We're excited to report we've made big strides in protecting wildlife with communities in Nepal. Creation of anti-poaching groups In June 2023, we took a group of community members from Jhapa and Morang districts to visit Chitwan National Park to talk with and learn from community-based anti-poaching units (CBAPUs) there. CBAPUs have been very successful … Continue reading Creating anti-poaching groups in the wildlife corridor
Mapping rubber plantations In August 2023, Olivia Cosby and Christ Hani visited the two longhouses to continue conversations from May 2022 and February 2023 that explored building a new community-led collaboration with Sarawak Forestry (SFC), Smithsonian Institution (SI), and Community Conservation (CC). In earlier conversations, the communities identified replanting rubber tree plantation areas with a … Continue reading Re-wilding rubber plantations in Malaysia
We and our partners around the globe have had a dynamic last 12 months. Read on to see the biggest accomplishments you, our donors, have made possible. DOING Community-based Conservation Working with local communities to protect biodiversity in their own backyards... 1. New project in Thailand! Working with indigenous Karen communities to conserve tiger and … Continue reading Impacts 2023
I had a wonderful trip to visit one of CC’s most successful projects, The Golden Langur Conservation Project in Assam, India. Our founder, Rob Horwich, worked with partners and communities in Assam from 1997-2017. You can read about the original project on our website. The project area is large, covering the entire area around the … Continue reading Update on the Golden Langur Conservation Project in Assam, India
Will we see you there? We certainly hope so! And please share any ideas you have for where you'd like to see us next... December 6 at 2:15-3:15 pmVernon County Over 50In person at the Care Cove, 620 Garfield Ave, Viroqua, WIor via Zoom at the Viola, Readstown, & Ontario Public Libraries (email us if you'd like … Continue reading Community Conservation on Tour Winter 2023-24!
We recently formed a group of past and current partners to meet regularly and share ideas...
Remembering Rob 6 years on
Team Orangutan versus Team Pangolin Early Bird Registration is open June 1-30, 2023 (save $5!) General registration is open July 1-6, 2023 REgister here Pedal, Paddle, or Plod from July 7 - July 21, 2023 Join our virtual event to raise funds for endangered species by participating in outdoor activities! https://youtu.be/fcn3f_FRsBk Welcome back to the … Continue reading Join the 3rd Annual Pedal, Paddle, or Plod 2023!
By Dr Teri Allendorf, Executive Director, May 2023 I just returned from a successful and exciting trip to Nepal to conduct workshops with 28 community forest groups in two districts of southeastern Nepal, Jhapa and Morang. Our primary goals were to show them the results of camera trapping we did in their forests, talk about … Continue reading Update on Nepal: Moving from community-managed to community-led conservation