Pannonic Society for Great Bustard Preservation (PGG), an
Austrian NGO working on the conservation of the Great Bustard
(Otis tarda), offers a 10,000 EURO single grant to fund a
project focusing on conservation work on the Great Bustard.
Any Range State with breeding populations of the species,
except member states of the European Union, is entitled
to apply. Eligible proposals will cover projects dealing
with applied conservation work on the species including
habitat management, leasing of habitat and awareness raising.
Monitoring and surveys can be part of the work but should
not be the single focus of the project. Captive breeding
projects will not be considered.
The project would need to be concluded by the end of 2008
at the latest. Annual reports as well as a comprehensive
final report are expected.
Proposals and inquiries should be sent by email “PGG
Great Bustard Project” as subject to Michael.dvorak@birdlife
at by 30 September 2006.
The board of the PGG is expected to select the successful
project application by the end of October 2006.