In the News

First ever “Lethem Bird Fair” hosted to promote awareness of species at risk of extinction, Guyana Chronicle, October 2022

South Rupununi youths being schooled to become ‘citizen scientists’, Guyana Times, August 2022

The Rupununi women, breaking the ranger barrier, Guyana Times, July 2022

South Rupununi children benefit from traditional knowledge and eco-friendly education, Newsroom, July 2022

Rupununi ranger goes from the wild into the classroom, Guyana Times, July 2022

Sand Creek residents tackling depleting turtle species used for cooking, Newsroom, July 2022

Female rangers make an invaluable contribution to fieldwork in the Rupununi, Guyana Chronicle, May 2022

SRCS to engage six Rupununi communities on creation of ‘Red Siskin Conservation Zone’, Guyana Chronicle, May 2022

SRCS rangers working daily to prevent extinction of Rupununi turtle population, Guyana Chronicle, April 2022

Katoonarib Nature Fair promotes Giant Anteater, Guyana Chronicle, April 2022

Amerindian culture and land rights shape conservation in Guyana’s Rupununi region, Forests News, November 2021

From ‘feast’ to ‘festival’, Guyana Chronicle, September 2021

Sand Creek residents embark on new traditions to preserve turtle population, Stabroek News, September 2021

Saving the Rupununi’s Hoary-Throated Spinetail and Rio Branco Antbird, Guyana Chronicle, August 2021

South Rupununi Conservation Society assessing population of critically endangered birds, Stabroek News, August 2021

Imparting traditional knowledge, Guyana Chronicle, April 2021

Grassroots group keeping traditional knowledge alive in the South Rupununi, Stabroek News, March 2021

National Geographic funding Rupununi project to protect Red Siskins, Guyana Chronicle, March 2021

Rupununi Conservation Society looking at fire impacts on wildlife, Guyana Chronicle, February 2021

Rupununi River beaches being monitored to aid increase in ‘river turtles', Guyana Chronicle, January 2021

Research work helping curb notable decline of giant anteaters, Guyana Chronicle, January 2021

Conservation group pushes for environmental education in schools, Guyana Chronicle, December 2020

Guyana’s first Important Bird and Biodiversity Area established, Guyana Chronicle, December 2020

New Milestone: Guyana gets its first Important Bird and Biodiversity Area, Birdlife International, December 2020

GTA recognises outstanding contributions to tourism, Guyana Times, December 2019

Life Lessons: Teaching conservation and celebrating culture in Guyana, CIFOR, 2019

Back From the Brink: Saving the Red Siskin, Guyana Chronicle, March 2016

Avian Habitat Conservation, Rufford, 2015

UNDP Bulletin, April 2014

Ongoing protection of Red Siskins in South Rupununi, Guyana, Conservation Leadership Programme, April 2014