• Building a Conservation Foundation

    Training of our local partners in the Dominican Republic and Haiti is among the most important facets of VCE’s overall conservation program on Hispaniola.

    For over two decades we have worked closely with local biologists, students, and amateur ornithologists, helping to build their capacity in becoming ecological stewards of Hispaniola’s unique biodiversity. Like the migratory birds passing back and forth that bind us together, we've hosted Caribbean biologists here in the Northeast too.

    We’ve worked with dozens of organizations and trained many students and biologist. Here are a few examples of our work: