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WILDLIFE RANGER CHALLENGE

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SUPPORT A 2-PERSON CONSERVATION & ANTI-POACHING TEAM FOR A MONTH.
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SUPPORT AN ANTI-POACHING CANINE UNIT FOR A YEAR.

WILDLIFE RANGER CHALLENGE

Donate To A Protected Area

Support thousands of wildlife rangers and ensure a future for wildlife. Every dollar donated will be matched by the Scheinberg Relief Fund, doubling your generous contribution.

Participating Protected Areas

The following protected areas are participating in the Wildlife Ranger Challenge and will be eligible recipients of the Ranger Fund to support the work of their field-based rangers. Support your chosen Ranger unit, with a £25 suggested donation, by clicking the 'Support Now' button below.

Aberdare National Park – Bongo Surveillance Project

Aberdare National Park – Bongo Surveillance Project

The Bongo Surveillance Project helps secure a future for the world’s remaining critically endangered wild Mountain Bongo antelope and its forest habitat, and provides community conservation outreach education to prevent illegal wildlife activities.

Avu Lagoon Community Protected Area – Calgary Zoo

Avu Lagoon Community Protected Area – Calgary Zoo

The Avu Lagoon Community Protected Area comprises 17 villages around a freshwater lagoon and seasonally flooded forest in the Volta River delta, southeastern Ghana; the only area in Ghana where the sitatunga, an aquatic antelope species, persists.

Banhine National Park – Peace Parks Foundation

Banhine National Park – Peace Parks Foundation

Banhine National Park, a critically important component of the Great Limpopo Transfrontier Conservation Area, is situated in southern Mozambique.  An important passage for migratory birds, the park is being restored, rewilded and protected by a new anti-poaching unit.

Big Life Foundation

Big Life Foundation

Big Life Foundation operates in the Greater Amboseli ecosystem, East Africa, partnering with communities to protect critical wildlife populations and habitats. It recognises that sustainable conservation can only be achieved by community-based collaboration.

Bioko Biodiversity Protection Program

Bioko Biodiversity Protection Program

The Bioko Biodiversity Protection Program's mission is to conserve biodiversity, especially critically endangered primates and marine turtles, through continuous research and the development of economically self-sustaining programs across Equatorial Guinea.

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park – Conservation Through Public Health

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park – Conservation Through Public Health

Conservation Through Public Health was established in 2003 to promote biodiversity conservation, enabling people, endangered gorillas and other wildlife to coexist by improving health and livelihoods in and around Africa’s protected areas.

Charara Safari Area – The Tashinga Initiative

Charara Safari Area – The Tashinga Initiative

Tashinga Initiative, founded 2009, raises funds from the global community to implement results-based projects that maintain the integrity of its Protected Areas, informed by planning and budgets, working with Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority.

Chewore North – The Tashinga Initiative

Chewore North – The Tashinga Initiative

Tashinga Initiative, founded 2009, raises funds from the global community to implement results-based projects that maintain the integrity of its Protected Areas, informed by planning and budgets, working with Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority.

Chewore South – The Tashinga Initiative

Chewore South – The Tashinga Initiative

Tashinga Initiative, founded 2009, raises funds from the global community to implement results-based projects that maintain the integrity of its Protected Areas, informed by planning and budgets, working with Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority.

Chuilexi Conservancy

Chuilexi Conservancy

Based in the Niassa Special Reserve in Northern Mozambique, Chuilexi borders Cabo Delgado province along Lugenda River and Tanzania along Rovuma River.  The varied habitat includes miombo woodland and riverine forest and features key endangered wildlife.

Communities for Red Colobus (C4RC) Project

Communities for Red Colobus (C4RC) Project

The rangers contribute to a range of activities including education and awareness programmes, primate surveys, forest patrols, the development of red colobus ecotourism and the propagation of native and non-native trees.

Coutada 11 – Zambeze Delta Safaris

Coutada 11 – Zambeze Delta Safaris

The incredible variety of habitat and wildlife of Coutada 11 in Mozambique is now back to capacity due to the anti-poaching team established after Zambeze Delta Safaris took on the lease in 1994, for instance, the sable population of 44 is now over 3000.

Dande Safari Area – Tashinga Initiative

Dande Safari Area – Tashinga Initiative

Tashinga Initiative, founded 2009, raises funds from the global community to implement results-based projects that maintain the integrity of its Protected Areas, informed by planning and budgets, working with Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority.

Doma Safari Area – Tashinga Initiative

Doma Safari Area – Tashinga Initiative

Tashinga Initiative, founded 2009, raises funds from the global community to implement results-based projects that maintain the integrity of its Protected Areas, informed by planning and budgets, working with Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority.

Ekuthuleni Nature Reserve – Transfrontier Africa

Ekuthuleni Nature Reserve – Transfrontier Africa

Ekuthuleni Conservancy is a 3000ha protected area located along The Olifants River. The Conservancy is home to a variety of wild animals, including Wild Dogs, Leopards, riparian woody species unaffected by Elephants, Hippos and Vultures.

Game Rangers Association of Africa

Game Rangers Association of Africa

Founded in 1970, the Game Rangers Association of Africa is the oldest, largest, most representative ranger association in Africa. Our mission is to benefit Africa’s rangers, providing networks, representation, capability and support to protect the wildlife and wild places of Africa.

Gashaka Gumti National Park – African Nature Investors Foundation

Gashaka Gumti National Park – African Nature Investors Foundation

ANI has a 30-year partnership agreement with the Nigerian National Park Service to protect and develop Gashaka-Gumti as the foremost national park and an innovative model for conservation in Africa, with its wide diversity of wildlife and habitat.

Greater Grietjie Nature Reserve – Transfrontier Africa

Greater Grietjie Nature Reserve – Transfrontier Africa

The Black Mambas Anti-Poaching Unit, founded in 2013 by Transfrontier Africa NPC, protects the Olifants West NR and Grietjie NR, west of Kruger National Park. The Grietje NR is home to the Big Five and a variety of antelopes, hippos, giraffes and wild dogs.

Hwange National Park – Conservation and Wildlife Fund

Hwange National Park – Conservation and Wildlife Fund

Conservation & Wildlife Fund works with state institutions and other conservation organisations to protect the wild animals and their habitat in the east of Hwange National Park and the state forests which border it.

Hurungwe Safari Area – Tashinga Initiative

Hurungwe Safari Area – Tashinga Initiative

Tashinga Initiative, founded 2009, raises funds from the global community to implement results-based projects that maintain the integrity of its Protected Areas, informed by planning and budgets, working with Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority.

Hwange National Park Buffer Zone – Painted Dog Conservation

Hwange National Park Buffer Zone – Painted Dog Conservation

Painted Dog Conservation’s mission is to protect and increase the range and numbers of Painted Dogs in Zimbabwe, through an Education and Development Program for communities and direct action such as anti-poaching units and a rehabilitation facility to combat the poaching threat.

Kafue National Park – Game Rangers International

Kafue National Park – Game Rangers International

Game Rangers International provides welfare, training and operational support for over 150 rangers, a Community Outreach Programme to empower and engage local communities in conserving Zambia‘s wildlife and nature, and also runs a Wildlife Rescue Programme.

Karingani Game Reserve – African Community & Conservation Foundation

Karingani Game Reserve – African Community & Conservation Foundation

The private Karingani Game Reserve is situated in southern Mozambique, in the heart of the Greater Limpopo Transfrontier Conservation Area, with a long-term approach to sustainable community conservation, designed to preserve and protect the land and its wildlife.

Kenya’s South Rift – SORALO

Kenya’s South Rift – SORALO

The South Rift landscape is home to 240,000 Maasai pastoralists across communally owned rangeland between the Maasai Mara and Amboseli ecosystems. No formal protected areas exist in the region, requiring wildlife and people to coexist.

Kidepo Valley National Park – Uganda Conservation Foundation

Kidepo Valley National Park – Uganda Conservation Foundation

Uganda Conservation Foundation supports the Uganda Wildlife Authority, running long term recovery and development programmes in Queen Elizabeth and Murchison Falls Protected Areas, adding Kidepo in 2021. The new Ranger Fund now provides vital frontline operational funding.

Kunene Region – Save the Rhino Trust

Kunene Region – Save the Rhino Trust

The only Namibian NGO mandated by government to monitor black rhino, Save the Rhino Trust's rangers act as a deterrent to poachers, to help ensure survival of the planet’s largest free-ranging black rhino population across open-access communal land without national park status.

Laikipia Ranches & Conservancies – Lion Landscapes

Laikipia Ranches & Conservancies – Lion Landscapes

Lion Landscapes mission is to ensure that ecosystems support people, lion, and their prey for future generations. Our vision is a world where people and viable populations of lion coexist and thrive.

Lewa Wildlife Conservancy

Lewa Wildlife Conservancy

Lewa works as a model and catalyst for the conservation of wildlife and its habitat, through species protection and management, initiation and support of community conservation and development programmes, involving neighbouring areas in the value of wildlife.

Limpopo National Park – Peace Parks Foundation

Limpopo National Park – Peace Parks Foundation

Limpopo National Park in Mozambique borders Kruger National Park, South Africa, and is bounded by the Limpopo and Elefantes rivers. It is populated with a wide range of wildlife, boasts breath-taking scenery and offers a range of exciting wilderness experiences.

Lower Zambezi National Park – Conservation Lower Zambezi

Lower Zambezi National Park – Conservation Lower Zambezi

Conservation South Luangwa supports 62 community-based scouts to help the Department of National Parks and Wildlife protect the flora and fauna of the South Luangwa National Park, assisted by aerial surveillance, a Human-Wildlife Conflict team and a full-time wildlife vet.

Luando Nature Reserve – Kissama Foundation

Luando Nature Reserve – Kissama Foundation

The Kissama Foundation is an Angolan non-profit environmental NGO promoting the protection, conservation, management, enrichment and study of Angolan flora, fauna and ecosystems, including research and biodiversity conservation of flagship species.

Luwire Conservancy

Luwire Conservancy

The small team at Luwire in northern Mozambique works closely with local communities to bring practical and robust solutions to the challenges of conservation, providing long term financial and physical security that will allow the area to thrive.

Mahajeby Forests and Wetlands – IMPACT Madagascar

Mahajeby Forests and Wetlands – IMPACT Madagascar

IMPACT Madagascar works with communities to alleviate poverty, provide sustainable environmental protection, empower people and coach practical conservation skills. Projects include biodiversity research, reforestation, ecological restoration and community health.

Makame Wildlife Management Area – Honeyguide Foundation

Makame Wildlife Management Area – Honeyguide Foundation

Makame Wildlife Management Area, the largest community conservation area in Tanzania, is a refuge for many large mammals and endangered wildlife such as pangolin and wild dog. The rangers provide protection for communities and a strong deterrent to poachers.

Mana Pools – The Tashinga Initiative

Mana Pools – The Tashinga Initiative

Tashinga Initiative, founded 2009, raises funds from the global community to implement results-based projects that maintain the integrity of its Protected Areas, informed by planning and budgets, working with Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority.

Manyara Ranch – Honeyguide Foundation

Manyara Ranch – Honeyguide Foundation

Manyara ranch is a pioneering Tanzanian project blending habitat conservation with high-end tourism for the benefit of local communities and home to over 50 species of mammals. Honeyguide provides wildlife protection services on the ranch and surrounding areas.

Maputo Special Reserve – Peace Parks Foundation

Maputo Special Reserve – Peace Parks Foundation

Maputo Special Reserve is an essential component of the Lubombo Transfrontier Conservation and Resource Area in Mozambique, linking marine, coastal and inland components with important conservation value and excellent potential for high-value tourism.

Mau Eburu Forest Reserve – Rhino Ark

Mau Eburu Forest Reserve – Rhino Ark

The Rhino Ark Kenya Charitable Trust fosters conservation and sustainable management of Kenya’s mountain forests by public/private partnerships in a fair and transparent manner by developing and implementing result-oriented management tools to involve and support local communities.

Mt Kenya National Park – Mount Kenya Trust

Mt Kenya National Park – Mount Kenya Trust

The Mount Kenya Trust works to protect and conserve the largest contiguous forest remaining in Kenya - around Africa’s second highest mountain - with its numerous species of IUCN concern such as African Elephant and Mountain Bongo, along with 81 endemic plant species.

Murchison Falls National Park – Uganda Conservation Foundation

Murchison Falls National Park – Uganda Conservation Foundation

Uganda Conservation Foundation supports the Uganda Wildlife Authority, running long term recovery and development programmes in Queen Elizabeth and Murchison Falls Protected Areas. Recently through the Ranger Fund, it has included desperately needed frontline operational funding.

Musekese-Lumbeya – Kafue National Park – Musekese Conservation

Musekese-Lumbeya – Kafue National Park – Musekese Conservation

Musekese Conservation provides support to Zambia's Department of National Parks and Wildlife to secure core populations of big cats and other wildlife from poaching and illegal activities, ensuring their long-term viability and contribution to conservation.

Ngare Ndare Forest Rangers

Ngare Ndare Forest Rangers

Ngarendare Forest Trust is a community forest conservation organization whose core mandate is to conserve and protect the Ngarendare Forest and its biodiversity. It was registered in 2004 as a community conservancy and works closely with government conservation agencies, communities, large-scale farms and wildlife ranches neighbouring the forest.

Nkuba Conservation Area – Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund

Nkuba Conservation Area – Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund

The oldest, science-oriented organisation dedicated to protecting and studying mountain gorillas in Rwanda and the critically endangered Grauer’s gorillas in DRC, whilst also working to assist local communities through food security, education and livelihood initiatives.

North Luangwa – FZS-North Luangwa

North Luangwa – FZS-North Luangwa

The North Luangwa Conservation Programme is a joint effort between Frankfurt Zoological Society and the Department of National Parks and Wildlife (DNPW) to protect and manage the local ecosystem and its populations of elephant, black rhino and lion.

Northern Tuli Game Reserve – Afzelia Ltd

Northern Tuli Game Reserve – Afzelia Ltd

The Northern Tuli Game Reserve is a Game Reserve spanning some 72,000 hectares of privately-owned land in the north-eastern sector of Botswana’s Tuli Block. Notugre is an integral part of the Greater Mapungubwe Transfrontier Conservation Area (GMTFCA).

NRT 91 Teams – Northern Rangelands Trust

NRT 91 Teams – Northern Rangelands Trust

The C4RC project aims to secure the largest known population of endangered Temminck’s red colobus by building local capacity for primate conservation and developing community livelihood initiatives to reduce the dependency on logging for charcoal production.

Nsumbu National Park – Frankfurt Zoological Society

Nsumbu National Park – Frankfurt Zoological Society

In 2017, FZS Zambia established the Nsumbu Tanganyika Conservation Project to reverse poaching and increase law enforcement, focusing on rangers and communities, building a viable nature-based future for the area.

Nyika National Park – Peace Parks Foundation

Nyika National Park – Peace Parks Foundation

Nyika, a mountain catchment area in Malawi’s largest national park, plays a significant role in providing opportunities to conserve crucial ecosystems as a catchment for water production and refuge for rare and unique species of both fauna and flora.

Oceans Without Borders Marine Rangers

Oceans Without Borders Marine Rangers

Oceans Without Borders work to strengthen the conservation status of critical marine and coastal ecosystems, and engage local governments and communities in their conservation.

Olifants West – Transfrontier Africa

Olifants West – Transfrontier Africa

The Black Mambas Anti-Poaching Unit, founded in 2013 by Transfrontier Africa NPC, protects the Olifants West NR, west of Kruger National Park. The OWNR is home to the Big Five animals and a variety of antelopes, hippos, giraffes, zebras and wild dogs.

Project Rhino K9 Team – Project Rhino

Project Rhino K9 Team – Project Rhino

Project Rhino, an association of 37 like-minded organisations, facilitates conservation to eliminate rhino poaching and secure white and black rhino in KwaZulu-Natal. It recognises that protecting rhinos from poaching symbolises the threat faced by all wildlife.

Queen Elizabeth National Park- Uganda Conservation Foundation

Queen Elizabeth National Park- Uganda Conservation Foundation

Uganda Conservation Foundation supports the Uganda Wildlife Authority, running long term recovery and development programmes in Queen Elizabeth and Murchison Falls Protected Areas. Recently through the Ranger Fund, it has included desperately needed frontline operational funding.

Randilen Wildlife Management Area – Honeyguide Foundation

Randilen Wildlife Management Area – Honeyguide Foundation

Supported by Honeyguide, Randilen WMA benefits Tarangire wildlife and communities, generating tourism revenue and employment, and protecting farms from elephant raids.  In return, communities protect natural resources and report poachers to the Randilen WMA.

Sioma Ngwezi National Park – Peace Parks Foundation

Sioma Ngwezi National Park – Peace Parks Foundation

Sioma National Park in Zambia, negatively affected by decades of unsustainable demand for bushmeat and ivory, is now improving, and wildlife is recovering. It provides an important range of habitat during the wet season for elephant from Botswana and Namibia.

Somkhanda Community Game Reserve – Wildlands Conservation Trust

Somkhanda Community Game Reserve – Wildlands Conservation Trust

Wildlands, a programme of WILDTRUST, works on the interface of conservation and community development to realise a Thriving and Resilient World, by supporting the Somkhanda in KwaZulu-Natal, a community-owned proclaimed reserve, home to the big five.

Southern African Wildlife College

Southern African Wildlife College

The Southern African Wildlife College is the most effective hands-on conservation training institution, working beyond boundaries to conserve and secure Africa’s wildlife and ecosystems in partnership with local communities.

South Luangwa National Park – Conservation South Luangwa

South Luangwa National Park – Conservation South Luangwa

Rangers' work tirelessly on a daily basis conducting anti-poaching patrols inside and outside the national park.

Tarangire Ecosystem – African People & Wildlife

Tarangire Ecosystem – African People & Wildlife

African People & Wildlife (APW) protects wildlife, invests in people, and restores balance to Africa’s vital ecosystems across Tanzania, implementing its holistic conservation programming in partnership with communities, emphasising rural women and youth.

The Malilangwe Trust

The Malilangwe Trust

Since 1994, The Malilangwe Trust in Zimbabwe has worked to integrate conservation and community development, pioneering science-based protection and reintroduction of wildlife, alongside community development programmes to support future generations.

Thuma Forest Reserve – Wildlife Action Group

Thuma Forest Reserve – Wildlife Action Group

A Malawian conservation NGO working to protect and restore Thuma and Dedza-Salima Escarpment Forest Reserves and wildlife, focusing on the natural environment and wildlife for social and economic benefit of local people, to support Earth’s biodiversity.

Tongwe Trust

Tongwe Trust

Tongwe Trust in Tanzania is a small community organisation focussed on the protection of the Ntakata Forest ecosystem, a key habitat for endangered species and endemic insect life and flora, crucial for water-catchment and honey-gathering for villagers.

Tsavo Conservation Area – Tsavo Trust

Tsavo Conservation Area – Tsavo Trust

Tsavo Trust, an action-oriented conservation organisation, partner of KWS, provides core support to secure wildlife, habitat and communities across a vast area with significant wildlife, such as elephant, 18% of Kenya’s black rhino and many high value species.

Virunga National Park – Virunga Foundation

Virunga National Park – Virunga Foundation

Virunga National Park in eastern DRC is the most dangerous park in the world for Rangers. Over 689 male and female rangers actively serve to protect the park, its natural resources, and the local communities that have endured over 20 years of conflict.

Vwaza Marsh Wildlife Reserve – Peace Parks Foundation

Vwaza Marsh Wildlife Reserve – Peace Parks Foundation

The rangers in Vwaza are very involved in anti-poaching endeavours. Rangers remove hundreds of snares and fishing gears monthly from the reserve and often arrest bushmeat poachers.

Wechiau Community Hippo Sanctuary – Calgary Zoo

Wechiau Community Hippo Sanctuary – Calgary Zoo

Established in 1998 to protect one of Ghana’s last remaining hippopotamus populations, the Wechiau Community Hippo Sanctuary (WCHS) comprises 20 communities and the riverine forest, floodplain, and Guinea savannah woodland along the Black Volta River.

Wild Chimpanzee Foundation

Wild Chimpanzee Foundation

Wild Chimpanzee Foundation’s goal is to promote the survival of the last populations of wild chimpanzees and their habitat in Côte d'Ivoire, Liberia and Guinea-Conakry, through environmental education, conservation and research, and extending to ecotourism and biomonitoring.

Yankari Game Reserve – Wildlife Conservation Society

Yankari Game Reserve – Wildlife Conservation Society

Since 2014 Bauchi State Government and WCS signed a co-management agreement after a drastic decline in elephant numbers (roughly 100-150 today), with WCS managing all ranger patrols in Yankari Game Reserve, one of Nigeria’s most famous tourism destinations.

Zambezi Valley – International Anti-Poaching Foundation

Zambezi Valley – International Anti-Poaching Foundation

IAPF protects endangered wildlife and ecosystems, preventing poaching and illegal trafficking, with ranger training, equipment and technological solutions, critical management and administrative support to local communities.

Zinave National Park – Peace Parks Foundation

Zinave National Park – Peace Parks Foundation

Zinave National Park is an integral part of the Mozambican component of the Great Limpopo Transfrontier Conservation Area which represents a transition between wet and dry tropical areas and holds very diverse tree species and at least 41 species of grasses.

Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary – Uganda Conservation Foundation

Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary – Uganda Conservation Foundation

Uganda Conservation Foundation supports the Uganda Wildlife Authority, running long term recovery and development programmes in Queen Elizabeth and Murchison Falls Protected Areas, adding Ziwa in 2021. The new Ranger Fund now provides vital frontline operational funding.

Zululand Monitoring Team – ACT Fund Trust

Zululand Monitoring Team – ACT Fund Trust

Wildlife ACT, was established in 2010 in South Africa to save Africa’s iconic and endangered species from extinction, enabling broad-scale biodiversity conservation through strategic monitoring, research, community programmes, security and range expansion.

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