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Jennifer Cipolletti, Policy Program Officer Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act Scarlet Tanager by Greg Lavaty; Indigo Bunting by John L. Absher, Shutterstock; Prothonotary Warbler by DMS Photo, Shutterstock
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  • Jennifer Cipolletti, Policy Program Officer

    Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act

    Scarlet Tanager by Greg Lavaty; Indigo Bunting by John L. Absher, Shutterstock; Prothonotary Warbler by DMS Photo, Shutterstock

  • What is the Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act (NMBCA)?

    • Since 2002: 510 projects in 36 countries

    • 4.2 million acres of habitat.

    $0

    $50,000,000

    $100,000,000

    $150,000,000

    $200,000,000

    $250,000,000

    Grant Funding: Matching Funds:

    $58,515,919

    $221,915,059

    Program Impacts since 2002

  • Neotropical Migrants

    From Enchanted Costa Rica

  • North American Migration Flyways

    Major North American Migration Flyways; Photo Credit: Melissa Mayntz

  • Golden-winged Warbler

    Long-billed Curlew

    Photo by Dennis W. Donohue

    Photo by Lynda Goff

  • Why do we need NMBCA?

  • Conservation Business Plans

    1. Eight linked regions

    2. Full life cycle approach

    3. Defined Projects -Measurable Results

  • Partners: SOH Conservation in the Sierra de Bahorucoand Fundacion Loma Quita Espuela in the Sierra Septentrional

    Successful Projects: Bicknell’s Thrush in the Dominican Republic

    - Construction of new guard house in Sierra de BahorucoNational Park

  • NMBCA working across the hemisphere

    2016: 32 Projects in 17 Countries

    Partner Match: $16,899,018Grant Funds: $4,075,342

    Partner Match

    81%

    Grant Funds19%

    2016 GRANTS

  • • Sen. Ben Cardin introduced a bill to reauthorize this essential program for migratory birds. S.520 - 114th

    Congress

    • Rep. Ron Kind and Co-sponsor Rep. Robert Wittman introduced a similar bill in the House. H.R.2957 –114th Congress

    Reauthorizing NMBCA

  • NMBCA FY 2018 Funding Requests

    American Bird Conservancy FY 2018 Requests

    • NMBCA = $6.5 million

    • Migratory Bird Joint Ventures = $19.9 million

    Photo Credits: Canada Warbler by Frode Jacobsen; Black-and-white Warbler by Ted Ardley; Prothonotary Warbler by DMS Foto, Shutterstock

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