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PARK FLIGHT PARTNERS AND PROJECTS



The Park Flight program is a cooperative venture between the following agencies, organizations, and businesses.

National Park Service
www.nps.gov

   
New Jersey Coastal Heritage Trail Route which is a partnership between the National Park Service and the State of New Jersey. www.nps.gov/neje.

   

New Jersey Audubon Society, the oldest and largest not-for-profit conservation organization in the state of New Jersey serving over 25,000 members by bringing primary research and environmental education to bear on the mission of protecting New Jersey's natural heritage and promoting species biodiversity. 
   

The National Park Foundation which is the official nonprofit partner of the National Park Service www.nationalparks.org.

   

American Airlines demonstrates its commitment to balanced environmental stewardship through a wide range of environmental initiatives. 



PARK FLIGHT PROJECTS

IN THE U.S.



Partners in Protection: A Cooperative Approach to Conserving Migratory Birds
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks

Promote Conservation and Education of Neotropical Migratory Birds
North Cascades National Park

Assess Neotropical Birds and Provide Educational Field Trips to Five Parks 
Bandelier National Monument, Pecos National Historical Park, Aztec Ruins National Monument, Capulin Volcano National Monument, Fort Union National Monument

Preserving Oases Along the Flyway: Critical Stopover Habitat in New Jersey for Migrating Songbirds
New Jersey Coastal Heritage Trail Route/New Jersey Audubon Society

Managing Park Forests for Viable Songbird Populations
Cuyahoga Valley National Park

Conduct an Assessment of Golden-winged Warblers at Purchase Knob and Provide Public Education
Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Conservation of Neotropical Migratory Birds in Riparian Habitat
Golden Gate National Recreation Area, Point Reyes National Seashore

MESOAMERICAN PARK FLIGHT PROJECTS



     In cooperation with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation/U.S. Agency for International Development Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Program, Park Flight is working with Mesoamerica Partners in Flight on the following projects at important bird conservation sites in Mesoamerica.


PROJECT NAME: Birds, Cloud Forest, and Coffee Plantations: Environmental Interpretation in Mombacho Volcano Natural Area 
ORGANIZATION: Fundacion Cocibolca
COUNTRY: Nicaragua


PROJECT NAME: Capacity Building for Neotropical Bird Conservation in Guatemala, Cerro San Gil Protected Area
ORGANIZATION: Foundation for Ecodevelopment and Conservation - FUNDAECO
COUNTRY: Guatemala


PROJECT NAME: Environmental Education for Bird Conservation in El Imposible and Montecristo National Parks
ORGANIZATION: Fundacion SalvaNatura
COUNTRY: El Salvador


PROJECT NAME: Training of Honduran Biologists and Park Guards in Field Techniques for Bird Conservation 
ORGANIZATION: National University of Honduras & NFWF
COUNTRY: Honduras


PROJECT NAME: Bird Education and Outreach at Ajusco Medio
ORGANIZATION: Instituto de Ecologia, UNAM and Pronatura
COUNTRY: Mexico



PROJECT NAME: Conserving Panama's Birds
ORGANIZATION: Audubon Society of Panama
COUNTRY: Panama 
http://www.pananet.com/audubon/


CONSERVATION ORGANIZATIONS IN NEW JERSEY  
New Jersey Audubon Society
NJCF
The Nature Conservancy
Trust for Public Lands

Learn more about your local environmental organizations.
Contact the Association for New Jersey Environmental Commissions (ANJEC) at 
www.anjec.org

RAISE YOUR AWARENESS AND KNOWLEDGE

  • Listen for different bird songs in your yard and in your neighborhood.

  • Be observant-look for bird species that you do not recognize.

  • Read about birds in field guides or life history books.

  • Go on a bird walk. Learn to identify the difference between the needs of resident birds and migrant birds.