Environment for the Americas

Conservation - Community - Diversity. EFTA coordinates the largest migratory bird event in the Western Hemisphere, International Migratory Bird Day (IMBD), which engages youth and adults about migratory birds, the threats to their populations, and ways to take action to protect them. EFTA brings communities together for conservation and introduces diverse youth and adults from Canada to Argentina and the Caribbean to nature, science, and conservation. Learn more at environmentamericas.org

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General Information

General
Official Name
Environment for the Americas Inc​​​​​​​
DBA/Trade Name(s)
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Former Name(s)
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Acronym
EFTA
Date Established
2007
Offers Additional Colorado State Tax Credit
None
Tax ID
20-5844470
Addresses
Headquarters Address
5171 Eldorado Springs Dr.
Suite N
Boulder, CO 80303
Colorado Location
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Mailing Address
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Phone/Fax
Main Phone Number
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Fax Number
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Other Phone Number
303-499-1950
Web/Email
Email
info@environmentamericas.org
Website
http:www.migratorybirdday.org
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Mission Statement

Environment for the Americas (EFTA) works in communities across the Western Hemisphere to motivate bird conservation by youth and adults. EFTA connects people to conservation and introduces the next generation of conservationists to careers in natural resources through internships at parks, wildlife refuges, and in urban centers, working especially with underserved youth.

Organization History

Environment for the Americas was created because of the success of International Migratory Bird Day, a program that was created by the Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center in Washington, D.C. Program coordination was transferred to the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in the mid-1990's. In 2005, the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation transferred the project responsibility to EFTA. Since that time, EFTA's work has grown to include the successful activities described in this profile.

Testimonials

This was my best hike ever! 6 year-old participant

Environment for the Americas has the quality education materials we've been looking for. Detroit Audubon Society

This experience was, quite frankly, life changing. EFTA Intern, 2016

"Keep on doing what you are doing! Great work and efforts! And continuing to get better and better. It's all good!" International Migratory Bird Day participant May 2017


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