature-based tourism. Women for Conservation is building a sustainable future for rural communities in these eco-hotspots by training residents as bird guides with lessons in bird identification and English language skills.

The Chocó: A Treasure Trove of Unique Biodiversity that Must be Saved
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The Chocó: A Treasure Trove of Unique Biodiversity that Must be Saved

October 31, 2019January 16, 2020

The Chocó and its vast rain forests in western Colombia are considered one of the most important biological hot spots on Earth. Housing an extraordinary concentration of endemic birds, plants, and amphibians (species found nowhere else in the world), this treasure trove of life is tragically threatened - creating an urgent need for us to work with local communities to save this precious jewel. 

Women for Conservation Participates in WCN’s Wildlife Conservation Expo
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Women for Conservation Participates in WCN’s Wildlife Conservation Expo

October 12, 2019January 17, 2020

Representing Women for Conservation, Founder and Executive Director Sara Lara hosted a booth and met with visitors at the Fall Wildlife Conservation Expo that is held annually by Wildlife Conservation Network (WCN) in San Francisco. Each year, WCN gathers conservationists from around the world to exhibit and speak about their work that protects endangered wildlife globally. The expo offers a unique opportunity for supporters to unite, connect, network, and share stories about their experiences.