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Lowland Tapir PHVA: Sorocaba, Brazil

 

LOWLAND TAPIR CONSERVATION WORKSHOP
Population and Habitat Viability Assessment (PHVA)
Sorocaba Zoo, Sorocaba, São Paulo, Brazil
April 15-19, 2007

Lowland Tapir

Illustration by Stephen Nash

Plenary sessions
Presentations to all participants

Small action team meetings
The Education & Political Committee discusses issues in their designated kiosk at Sorocaba Club de Campo

CBSG Brazil
CBSG Brazil: Leandro Jerusalinksky, Patricia Medici, Arnaud Desbiez, and Anders Goncalves da Silva during a visit to Sorocaba Zoo

2007 Lowland Tapir PHVA Report
April 15-19, 2007
Sorocaba, Brazil

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TSG finalized the very last meeting, the Lowland Tapir PHVA Workshop, which was held at the Sorocaba Zoo, São Paulo, Brazil, including 70 participants coming from most of the 11 lowland tapir range countries throughout South America (Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, and Venezuela).

PLANNING COMMITTEE
  • Patrícia Medici, Chair, IUCN/SSC Tapir Specialist Group (TSG), Brazil
  • Alberto Mendoza, Chair, AZA Tapir TAG, United States
  • Rodrigo Hidalgo Teixeira, Veterinarian, Sorocaba Zoo, Brazil
  • Adauto Nunes Veloso, Director, Sorocaba Zoo, Brazil
  • Alan Shoemaker, Red List Authority, IUCN/SSC Tapir Specialist Group (TSG), United States
  • Bengt Holst, Chair, EAZA Tapir Taxon Advisory Group (TAG), Denmark
  • Lilian Sanches, Administrative Manager, Sorocaba Convention Bureau, Brazil
CBSG FACILITATORS/MODELERS
  • Leandro Jerusalinsky, IUCN/SSC Conservation Breeding Specialist Group (CBSG) - Brasil Regional Network
  • Arnaud Desbiez, IUCN/SSC Conservation Breeding Specialist Group (CBSG) - Brasil Regional Network
  • Anders Gonçalves Silva, IUCN/SSC Conservation Breeding Specialist Group (CBSG) - Brasil Regional Network
  • Onnie Byers, Executive Director, IUCN/SSC Conservation Breeding Specialist Group (CBSG) - Headquarters USA
  • Robert Lacy, Chair, IUCN/SSC Conservation Breeding Specialist Group (CBSG) - Headquarters USA
  • Luis Carrillo, Facilitator, IUCN/SSC Conservation Breeding Specialist Group (CBSG) - Mexico Regional Network


Many thanks to our generous institutional and financial supporters who made this meeting possible:

INSTITUTIONAL SUPPORT
  • IUCN/SSC Tapir Specialist Group (TSG)
  • Sorocaba Zoo, Sorocaba, São Paulo, Brazil
  • Prefeitura do Município de Sorocaba (Municipality of Sorocaba), São Paulo, Brazil
  • Houston Zoo Inc., United States
  • Copenhagen Zoo, Denmark
  • IUCN/SSC Conservation Breeding Specialist Group (CBSG) - Headquarters USA
  • IUCN/SSC Conservation Breeding Specialist Group (CBSG) - Brasil Regional Network
  • IUCN/SSC Conservation Breeding Specialist Group (CBSG) - Mexico Regional Network
  • IPÊ - Instituto de Pesquisas Ecológicas, Brazil
  • Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA) Tapir Taxon Advisory Group (TAG)
  • European Association of Zoos and Aquaria (EAZA) Tapir Taxon Advisory Group (TAG)
  • Sorocaba Convention and Visitors Bureau, São Paulo, Brazil
  • Joy-Joy Studios, Sorocaba, São Paulo, Brazil

FINANCIAL SUPPORT

  • Alexandria Zoological Park, United States
  • Chicago Board of Trade Endangered Species Fund, Brookfield Zoo, Chicago Zoological Society, United States
  • Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo Conservation Fund, United States
  • Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico (CNPq), Brazil
  • Copenhagen Zoo, Denmark
  • Denver Zoological Gardens, United States
  • Dutch Foundation Zoos Help (DFZH), The Netherlands
  • Emmen Zoo, The Netherlands
  • Evansville’s Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden, United States
  • Herberstein Tier-und Naturpark, Austria
  • Houston Zoo Inc., United States
  • IUCN/SSC Tapir Specialist Group Conservation Fund (TSGCF)
  • Los Angeles Zoo, United States
  • Miami Metro Zoo, Zoological Society of Florida, United States
  • Nashville Zoo, United States
  • Nature Conservation Trust, Apelsoorn, The Netherlands
  • Prefeitura do Município de Sorocaba (Municipality of Sorocaba) - PROJETO FAMA, São Paulo, Brazil
  • Rum Creek Preserve (Former Peace River Center), United States
  • Safari de Peaugres, France
  • San Antonio Zoological Gardens & Aquarium, United States
  • San Diego Zoo, United States
  • San Francisco Zoo, United States
  • Sedgwick County Zoo, United States
  • Sorocaba Zoo, Brazil
  • Twycross Zoo, United Kingdom
  • U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, Division of International Conservation, United States
  • Virginia Zoological Park, United States
  • Wildlife World Zoo Inc., United States
  • World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA), Switzerland
  • Zoo de La Palmyre, France
  • Zoo Osnabrück, Germany
  • Zoologicka Garden & Chateau Zlin-Lesna, Czech Republic
PARTICIPANTS SPONSORSHIP
  • Administración de Parques Nacionales, Delegación Regional Noroeste, Argentina
  • American Airlines, Partnership Brookfield Zoo, United States
  • BIOTRÓPICOS - Instituto de Pesquisa em Vida Silvestre, Brazil
  • BRIT - Botanical Research Institute or Texas, United States
  • Brookfield Zoo, Chicago Zoological Society, United States
  • CAIPORA - Cooperativa para Conservação da Natureza, Brazil
  • Centro Tecnológico de Recursos Amazónicos - Organización de Pueblos Indígenas de Pastaza, Ecuador
  • Conservation International (CI), Suriname
  • Conservation International (CI), United States
  • Continental Airlines, Partnership, Houston Zoo Inc., United States
  • Entidad Binacional Yacyretá, Paraguay
  • Fundação Parque Zoológico de São Paulo, Brazil
  • Fundação RioZOO, Brazil
  • Fundación Ecológica Arcoiris, Ecuador
  • Fundación Nacional de Parques Zoológicos e Acuários (FUNPZA) - Ministerio del Ambiente, Venezuela
  • Fundación Temaikén, Argentina
  • IF - Instituto Florestal do Estado de São Paulo, Brazil
  • Instituto de Ensino, Pesquisa e Preservação Ambiental Marcos Daniel (UNILINHARES), Brazil
  • Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos “Alexander von Humboldt”, Colombia
  • Instituto de Pesquisas Cientificas e Tecnologicas do Estado do Amapá (IEPA), Brazil
  • IBAMA - Instituto Brasileiro do Meio Ambiente e dos Recursos Naturais Renováveis, Brazil
  • IPAM - Instituto de Pesquisa Ambiental da Amazonia, Brazil
  • IPÊ - Instituto de Pesquisas Ecológicas, Brazil
  • IUCN/SSC Conservation Breeding Specialist Group (CBSG) - Brasil, Headquarters, and Mexico
  • IUCN/SSC TSG Conservation Fund (TSGCF)
  • KASA - Kouprey Amigos dos Santuários de Animais, Brazil
  • Kwata Association, French Guiana
  • Michelin, Bahia, Brazil
  • ONCFS - Office National de la Chasse et de la Faune Sauvage, French Guiana
  • Parque Zoológico da Prefeitura Municipal de Bauru, Brazil
  • Parque Zoologico Recreacional Huachipa, Peru
  • Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (RZSS), Edinburgh Zoo, Scotland
  • Suriname Conservation Foundation - Capacity Building Support Project
  • Unidad Administrativa Especial del Sistema de Parques Nacionales Naturales de Colombia (UAESPNN), Colombia
  • Universidad de Antioquia, Colombia
  • Universidad Distrital Francisco Jose de Caldas, Colombia
  • Universidad Nacional de Colombia (UNAL), Colombia
  • Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), Bolivia
  • Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), Brazil
  • Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), Ecuador
  • Zoo Osnabrück, Germany
  • Zoológico de Brasília, Brazil
  • Zoológico de Parque Sur de la Ciudad de Maracaibo, Venezuela
  • Zoológico de São Bernardo do Campo, Brazil
  • ZooParc de Beauval, France

Illustration by Stephen Nash

 



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