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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

Roaming Elephant Art in Zambia

15th May 2018

Children in Zambia were treated to an art lesson with a difference when Matthew Shapira – aka ‘Roaming Elephant Art’ – dropped in to their school. The artist painted a huge colourful elephant mural on the school wall, to the…

Children in Zambia were treated to an art lesson with a difference when Matthew Shapira – aka ‘Roaming Elephant Art’…

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David Shepherd Exhibition – Rare Originals on Show

15th May 2018

Precious David Shepherd artworks on show A rarely-seen selection of David Shepherd’s artwork, drawn from the Shepherd family’s private collection, goes on show in Gloucestershire this month. The one-off David Shepherd exhibition at ‘Nature in Art’ near Gloucester, includes examples…

Precious David Shepherd artworks on show A rarely-seen selection of David Shepherd’s artwork, drawn from the Shepherd family’s private collection,…

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Congratulations and a huge thank you to our courageous London Marathon runners!

11th May 2018

Marvellous Marathon Runners! The weather at this year’s London Marathon was the hottest on record, but team DSWF were on a mission for wildlife! Our brave runners pulled out all the stops to complete the course – raising almost £10,000…

Marvellous Marathon Runners! The weather at this year’s London Marathon was the hottest on record, but team DSWF were on…

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Engage

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