profileimage

I find of great importance to work with the local communities that use those natural resources for any conservation work to be successful.  Currently, mi interest and main dedication is to strengthen El Silencio Natural Reserve located in the middle Magdalena in Antioquia in order for the reserve to be a model of conservation and sustainable production for the region.

 

 

 

Silvia is involved in the following Foundation’s projects:

Academic background and experience

  • Academic background

    Biologist of Universidad Nacional de Colombia, MSc in Biological Sciences from Amsterdam University, The Netherlands

  • Professional experience

    Researcher for three years in monitoring fisheries. During her Master, she trained in molecular technics as tools to determine endangered species management and priority areas. I have experience in several different areas of conservation biology and, as co-founder, have dedicated most of my professional life to strengthening of the Foundation and of its projects.

  • Publications
    • Vejarano, S., Thomas, M. & Vences, M. 2006. Comparative tadpole morphology in Madagascan frogs of the genus Guibemantis (Amphibia: Mantellidae). Zootaxa. 1329:39-57.
    • Vejarano, S., Thomas, M. & Vences, M. 2006. Comparative tadpole morphology in Madagascan frogs of the genus Guibemantis (Amphibia: Mantellidae). Zootaxa. 1329:39-57.
      Vejarano, S., Thomas, M., Glaw, F. & Vences, M. 2006. Advertisement call and tadpole morphology of the clutch guarding frog Mantidactylus argenteus from eastern Madagascar. African zoology. 41(1)1-6.
    • Vejarano, S., Thomas, M. & Vences, M. 2006. Comparative tadpole morphology in three species of frogs of the genus Spinomantis(Amphibia: Mantellidae). Contributions to Zoology. 75(1/2)97-106.
Back to Team Page