An Appeal from the Director

An Appeal from the Director

May 6, 2010

Dear Friends and Supporters,

Many of you have grown along with the Indonesian Parrot Project, since 2002. We had been concerned since 1997 about how little was actually known about the magnificent but endangered Salmon-crested cockatoo Cacatua moluccensis. So that specie of cockatoo became our flagship parrot and has remained so ever since. Seram remains a place of indescribable beauty, not just physically, and not even just for its incredible parrots, but for the warmth and friendship of its people, who accepted us virtually as family and shared with us experiences which very few, if any, outsiders, have ever shared in. The ashes of many cockatoos who have “fallen” in homes in the U.S. have mingled with the forest soil of Seram when we had the privilege to cast them from our canopy platforms…

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