One year on...

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EVERY. RANGER. COUNTS.

EVERY. RANGER. COUNTS.

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David Shepherd

Wildlife Foundation

DSWF is an effective wildlife conservation charity funding key projects in Africa and Asia working to save endangered wildlife. DSWF fights for greater legal protection of endangered species; funds international cross-border enforcement programmes; builds capacity of key law enforcement networks; supports undercover investigations into wildlife crime; campaigns to bring an end to the trade in the parts of endangered wildlife and equips and trains rangers to protect vulnerable wildlife populations from poachers.

Our Work

“Since seeing hundreds of dead animals around a waterhole poisoned by poachers I have vowed to fight for the survival of wildlife."

- David Shepherd CBE FRSA

BEAUTIFUL WILDLIFE ART

The Art of Survival: Wildlife art for conservation

PROTECT

DSWF supports vital wildlife conservation projects across Africa and Asia that achieve real results for the survival of endangered species. We help rescue and return animals to the wild when found orphaned or in the hands of poachers; support research into human wildlife conflict to create long-term solutions; monitor key wildlife populations to better understand their needs and equip and train anti-poaching teams.

News

One Year On…

19th September 2018

It’s a year since we lost our much-loved and inspirational founder David Shepherd. Today we remember his charisma, his huge talent and his passion for wildlife. David worked tirelessly to give something back to the animals that helped him achieve…

It’s a year since we lost our much-loved and inspirational founder David Shepherd. Today we remember his charisma, his huge…

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Painted Wolves: A Wild Dog’s Life

13th September 2018

Painted dogs are a much overlooked species, yet they are one of the most persecuted. Few people even know they exist, let alone know of the threats they face as one of our planet's most highly endangered hunters. DSWF supports…

Painted dogs are a much overlooked species, yet they are one of the most persecuted. Few people even know they…

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Nearly £10,000 in the Race Against Extinction – Thank you!

11th September 2018

Thank you to everyone who helped us raise nearly £10,000 in our Race Against Extinction! With your generous donations, we helped to fund Rhino 911, a rapid response helicopter unit who provide lifesaving solutions to wounded rhinos in South Africa.…

Thank you to everyone who helped us raise nearly £10,000 in our Race Against Extinction! With your generous donations, we…

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Engage

Click the images below to learn all about each of the endangered animals we are fighting to protect.