Two Ways to Donate

Donate to the Fund

YOUR IMPACT AMPLIFED

Your £25 suggested Donation will help bring thousands of wildlife defenders back to the field.

Every dollar donated will be matched by the Scheinberg Relief Fund, doubling your generous contribution.

Donate to a Protected Area

MAKE A DIFFERENCE

Support your chosen Ranger unit with a £25 suggested donation, bringing rangers back to the field and ensure a future for wildlife.

Every dollar donated will be matched by the Scheinberg Relief Fund, doubling your generous contribution.

Your Conservation Impact

70

Protected Areas

Number of Protected Areas Better Managed With Rangers Back to Work

4,143,778

km²

Number of Square Kilometers Better Patrolled

45

Endangered Species

Number of Endangered Species Better Protected

Your Conservation Impact

8,784

Rangers Supported

Number of Rangers Better Supported

57,360

Livelihoods

Number of Livelihoods Directly Supported

17

Countries

Number of Countries Across Africa Supported

Your Impact Amplified

Wildlife Rangers across Africa are the guardians of wildlife and ecosystems. Give today and your donation will be matched by the Scheinberg Relief Fund, amplifying your impact to bring thousands of frontline Wildlife Rangers back to the field.

WIDLIFE RANGER CHALLENGE

Support a Protected Area

Support your chosen Ranger unit with a £25 suggested donation, bring rangers back to the field 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.

African Parks Teams

African Parks Teams

African Parks is participating in the Wildlife Ranger Challenge to help raise needed funds for rangers across Africa. On October 3rd, African Parks’ entire ranger unit of 1,000 rangers will be running 21km within the 18 parks under their management.  

Karingani Game Reserve – African Community & Conservation Foundation

Karingani Game Reserve – African Community & Conservation Foundation

Rangers safeguard Karingani's rhino populations a by patrolling, gathering and reporting environmental data, and minimizing incursions into the reserve.

Vamizi Marine Sanctuary – Africa Foundation

Vamizi Marine Sanctuary – Africa Foundation

Rangers monitor the largest recorded population of green turtles in Mozambique, along with more than 180 species of coral and 300 species of reef fish.

Tarangire Ecosystem – African People & Wildlife

Tarangire Ecosystem – African People & Wildlife

Community Game Scouts are critical to maintaining the health and vitality of this rich wildlife habitat and migratory corridor.

Northern Tuli Game Reserve – Afzelia Ltd

Northern Tuli Game Reserve – Afzelia Ltd

Anti-poaching units are tasked with protecting the conservation integrity of the reserve. Rangers use information gathered during patrols, night activities, and other field activities to combat wildlife crime impacting the reserve.

Aberdare National Park – Bongo Surveillance Project

Aberdare National Park – Bongo Surveillance Project

Rangers patrol key bongo habitats in Aberdare National Park.

Mau Eburu Forest Reserve – Bongo Surveillance Project

Mau Eburu Forest Reserve – Bongo Surveillance Project

Rangers working deep within the forest have kept the mountain bongo from becoming extinct in the wild.

Mt Kenya National Park – Bongo Surveillance Project

Mt Kenya National Park – Bongo Surveillance Project

The mountain bongo is a critically endangered species found only in the dense forests of Kenya.

Wechiau Community Hippo Sanctuary – Calgary Zoo

Wechiau Community Hippo Sanctuary – Calgary Zoo

Support your chosen Ranger unit, bring rangers back to the field and ensure a future for wildlife. Every dollar donated will be matched by the Scheinberg Relief Fund, doubling your generous contribution.

Chuilexi Conservancy

Chuilexi Conservancy

Rangers protect against threats such as elephant and bushmeat poaching, snaring, and illegal logging and mining on protected land.

Hwange National Park- Conservation and Wildlife Fund

Hwange National Park- Conservation and Wildlife Fund

CWF rangers are highly trained in anti-poaching work: snare detection, poacher apprehension, tracking and anti-tracking, use of GPS and radio, recognising signs of poachers, map reading, spoor and wildlife identification, patrol methods, non-verbal communications and the use of Spatial Monitoring and Reporting Tool (SMART), a digital data logging system.

Lower Zambezi National Park – Conservation Lower Zambezi

Lower Zambezi National Park – Conservation Lower Zambezi

Elephant poaching in Lower Zambezi National Park is down by more than 70% since 2016 due to ranger efforts.

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.

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park – Conservation Through Public Health

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park – Conservation Through Public Health

Rangers' work is is vital to the health and safety of BINP’s endangered mountain gorillas.

Nsumbu National Park – Frankfurt Zoological Society

Nsumbu National Park – Frankfurt Zoological Society

African lions and black rhino may soon be reintroduced to the Nsumbu Mweru Ecosystem as a result of rangers' hard work.

North Luangwa – FZS-North Luangwa

North Luangwa – FZS-North Luangwa

Rangers protect Zambia's only black rhino population and the country’s largest elephant population.

Game Rangers Association of Africa

Game Rangers Association of Africa

Rangers roles are multifaceted—they work across law enforcement, wildlife monitoring, conservation management, community relations, and more.

Kafue National Park – Game Rangers International

Kafue National Park – Game Rangers International

Rangers deter illegal activity, apprehend poachers, and sweep for snares across the Greater Kafue Landscape.

Grumeti- Grumeti Fund

Grumeti- Grumeti Fund

Rangers work to protect the fauna and flora of Grumeti Concessions from illegal threats, particularly from poachers looking for bushmeat, ivory, rhino horn, cattle, and other natural resources from the area.

Mahajeby Forests and Wetlands – IMPACT Madagascar

Mahajeby Forests and Wetlands – IMPACT Madagascar

Rangers tirelessly patrol the forests and wetlands to make sure threatened species are protected and that natural resources are not being destroyed.

Luwire Conservancy

Luwire Conservancy

Rangers make the majority of armed poacher arrests and illegal firearms seizures in the area.

Makame Wildlife Management Area – Honeyguide Foundation

Makame Wildlife Management Area – Honeyguide Foundation

Elephants, lions, wild dogs, leopards, oryx, and aardwolves are found throughout Makame’s extensive wooded landscape.

Randilen Wildlife Management Area – Honeyguide Foundation

Randilen Wildlife Management Area – Honeyguide Foundation

In all areas the rangers' work is critical in supporting community owned and managed conservation areas.

Zambezi Valley – International Anti-Poaching Foundation

Zambezi Valley – International Anti-Poaching Foundation

Rangers protect one of the largest elephant populations in Africa.

Lewa Wildlife Conservancy

Lewa Wildlife Conservancy

Approximately 13 percent of Kenya’s rhino population makes its home among the Lewa-Borana landscape.

Laikipia Ranches & Conservancies – Lion Landscapes

Laikipia Ranches & Conservancies – Lion Landscapes

Rangers prevent wildlife loss and minimize risk to human and livestock health.

Kuku Group Ranch – Maasai Wilderness Conservation Trust

Kuku Group Ranch – Maasai Wilderness Conservation Trust

Rangers protect the natural resources of the Maasai community, conserving the wildlife and habitat of their land.

Imenti Forest Reserve – Mount Kenya Trust

Imenti Forest Reserve – Mount Kenya Trust

Rangers partner with the Kenya Wildlife Service to reduce poaching and forest destruction on Mt. Kenya.

Mt Kenya National Park – Mount Kenya Trust

Mt Kenya National Park – Mount Kenya Trust

Rangers face harsh terrain, high altitudes and challenging weather conditions on a daily basis to protect Mt Kenya’s ecosystem.

Musekese-Lumbeya – Kafue National Park – Musekese Conservation

Musekese-Lumbeya – Kafue National Park – Musekese Conservation

Lion cubs recently joined the resident pride, joining the leopards and elephants found throughout the park.

NRT 91 Teams – Northern Rangelands Trust

NRT 91 Teams – Northern Rangelands Trust

Due to ranger actions, the number of elephants killed for ivory in Northern Rangelands conservancies is down 96 percent since 2012.

Hwange National Park Buffer Zone – Painted Dog Conservation

Hwange National Park Buffer Zone – Painted Dog Conservation

Anti-poaching scouts carry out daily patrols throughout the Gwayi Conservancy and areas surrounding Hwange National Park.

Nyika National Park – Peace Parks Foundation

Nyika National Park – Peace Parks Foundation

Through rangers’ dedicated efforts, there has been a significant decline in poaching and an increase in key wildlife populations on the Nyika plateau.

Sioma Ngwezi National Park – Peace Parks Foundation

Sioma Ngwezi National Park – Peace Parks Foundation

Rangers conduct routine patrols as well as special operations to combat poaching and trafficking of high-value wildlife.

Project Rhino K9 Team – Project Rhino

Project Rhino K9 Team – Project Rhino

Project Rhino’s K9 Team works to stop wildlife crime across the Zululand.

Greater Grietjie Nature Reserve – Transfrontier Africa

Greater Grietjie Nature Reserve – Transfrontier Africa

Lions, leopards, rhinos and more are under the protection of the Black Mambas, an all-female group of rangers.

Aberdare National Park – Rhino Ark

Aberdare National Park – Rhino Ark

Community-based scouts conduct patrols targeting illegal activities deep in the Aberdare Forest.

Mau Eburu Forest Reserve – Rhino Ark

Mau Eburu Forest Reserve – Rhino Ark

Patrol teams respond to local intelligence reports to enact sting operations to catch would-be wildlife or forestry criminals.

Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary – Rhino Fund Uganda

Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary – Rhino Fund Uganda

Specialized rangers trained in rhino conservation monitor and collect data on the sanctuary’s rhino’s 24/7.

Savé Valley Conservancy

Savé Valley Conservancy

Critically endangered elephants and rhinos are monitored and protected by a highly trained team of anti-poaching specialists.

Kunene Region – Save the Rhino Trust

Kunene Region – Save the Rhino Trust

Rangers are responsible for leading rhino monitoring activities to help protect the black rhino population in northwest Namibia.

Kenya’s South Rift – SORALO

Kenya’s South Rift – SORALO

The key focus of the community rangers is conserving this coexistence and landscape connectivity.

Southern African Wildlife College

Southern African Wildlife College

K9 rangers are on standby at all times to respond to poacher incursions or reports of wounded animals.

Chewore South – The Tashinga Initiative

Chewore South – The Tashinga Initiative

Rangers patrol and monitor a critical wildlife corridor in the Zambezi Valley.

Chewore North – The Tashinga Initiative

Chewore North – The Tashinga Initiative

Rangers serve as the front line of defence across a biodiverse-rich landscape along Zimbabwe’s Zambezi River.

Charara Safari Area – The Tashinga Initiative

Charara Safari Area – The Tashinga Initiative

Rangers work as the front line of defence across a biodiverse-rich landscape along Zimbabwe’s Zambezi River hinterland.

Mana Pools – The Tashinga Initiative

Mana Pools – The Tashinga Initiative

Rangers at Mana Pools National Park monitor and patrol the area’s rivers and forests for signs of poaching.

Ekuthuleni Nature Reserve – Transfrontier Africa

Ekuthuleni Nature Reserve – Transfrontier Africa

Hippos, wild dogs, and a variety of birds live in the hills and forests of Ekuthuleni Nature Reserve

Olifants West – Transfrontier Africa

Olifants West – Transfrontier Africa

The Black Mambas, an all-female group of rangers, patrol, sweep for snares, and destroy poacher camps on a daily basis.

Niassa Special Reserve – TRT Conservation Foundation

Niassa Special Reserve – TRT Conservation Foundation

Teams protect the area from bushmeat poachers, illegal gold miners, and logging.

Tsavo Conservation Area – Tsavo Trust

Tsavo Conservation Area – Tsavo Trust

Rangers collected 240 snares, made 14 arrests, and recovered 704 kg of bushmeat in the first half of 2020.

Murchison Falls National Park – Uganda Conservation Foundation

Murchison Falls National Park – Uganda Conservation Foundation

Lions are considered particularly vulnerable due to increased poaching in Murchison Falls National Park.

Queen Elizabeth National Park- Uganda Conservation Foundation

Queen Elizabeth National Park- Uganda Conservation Foundation

Rangers are under severe pressure at Queen Elizabeth National Park, preventing poaching, mitigating wildlife conflict and reacting to poisoning—all during an anthrax outbreak.

Virunga National Park – Virunga Foundation

Virunga National Park – Virunga Foundation

Rangers work to conserve endangered mountain gorillas and protect the park from illegal extraction of natural resources.

Zululand Monitoring Team – Wildlife ACT

Zululand Monitoring Team – Wildlife ACT

The black and white rhino population depends on rangers for protection from poachers.

Thuma Forest Reserve – Wildlife Action Group

Thuma Forest Reserve – Wildlife Action Group

Rangers work closely with the community to promote peaceful human-elephant coexistence.

Yankari Game Reserve – Wildlife Conservation Society

Yankari Game Reserve – Wildlife Conservation Society

Rangers’ conservation measures have been so successful that no elephant poaching has been recorded since May 2015.

Coutada 11 – Zambeze Delta Safaris

Coutada 11 – Zambeze Delta Safaris

The lion population has more than doubled since 2018 because of a dedicated team of rangers.

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