NATIVE PLANTS GARDEN SOLNATURI

Project #: 260476  –   Updated: February 07, 2016

Project Summary

An urban wild native garden at Buenos Aires city, Argentina, with 250 species of native plants (threatened species included) that naturally attracted (no feeders) more than 75 species of butterflies and moths (even more than some protected areas nearby), as well as 40 species of birds (migratory included). Other pollinators were registered too (insects).
The site has became a step on migration route for some birds and butterflies.
We have trained hundreds of citizens in Natural Conservancy, Native Plants, Birdwatching, Butterflies, Awareness and Community Engagement, Climate change strat...

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Full Project Description

An urban wild native garden at Buenos Aires city, Argentina, with 250 species of native plants (threatened species included) that naturally attracted (no feeders) more than 75 species of butterflies and moths (even more than some protected areas nearby), as well as 40 species of birds (migratory included). Other pollinators were registered too (insects).
The site has became a step on migration route for some birds and butterflies.
We have trained hundreds of citizens in Natural Conservancy, Native Plants, Birdwatching, Butterflies, Awareness and Community Engagement, Climate change strategy, Organic Gardening, etc.

Project Assistance & Partnership Opportunities

Volunteers

Volunteers to spread the news about our work with biodiversity will be welcome

Planning Assistance

Might be useful

Approval

It would be advisable to be recognised by different institutions worldwide

Funding

Funding is needed to develop and grow our project.

Equipment

Binocular microscope, binoculars, photo cameras, books, garden tools, papers, etc

Goals and Targets

Primary motivations:

Conservation Mission
Restore native landscape and biodiversity
Financial Incentive
Personal Interest
Personal interest in Nature
Regulation
Profit or Business Purposes
Public Benefit
Climate Change Adaptation
Ecological Carbon Sequestration

Primary goals:

Increase Buenos Aires city biodiversity. A garden with 250 species of native plants that naturally attracted (no feeders) at least 75 species of butterflies and moths, 40 species of birds, and many insects and pollinators.
Progress:

We are working on it for 17 years now

Consistent with plans:

Other
Nature Conservancy, Climate Change Strategy, Environment Management plan designed by Solnaturi

Targeted Ecosystem Services:

  • Habitat/Biodiversity
  • Flood Risk Management
  • Endangered Species
  • Soil Conservation
  • Pollination
  • Carbon and Other Greenhouse Gases
  • Air Quality
  • Water Quantity
  • Aesthetic Values
  • Storm Water
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Targeted habitats were not provided for this project.

Targeted species were not provided for this project.

Actions

Project Actions
Other: Recreate native landscape and become a wild refuge Show/Hide details

Outcomes

Is the success of this project's actions being monitored?   Yes

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Daily monitoring

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All the actions have been taken with own private funds

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Organization


(Private Individual)

Primary Contact

CLAUDIA FURMAN
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