Black-fronted Piping-guan project update – September

On September 14th and 15th the Black-fronted Piping-guan Project Team was at REGUA, one of the sites where the species will be reintroduced, to conduct several activities.

Young Rangers
Young Rangers (©REGUA)

On the 14th, the Project was presented during a meeting of the Rural Development Municipal Council.   Twenty-six participants attended, among them council members and guests.    Later that day, the 11th activity of the Guide for Practices and Experiences with Nature (available in Portuguese for download: was held with 13 of REGUA’s Young Rangers.

The following day, the Project was presented in Bacia do Rio, Macacu Permanent Preservation Area with the presence of the Area Manager, REGUA’s vice-president Raquel Locke, and the 5th UPAm (Environmental Police Unit).

In total, 18 participants attended, all of whom are important partners in the species’ protection network.  Without the support of the local people and the REGUA team this project would not be possible.

Macacu Permanent Preservation Area Attendees (© REGUA)

The reintroduction of Black-fronted Piping-guan at REGUA  is now expected for the first semester of 2016.

Alecsandra Tassoni
Project Co-ordinator