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Welcome, Everyone


 Greetings! - Great Wilderness continues to work on biodiversity preservation in both Ecuador and Venezuela. We are succeeding in our mission to "Help People Help Nature."

 Please consider donating to Great Wilderness. It is easy to go to our website and donate. Thanks in advance for any help you can give to our organization.

 Volunteer and Internship Program

Our goal is to support, strengthen and enhance our partners conservation program by sending individuals interested in working and supporting the protection of Ecuador and Venezuela native forest and ecosystems. (Read more)



1. On September 2015,  the Parrolet Project was featured in the segment Bird Note that airs every morning in National Public Radio. Congratulations to our Research Director, Dr. Karl Berg!  Follow this link to hear the segment:   (Bird Note)

2. Great Wilderness would like to welcome both, Dr. Vernon Andrews to our Board of Directors and Ing. Estefani Izurieta (our very first Ecuadorian intern), to our team. (Read more)


sora ninos vicki ninos  



The Parrotlet Project


Do Parrots Name Their Babies?

While studying Green-rumplet Parrolets in Venezuela, National Geographic Explorer and Great Wilderness Board member, Dr. Karl Berg, discovered an incredibly rare behavior.


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2016 Fundraising Campaign - Donations are Tax deductible

Dear Family and Friends,

        We continue studying parrotlets communication in Venezuela, and would like to ask for your help in fundraising for the upcoming year. We have a variety of exciting research and educational activities planned.

     Funding our 2016 field season would also help us complete the 29th consecutive year of demographic monitoring of a wild parrot population during a controversial period in our recent climatic history and help us bridge a pivotal point in the history of the project. (Read more...) 




Please consider supporting our efforts.