North Star Science and Technology Transmitter Grant Program

North Star Science and Technology, LLC and American Bird Conservancy announce the 7th bi-annual North Star Science and Technology Transmitter Grant Program.  North Star will award a total of eight battery-powered or solar satellite transmitters (Argos Platform Transmitter Terminals; PTTs), to one to three recipients.  The programme is open to projects throughout the world.  Research that contributes to knowledge of avian biology and that provides data useful for bird conservation, particularly of threatened species, will receive preference in the selection process.  The American Bird Conservancy ( will handle the proposal submission process, review proposals, and select the winning projects.

Laysan Albatross by James Lloyd

Visit for more information and for the proposal guidelines.  The deadline for proposals is 5 February 2010.  Queries may be directed to George E. Wallace, American Bird Conservancy at Esta dirección de correo electrónico está siendo protegida contra los robots de spam. Necesita tener JavaScript habilitado para poder verlo..

Posted 5 December 2009

The Agreement on the
Conservation of Albatrosses and Petrels

ACAP is a multilateral agreement which seeks to conserve listed albatrosses, petrels and shearwaters by coordinating international activity to mitigate known threats to their populations.

About ACAP

ACAP Secretariat

119 Macquarie St
Hobart TAS 7000

Tel: +61 3 6165 6674