SUPPORTING CONSERVATION PROJECTS WORLDWIDE

Action for the Wild News

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...

in Africa
Over the last month, interns and staff at Colchester Zoo's UmPhafa Reserve have done an amazing job, renovating the dam outside Elworthy House. The reserve has two filtering systems going into this dam that recycle the waste water from Elworthy house...

in Africa
In July 2017, Action for the Wild made another donation to our supported project the N/a’an ku sê Research Programme in Namibia, bringing the total donated to date to £24,209 since our support began in 2012. Namibia is one of only...

in Africa
Once again at Colchester Zoo's UmPhafa Reserve we have the privilege of taking care of 3 Wild Dogs to support the National Wild Dog Metapopulation Initiative.  The three sisters, Flame, Manya & Meva arrived at UmPhafa in June and have been...

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