The Nature Conservancy - Parks in Peril
home how we work where we work more resources about us
Caribbean   Mexico   Central America   South America  


How We Work

Site Consolidation

Systems and Alliances

Partners


how you can help

Español

Dominican Republic Partners

Fundación Moscoso Puello , Inc. (FMP)
Leading the conservation movement in the Madre de las Aguas region of the Dominican Republic, Fundación Moscoso Puello (FMP) is highly committed to the conservation and management of the Valle Nuevo Scientific Reserve and has also established programs in the Armando Bermúdez National Park. FMP is working with the Conservancy and other local organizations to classify and analyze freshwater systemsand assess the health of natural resources and the effects of increased rural development and agriculture. Complementing this research, FMP is working to create a National Conservation Training Center to build a strong network of biological researchers and protected area managers. The organization boasts an outstanding Board of Directors and has successfully maintained excellent relations with local and international scientific organizations such as the National Geographic Society, the National Science Foundation and the University of Tennessee.
Read more about Madre de las Aguas Conservation Area...

Executive Director: Andrés Ferrer
Address: Santo Domingo, República Dominicana
Telephone: (809) 566-8404
Fax: (809) 567-9622
Email:
ajfa.fundacion@codetel.net.do
Web page: Not available

Fondo Pro-Naturaleza (PRONATURA)
Pronatura has been an important partner of TNC since the beginning of the Parks in Peril Program. It has successfully managed multifaceted projects and generated interest and support for its programs. In collaboration with other local organizations and government agencies, Pronatura is working to establish water quality and reef health monitoring programs and promote recommendations for a zoning plan for tourism and fisheries in the park. These recommendations are complemented by community participation in park stewardship and locally based ecotourism activities. Read more about Del Este National Park... and Jaragua National Park...

Executive Director: Licenciada Arlette Pichardo
Address: Santo Domingo, República Dominicana
Telephone: (809) 685-6286
Fax: (809) 688-7522
Email:
pronatura@codetel.net.do
Web page:
http://www.alianzaong.org.do

Read more about Dominican Republic...