Phase 4: BIAZA Buy an Acre

This spring WLT and BIAZA will be launching Phase 4 of our partnership: BIAZA ‘Buy an Acre’. 

In 2014 we are concentrating our fundraising efforts on protecting land in Sierra Gorda Biosphere Reserve in Central Mexico. We shall be working in partnership with WLT and Grupo Ecológico Sierra Gorda (GESG), WLT’s conservation partner in Mexico, to help fund an extension to Las Arenitas reserve in the remote north of the Reserve.

We have previously supported GESG through the BIAZA Keepers of the Wild programme, but in 2014 the focus is land purchase.  We aim to raise £10,000 by the end of the year, which will fund the purchase of 100 acres in urgent need of protection.

Sierra Gorda is an area of wonderful ecological diversity with an extraordinary range of vegetation including evergreen and deciduous tropical forest, shrubs and cacti, oak forests, pine forests and cloud forests.  Sierra Gorda provides a home to over three hundred bird species and over one hundred mammal species including jaguars, black bears and Neotropical otters.

This is a fantastic opportunity for BIAZA members to pull together and, by saving this precious habitat, to achieve a really significant conservation goal.  To view video footage of the Sierra Gorda Reserve, and to hear Roberto Pedraza (Technical Director, GESG) talking about the importance of BIAZA's contributions, click here.

To get involved contact the BIAZA office.



Action pack of resources for participating members:

'Buy an Acre' logos
'Buy an Acre' banner
'Buy an Acre' flyer (pdf)
'Buy an Acre'flyer (word)
'Buy an Acre' poster 
'
Buy an Acre' QR code 
(The QR links to the WLT project pages) 

 Individual Poster Components:

'Buy an Acre'  poster text only
'Buy an Acre' title
'Buy an Acre' title transparent 
 

Click here for a relevant sponsorship or pledge form.

Check out our Cactus-O-Meter for money we have already raised, and click here to view the latest update in WLT's Buy an Acre newsletter!

 

 

Photo credit: Roberto Pedraza

 

 

                                                                                                       

 




Text size A A A

T +44 (0) 20 7449 6599
E admin@biaza.org.uk

Wildwood Trust desperately need help to raise £50,000 to rescue two brown bears from horrendous living conditions in Bulgaria and bring them to a new home within the ancient woodland at Wildwood.

More

Sir David Attenborough launched the 2014 Big Butterfly count at WWT’s London Wetland Centre last week and your local WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre is inviting you to come along to help count a million butterflies across the country.

More

The Great Bustard (the heaviest flying animal alive today) was once very much part of the British wildlife but sadly this spectacular bird was hunted to extinction in this country by the 1840's.

More

Bookmark and Share