Terrestrial invertebrate biodiversity in Galapagos: training and collection rehabilitation
Dr Michael Wilson
National Museums & Galleries of Wales
Host Country Institutions:
Galapagos National Park Service, Charles Darwin Research Station (CDRS)
To provide training in sampling and identification of the invertebrate groups to provide baseline data for a) a self-sustaining monitoring programme and b) identifying future conservation actions.
Establish WWW based newsletter.
Train Galapagos personnel, and Ecuadorian undergraduates.
Fit out museum for invertebrate collection.
Establish invertebrate reference collection protocol.
Produce training manuals and training products for surveying and collection management.
Prevent action plans for invertebrate activities to CDRS and PNG.
Attend conferences to present results.
Submit 2 papers to journals.
MSc student in insect systematics/conservation.
Hold final workshop.