State fish and wildlife agencies spend considerable time, money and effort ensuring good bird habitat exists within their state. Southern Wings is a partnership of state agencies that support the common vision of providing a funding mechanism for bird conservation projects in Mexico, Central America, South America and the Caribbean to support priority birds throughout their annual cycle and protect the state wildlife agencies investments.
Since 2009, state agencies and their in-state partners have contributed almost $1,500,000 USD and $550,000 in-kind. This money leveraged greater than a 1:1 match.
Southern Wings provides a funding mechanism that:
Project successes - the first 6 years