SUPPORTING CONSERVATION PROJECTS WORLDWIDE

Action for the Wild News

in Africa
Colchester Zoo’s Action for the Wild has donated £11,000 to VulPro since 2015.  Our funds help towards vulture monitoring expenses, covering field staff and activities related to several of the core colonies. This also includes power line sweeps below the colonies....

in Africa
On the 18th October, staff on UmPhafa got a wonderful glimpse of a pair of ground hornbills on UmPhafa. This is the first time this species has been seen on the reserve in many years! Ground hornbills are listed as vulnerable on...

in Africa
Since 2012, Colchester Zoo’s Action for the Wild has donated over £24,000 to support the human-wildlife conflict work of the N/a’an ku sê Research Programme in Namibia. Between April 2017 and June 2017, the Rapid Response Unit received 19 human-carnivore conflict...

in Africa
Since 2006, Colchester Zoo’s Action for the Wild has donated over £78,500 to support Save the Rhinos International and specifically to boost the capacity and morale of rangers in Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park, South Africa. Covering 960 square kilometres, Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park is based...

in Africa
Since 2010, Colchester Zoo’s Action for the Wild has donated £35,000 to support the Elephant Orphanage Project (EOP) in Zambia. On the 11th August 2017, the EOP’s Lilayi Elephant Nursery became the home of a female elephant calf, aged just 1...

Action for the Wild is Colchester Zoo’s charitable arm

Action for the Wild became a charity in 2004

Action for the Wild has donated over £2 million to animal conservation to date