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Raising Awareness of Conservation of the Natural Ecosystems of Manatees through Environmental Monitoring in Local Communities
Grantee Name: 
Asociación de Amigos y Vecinos de la Costa y la Naturaleza
HOTSPOT
Mesoamerica
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$19,803
DATES
Nov 2004
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Apr 2007
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Project Overview Overview
CEPF Strategic Direction Strategy
HOTSPOT
Mesoamerica
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$19,803
DATES
Nov 2004
-
Apr 2007

Launch a conservation project in the San San River and wetland to protect one of the largest populations of manatees (Trichechus manatus) in Panama. The grant will fund water quality analysis to identify pollutants and their sources, placement of signs in priority sites, and a public education campaign to increase awareness of manatee protection.

Strategic Direction: 3 Promote awareness and conservation of flagship species