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Endangered otter and invasive mink in Patagonia


Ref: 13016
Type: Main Project
Project Leader: Professor David Macdonald
Lead Institution: University of Oxford, WildCRU
Host Country Institutions: PROFAUNA
Start Date: 2004-05-01
End Date: 2007-03-31
Funding: £89,664.00
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Status: Completed
Regions: South America
Countries: Argentina
Purpose: To protect the vertebrate biodiversity of Argentina’s Andean-Patagonian region by reducing the impact of invasive American mink and by facilitating the range expansion of endangered native otters in National Parks.
Outputs: Training of future Argentine biologists and managers and wardens of National Parks of Patagonia. Education of stakeholders, policy makers via workshops/Think Tanks.Action plans and other research products for the conservation of vertebrate biodiversity in Patagonia.Academic output.Several methods of result dissemination.Organisation of a permanent monitoring scheme.

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Documents:
Title: 13-016 HY3
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 13-016 St2 App - edited
Download: Application Form [pdf]

Title: 13-016 FR Ann20 - Draft action plan for Patagonian otters
Download: Biodiversity Action Plan [pdf]

Title: 13-016 AR2 App 1 Workshop programme
Download: Meeting Report [pdf]

Title: 13-016 FR Ann21 Conference presentations
Download: Meeting Report [pdf]

Title: 13-016 HR1
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 13-016 AR2 App 7 web article
Download: Article [pdf]

Title: 13-016 FR calendar
Download: Article [pdf]

Title: 13-016 FR - edited
Download: Final Report [pdf]

Title: 13-016 AR1 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]

Title: 13-016 AR2 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]