Pronatura Regional Summary Sierra Zongolica 2009-2012

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A summary of the work conducted by Pronatura Veracruz in the Sierra Zongolica, Mexico, during the first phase of the project "Habitat Recovery in the Sierra Zongolica"financed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

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  • PRONATURA VERACRUZ Regional Program for the Sierra Zongolica 2009-2012
  • STATISTICS Surface area: 94,000 hectares 662 square miles Vegetation: 3 ecoregions 12 vegetation types Population: 12 municipalities 134,205 inhabitants GENERAL INFORMATION
  • JUNE 2009: Project Begins with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Project Goals 500 Hectares protected. 300 hectares reforested/restored. 300,000 Trees produced and distributed. 5 municipalities involved in habitat restoration. 10 schools participating in reforestation efforts. 1 GUIDEBOOK PROMOTING NATIVE TREES FOR HABITAT. 8 GIS MAPS DETERMINING MIGRATORY BIRD HABITAT QUALITY.
  • Secretariat of Environment Operating 10 nurseries in the region. Only 2 species produced for monoculture plantations: -Pinus patula and Cupressus benthamii INITIAL PARTNERSHIPS
  • Tropical ForestCloud ForestPine-Oak ForestPlantations 600 ha 1000 ha 300 ha 300 ha 500 ha 500 ha 600 ha 110 ha 300 ha IDENTIFICATION OF PROBLEM Government reforestation programs were replacing naTIVE forests with plantations at an alarming rate= Nurserys area of influence (hectares/year)
  • 110 ha 10-YEAR IMPACT OF MONOCULTURE ON NATIVE FORESTS
  • OBJECTIVES 1. Diversify the forestry sector according to native biodiversity 2. Form a para-institutional network to extend the reach and impact of the diversified forestry program.
  • Selva mesfilo ACTIONS 1. Establish nursery production in an eco-tone between tropical and montane cloud forest.
  • 2009 2010-2011SUBSTRATE IN 2009 GOVERNMENT NURSERIES WERE GATHERING SUBSTRATE BY REMOVING PRECIOUS TOPSOIL FROM FARMLANDS. IN 2010 A PARTNERSHIP WAS ESTABLISHED WITH CAF MERINO S.A. de CV TO OBTAIN 80m3 OF COFFEE PULP FOR COMPOSTING. SUBSTRATE WAS PRODUCED WITH COMPOSTED COFFEE PULP, SUGAR CANE BAGASSE AND SAWDUST.
  • ADVANCES 2010 SEED COLLECTION ESTABLISHED SEED COLLECTION CALENDAR CONDUCTED GERMINATION STUDIES IDENTIFIED AND MAPPED REGIONAL SEED BANKS ADVANCES 2011 CERTIFIED SEED BANKS PUBLISHED MANUAL FOR NATIVE SPECIES
  • NURSERY ADVANCES 2009-2011 DIVERSIFICATION: 42 CLOUD FOREST/TROPICAL SPECIES PRODUCED SURPASSED GOAL WITH 357,000 TREES PRODUCED ADVANCES 2011-2012 DEVELOPED PRODUCTION OF TROPICAL FRUIT TREES EXPANDED PRODUCTION MODEL TO OTHER NURSERIES
  • 1. CAFE MERINO 2. LUMBERMILLS substrate 1. UNIVERSITY 2. PROPERTY OWNERS 1. SEDESMA 2. PRONATURA 1. INIFAP 2. CHAPINGO distribution supplies promotion 1. FUND FOR PEACE 2. WORLD VISION 3. SEC. OF ENVIRONMENT 4. UNITED NATIONS 1. RADIO XEZON 2. COFFEE COUNCIL PRONATURA education seed 1. ZONGOLICA UNIVERSITY 2. LOCAL HIGH SCHOOLS projects ACTIONS 2. Establish partnerships for production cycle technical
  • REGIONAL/INTERNATIONAL PARTNERSHIPS ADVANCES 2009-2011 ESTABLISHED PARTNERSHIPS WITH FUND FOR PEACE, WORLD VISION AND COFFEE COUNCIL OF ZONGOLICA FOR THE DISTRIBUTION OF TREES ADVANCES 2009-2012 PROCURED $200k USD IN ADDITIONAL FUNDING FROM AMERICAN FORESTS FOR DISTRIBUTION/REFORESTATION/OU TREACH ACTIVITIES
  • 2009 DISTRIBUCION
  • 2010 DISTRIBUCION
  • 2011 DISTRIBUTION
  • ACTIONS 3. Establish an institutional network to foment and strengthen the Eco-forestry program in the Sierra Zonglica MEDIA Water Conservation Utilization Reforestation Ecological Restoration LOCAL ORGS NGOs INTERNATIONAL SUPPORT GOVERNMENT H. AYUNTAMIENTO DE ZONGOLICA EDUCATION EXPERT NETWORK SOCIAL NETWORK FINANCIAL NETWORK BUSINESS PUBLICITY NETWORK EJIDOS TLANEPAQUILA INDEPENDENCIA ATLANCA OLLA CHICA
  • LOCAL PARTNERSHIPS ADVANCES 2009-2011 CREATED INTERNSHIP AND THESIS PROGRAM WITH ZONGOLICA UNIVERSITY CREATED AN INTERSCHOLASTIC ENVIRONMENTAL COMMITEE FOR REFORESTATION AND AWARENESS. ADVANCES 2011-2012 ESTABLISHED PARTNERSHIPS WITH PROPERTY OWNERS TO CERTIFY 500 HECTARES OF PRIVATE CLOUD FOREST RESERVE
  • BIRD MONITORING & HABITAT MAPS ADVANCES 2009-2011 MONITORING DATA COLLECTED FOR 10 PRIORITY MIGRATORY BIRD SPECIES. 8 HABITAT QUALITY MAPS COMPLETED REGISTRY OF 316 SPECIES AND HABITAT USE. ADVANCES 2011-2012 MONITORING DATA COLLECTED IN DEGRADED LANDSCAPES IN 5 PHASES OF REGENERATION. ORIENTED RESTORATION PROGRAM ACCORDING TO DATA.
  • ADDITIONAL PROJECTS WATER CONSERVATION 2010-2011: Volunteer reforestation (AMERICAN FORESTS) (EJIDOS ZONGOLICA) 2011-2012: Community Water Reserves (WWB-USFWS) ECOLGICAL RESTORATION UTILIZATIONREFORESTATION 2010-2011: 180 hectares (AMERICAN FORESTS) (USFWS-NMBCA) (ITSZ-ESCUELAS) 2011-2012: 150 hectares (AMERICAN FORESTS) (ITSZ-ESCUELAS) 2010: Demonstration module: 10 hectreas (AMERICAN FORESTS) 2011: 3 additional modules: 50 hectares (USFWS-NMBCA) (ITSZ) 2010-2012: Beekeepers Training (FUNDEMEX/SEDESMA) 2010-2011: Mushroom Cultivation Workshops (EJIDOS)
  • PROMOTIONAL MATERIALS
  • GRACIAS!