This foundation's mission is to promote and
contribute to conservation of the environment and natural resources,
as well as ethnic and cultural heritage in the context of sustainable
development in Honduras.
Some of their most important of their projects
- Conservation of Natural Resources in Jeannette Kawas National
Park, carried out in association with Fundación para
la Protección de Lancetilla, Punta Sal y Texiguat.
Their objective is to promote support from local residents
and visitors for protection of the area. This is a wetland
of international importance on the Ramsar list.
- Management and protection of Cuero y Salado Wildlife Refuge,
carried out in association with Fundación Cuero y Salado.
The general objective is to restore and protect natural resources
in the refuge. This is also a Ramsar site.
- Strengthening Management of Capiro Calentura National Park
and Laguna de Guaimoreto Wildlife Refuge, in association with
Fundación Calentura Guaimoreto. The principal objective
is to restore, conserve and protect natural resources in these
areas. Laguna de Guaimoreto is a wetland of international
importance for the nation and the local population due to
its great biological diversity.
- Conservation of biodiversity in Sandy Bay and West End Marine
Reserve and Turtle Harbour Wildlife Refuge, carried out with
the Bay Island Conservation Association. The primary objective
is to protect coral reef in these two protected areas.
- Promotion of conservation through Orgullo, carried out with
the Bay Island Conservation Association. The principal objective
is to generate local support for conserving the Bay Islands.
These projects develop activities to protect
natural resources available for local populations. They also aim
at community development, for which rural participative appraisals
are conducted; promotion of agroforestry practices with producers
and programs of environmental awareness and education.
For more information on the foundation's work
contact them at: [email protected]