It has been more than 6 years since we lost our founder, Rob Horwich. His tireless efforts conserved biodiversity with communities around the world. With the support of dedicated donors like you, Community Conservation is working hard to transition to a sustainable organization with a broader impact.  Please take a moment to watch a video of Rob’s legacy in the words of partners and friends from around the world below.

As we remember Rob’s impact, we would like to announce two new opportunities to honor his memory and the organization that he worked tirelessly to found:

The Rob Horwich Legacy Fund. You can contribute to this fund by making a planned giving legacy gift through your will, life insurance policy, retirement assets, etc., to Community Conservation. Whether you’d like to be publicly acknowledged for your gift or remain anonymous, your legacy gift will help Rob’s vision continue in perpetuity. You can learn more about giving to the fund by clicking the button below.

A Spring 2024 donor trip to Community Baboon Sanctuary in Belize. The trip will allow participants to stay at the Sanctuary that Rob founded nearly 40 years ago that has become a landmark of conservation in Belize.  This trip will also include the placement of a memorial marker for Rob at the Sanctuary. For more information about participating in this trip, please email our development director, Kellie Surmacz,

With the help of loyal supporters like you, we will continue Rob’s legacy through Community Conservation for years to come.

One thought on “Remembering Rob

  1. Thank you! Rob made a unique meaningful and creative contribution to life and the people of our world 🌎 A brilliant fun lover of life, beauty, whimsy and humor. I’m blessed to have known him and have had him in my life.

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