Expanding the Serra do Brigadeiro State Park

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Grantee Amigos de Iracambi
Target Bellbird (Procnias nudicollis), Physalaemus Maximus, northern muriqui (Brachyteles hypoxanthus)
Area Protected

1,000 hectares

Location Brazil
Grant Amount $40,000

Purchases land adjacent to the Serra do Brigadeiro State Park for conservation purposes. Land is being sold by landowners so Amigos de Iracambi wants to purchase it before it gets into the hands of agricultural developers. This site is globally significant for its biodiversity and large mammals