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

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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

Wild Golf Day to Save Endangered Species!

10th August 2018

If you’re wild about golf and would like to tee off to support a local wildlife charity, why not sign up for DSWF's charity golf day in Surrey in September? Held at the prestigious Cranleigh Golf and Country Club, the event…

If you’re wild about golf and would like to tee off to support a local wildlife charity, why not sign…

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Wild Ride Mission Accomplished!

7th August 2018

They’ve been bitten to bits by tsetse flies, suffered rough roads, sore bottoms, broken bikes and exhaustion – but they did it! Our amazing Wild Ride team - Andrew White, Harry Rowland, Jacques Rudolph and Laura Wright - have finished…

They’ve been bitten to bits by tsetse flies, suffered rough roads, sore bottoms, broken bikes and exhaustion – but they…

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Elephant Orphans Adopted by Wild Herd!

6th August 2018

In an amazing story of elephant rehabilitation, we’re excited to bring you the news that elephant orphans Kakaro and Njanji have been ‘adopted’ by a wild herd in Zambia! Back in June, we followed the tale of the two little…

In an amazing story of elephant rehabilitation, we’re excited to bring you the news that elephant orphans Kakaro and Njanji…

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Engage

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