Parrot Conservation Outcomes Survey: Help us determine how to better conserve wild parrots

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Brightsmith, Donald J

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Sep 23, 2022, 9:09:58 AMSep 23
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Dear Colleagues,

 

     For nearly two years an international group of parrot researchers and conservationists from the Parrot Researchers Group have worked to design a survey to help us understand what contributes to positive (and negative) outcomes in parrot conservation. Little is known about this topic so we undertook this project to collect information on parrot conservation projects including the characteristics of the parrot populations and conservation actions undertaken. We will use the information from this survey to correlate conservation activities and methods with reported conservation outcomes and publish the analysis in a peer-reviewed scientific journal. We also plan to make recommendations based on these findings and distribute these through publications, conferences, and other platforms.

 

               We hope the results of this study will help improve conservation efforts by your organization and others by learning from the experience of others about the factors that correlate with success. All those who contribute to this study will have the option to join the study as authors. In order to qualify for authorship, you will need to 1) provide one or more full sets of project data, 2) read and comment on a preliminary draft of the article, and 3) review and approve of the final version of the article.

We invite any who are 18 years of age or older and who have worked with wild parrot conservation projects to participate by taking the survey. Projects may be ongoing or completed in the past, either is fine.  Please, only one person per parrot conservation project should fill out this survey. For best results, we suggest that the director of the project or a member of the leadership team complete this survey. The survey takes about 30 minutes to fill out. You can read more about the study design and the survey, as well as take the survey here: https://tamu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_2hpZ8VIVqHhQRxQ.

 

               Your participation in this study is voluntary. You can decide not to participate in this research and it will not be held against you. You can leave the study at any time. If you feel any discomfort you can skip any question you do not wish to answer, or exit the survey at any point. Names and contact information will be stored separately from your survey data, and is being collected so that we can contact you for follow-up in case we need more information for better understanding or interpreting your answers. All identifiable information will be kept on a password protected computer and is only accessible by the research team. Your information will be kept confidential to the extent allowed by law.

 

Please feel free to ask questions regarding this study. If you have additional questions or concerns, you may contact the leads on this project,  Donald Brightsmith (+1 979 255 7589 (text, call or WhatsApp) or Bright...@tamu.edu), or LoraKim Joyner (+1 914 325 9575 or amol...@gmail.com).

To start the Survey please click here: https://tamu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_2hpZ8VIVqHhQRxQ  

Sincerely,

 

Don Brightsmith and LoraKim Joyner

 

 

Juan F. Masello

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Sep 23, 2022, 1:13:29 PMSep 23
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Hi Don, LoraKim and team,
 
great to see this! Very much needed. I will complete the survey at some point next week.
 
Thank you so much for all the effort on this!
 
Have a nice weekend, cheers, JUAN
 
 

 
 
 
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loronica...@gmail.com

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Sep 23, 2022, 1:33:15 PMSep 23
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Hola Don y LoraKim. Gracias por compartir la encuesta y metodología de origen.

Con gusto estaré participando en los próximos días, así como hacerla llegar a más colegas que trabajan con loros en Mesoamérica.

Un abrazo!


Martín Lezama-López/Ecología, conservación y manejo de vida silvestre
Managua, Nicaragua



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LoraKim

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Sep 24, 2022, 6:43:43 AMSep 24
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Hola Martin,

 Muchas gracias por su respuesta y apoyo. Una pregunta para usted y los demás, ¿debemos poner la encuesta en español o la carta de presentación debe estar en español? Si es así, ¿alguien podría ayudarnos con esto?

  Gracias,

   LoraKim

Carlos Bonilla

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Sep 24, 2022, 12:54:54 PMSep 24
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Hola Don y Lora
Estoy de viaje, pero en cuanto llegue a mi oficina, empezare a llenar la encuesta. Bien por este nuevo esfuerzo en equipo. Saludos desde México 

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Carlos Bonilla

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Oct 5, 2022, 8:54:45 PMOct 5
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Hello Don
I have a trouble with de Q24 question, what about if I have population size's of more than one population in the same region?

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