Project Description

An urban wild native garden at Buenos Aires city, Argentina, with 250 species of native plants (threatened species included) that naturally attracted (no feeders) more than 75 species of butterflies and moths (even more than some protected areas nearby), as well as 40 species of birds (migratory included). Other pollinators were registered too (insects). The site has became a step on migration route for some birds and butterflies. We have trained hundreds of citizens in Natural Conservancy, Native Plants, Birdwatching, Butterflies, Awareness and Community Engagement, Climate change strat...

Project Map

Publicly Accessible: No

Project Sites

  • Site 1 (Not publicly accessible)

Goals and Targets

Primary Motivations:

  • Conservation Mission
    Restore native landscape and biodiversity
  • Financial Incentive
  • Personal Interest
    Personal interest in Nature
  • Regulation
  • Profit or Business Purposes
  • Public Benefit
  • Climate Change Adaptation
  • Ecological Carbon Sequestration

Primary Goals:

  • Increase Buenos Aires city biodiversity. A garden with 250 species of native plants that naturally attracted (no feeders) at least 75 species of butterflies and moths, 40 species of birds, and many insects and pollinators.
    Progress: We are working on it for 17 years now

Consistent With Plans:

  • Other
    Nature Conservancy, Climate Change Strategy, Environment Management plan designed by Solnaturi

Targeted Habitats:

No targeted habitats were identified for this project.

Targeted Species:

No targeted species were identified for this project.

Conservation Actions

Action Status Start Year End Year
Other - Species conservation and management: Recreate native landscape and become a wild refuge In Progress 1999 2016


Is the success of this project's actions being monitored? Yes

Monitoring Activities
Daily monitoring

Any Additional Information About The Project
All the actions have been taken with own private funds

Quick Facts

Owning Organization

Defenders of Wildlife

Managing Organization

(Private Individual)

Contact Information


General Information

Project #: 260476
Last Updated: February 07, 2016

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