In January, we organised a team expedition up Mount Kenya. The five day trek was an unforgettable experience as we climbed to 3,985 meters (16,300 ft). In doing this, we were able to drew attention to the dramatic decline of lions in Africa, and we raised $20,000 for lion conservation.
Paul put together this fun video showing highlights from the expedition. Enjoy!
Our campaign is off to a great start towards raising $20,000 for lion conservation by climbing Mt Kenya in January.
We can't reach the top alone.
You can join our expedition no matter where in the world you are by becoming a fundraiser or champion for our cause.
Top 5 easy ways to get involved:
1) Make a donation to the campaign: http://bit.ly/ClimbForLions
2) Set up a a crowd-funding page and tell your friends. The funds you raise will get directed into our campaign. It's easy. Watch that meter climb to the goal!
3) Use our special graphics as your Facebook profile photo. These great images were made for us by one of our supporters -- if you have your own creative ideas for contributing to the cause like this, let us kno...
"We are losing lions all the time. There are 20,000 lions left in Africa. Less than 2,000 lions left in Kenya. Lions deserve better."
These were some of the powerful words spoken by Shivani at the Wildlife Conservation Network Expo in San Francisco last month. Below you can watch the full presentation which includes a moving segment delivered by Jeneria.
Through the course of the talk, they describe the plight of lions not just in Kenya but across Africa, and the range of conservation programmes we use to empower local communities to protect the lions they live alongside.
We were so thankful to the hundreds of people who came to our talk and met with us throughout the Expo. We hope Shivani's final message reaches people so that...
It's that time of year again when we travel to San Francisco for the annual Wildlife Expo hosted by the Wildlife Conservation Network.
Saturday, October 8, 2016
Mission Bay Conference Center, San Francisco, CA
We will give a talk at 10am and be present throughout the day at our table where we will have Kenyan crafts for sale.
Tickets go fast, so don't miss out!
> Buy tickets online
> Read the full schedule including special guest speakers
Our 2015 Annual Report has just been released and is available to download as a PDF. It contains highlights from 2015 in terms of conservation impact, operational growth, and important results that we were able to deliver thanks to your support.
The report was designed to give you a clear understanding of our work and our impact, with beautiful layouts and images. The report covers:
How we transform human-lion conflict;
Our community conservation programs like Lion Kids Camp and Mama Simba;
Using research and science to monitor lions and measure their survival across the landscape;
We hope you enjoy it. Please share your feedback - we love hearing from you.
Download the 2015 Annual Report here