Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Units Program: Mississippi
Education, Research and Technical Assistance for Managing Our Natural Resources

Mississippi Project

Avian conservation in native and afforested habitats of north-central Uruguay

October 2011 - May 2017


Participating Agencies

  • Mississippi State University
  • Weyerhaeuser

Industrial afforestation has accelerated in Uruguay. There is concern over the impact of managed plantations of non-native trees on biodiversity, cultural traditions and traditional agricultural practices.