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The Private Reserve of Natural Heritage (RPPN) Fazenda Cabeceira do Prata, located in Jardim (Mato Grosso do Sul), owned by Eduardo Folley Coelho, and in which floating ride in crystal clear waters is held, won the prize in person during the 4th Brazilian Congress of RPPN. The event took place in 26 to 29 October 2011, in Porto Alegre (Rio Grande do Sul).
The fluctuation ride of Recanto Ecologico Rio da Prata is developed inside the RPPN Fazenda Cabeceira do Prata, nature conservation unit that allows perpetual protection of the rea, created by the owner. It is internationally known for its crystal clear waters and offers the following activities: trail, floating, scuba diving, horseback riding and birdwatching.
To Eduardo Coelho "receive the award is a recognition well on the way with the work that unites the economic part to conservation. That translates to my satisfaction with the work of the whole team and also the family".
Laertius Sousa Machado, representative of REPAMS (RPPNs Owners Association of Mato Grosso do Sul), who was awarded the prize for the RPPN Fazenda Cabeceira do Prata. Eduardo reinforces that "REPAMS was extremely important for the realization of the Management Plan to the planning and preparation of RPPN".
Beyond the Fazenda Cabeceira do Prata, another RPPN of Mato Grosso do Sul was featured in the Congress. The Private Reserve of Natural Heritage (RPPN) Engenheiro Eliezer Batista, owned by EBX, won the Trophy RPPN Featured, category RPPN legal entity. This is the first time the trophu was handed and its purpose is to recognize the efforts of individuals companies and organizations working on behalf of private reserves and the protection of our rich natural heritage.
"Winning the awards for RPPNs of Mato Grosso do Sul shows the work being done in the region as a model of successful management and also enhances the viability of sustainable businesses that generate revenues in local," says Laertius to the Portal Bonito Brazil.
About the event
The fourth edition of the Brazilian Congress of PRNP brings RPPN owners, officials and technicians of public organizations (federal, state and municipal), representatives from environmental institutions, researchers, students and conservationists. It was organized by Associação Charrua de Proprietários de RPPN do Rio Grande do Sul and by Confederação Nacional de RPPN.