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Tools and Training for Fern Conservation and Monitoring


Ref: 15015
Type: Main Project
Project Leader: Dr Sandra Knapp
Lead Institution: NHM - Natural History Museum
Host Country Institutions: Jardin Botanico La Laguna, MARN - Ministerio de Medio Ambiente y Recursos Naturales, SalvaNATURA
Start Date: 2006-06-01
End Date: 2009-08-31
Funding: £108,940.00
Website: http://wwww.jaredinbotanico.org.sv/proyectohelechos.htm
Status: Completed
Regions: Central America
Countries: El Salvador
Purpose: Provide the training, tools and baseline data necessary for the establishment of a biodiversity monitoring programme for ferns in El Salvador.
Outputs: Monitoring manual and framework; framework developed for other taxa. 2 x training courses for 12-20 non-specialists in fern monitoring and identification. Biological collections made and used to strengthen taxonomic capacity. Database of ferns of El Salvador. Updated inventory with indicator species & preliminary conservation assessments. Field guide to the ferns of El Salvador. Conservation work supported by sales of field guide. Network of national specialist, relevant NGOs and GOs. Public awareness of plant (fern) diversity of El Salvador raised.

Related Projects: Empowering local people to manage the biodiversity of El Salvador, Information incentives for CBD implementation in private reserves in Argentina and Paraguay, Mbaracayu Forest Nature Reserve Inventory

Documents:
Title: 15-015 HY1
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 15-015 HY2
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 15-015 St2 edited
Download: Application Form [pdf]

Title: 15-015 AR1 edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]

Title: 15-015 HYR3
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 15-015 AR2 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]

Title: 15-015 FR Ann1 monitoring format final
Download: Log Frame [pdf]

Title: 15-015 FR - Edited
Download: Final Report [pdf]