SAVING
ENDANGERED WILDLIFE

David Shepherd CBE 1931 – 2017

David Shepherd

Wildlife Foundation

DSWF is a small and 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.

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“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

WE STOCK ONE OF THE LARGEST COLLECTIONS OF WORK BY LEADING WILDLIFE ARTISTS, INCLUDING RARE AND COLLECTABLE PRINTS. All sales support our wildlife conservation work.

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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

DSWF advocates toughest possible UK ban on Ivory

21st November 2017

Following various missives encouraging our supporters to ‘take action’ in response to DEFRA’s consultation letter of 6 October 2017 about the UK ban on the sales of ivory and in the run-up to our participation in the Convention on International…

Following various missives encouraging our supporters to ‘take action’ in response to DEFRA’s consultation letter of 6 October 2017 about…

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Dorchester Wildlife Ball raises around £200,000 in a fitting tribute to the life of David Shepherd

11th November 2017

A precious working palette belonging to the late David Shepherd, together with one of his original paintings of an elephant, were just a couple of the special items which were put up for auction tonight at the David Shepherd Wildlife…

A precious working palette belonging to the late David Shepherd, together with one of his original paintings of an elephant,…

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Rescued elephant named after David Shepherd…

9th November 2017

The latest elephant rescue has been under the care of the DSWF funded Elephant Orphanage Project (EOP) for one month now and he has come along way. During this time, he has been fondly named ‘41’, as he is the…

The latest elephant rescue has been under the care of the DSWF funded Elephant Orphanage Project (EOP) for one month…

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