SUPPORTING CONSERVATION PROJECTS WORLDWIDE

Action for the Wild News

in Africa
Sadly Colchester Zoo’s UmPhafa Reserve has recently been involved in fighting a fire which had broken out on the top of the mountains in the area. It took over 4 days for the fire to be extinguished with the amazing staff...

in Africa
Water is one of nature’s greatest commodities that is never taken for granted in Africa. If the rains don’t arrive for many areas it simply means no water. Here on UmPhafa we are incredibly lucky to have the strong and constant...

in Africa
July has bought some exciting developments with Action for the Wild’s support elephant project. At the end of the  month, the younger orphans in the Kafue Release Facility (KRF) had a close encounter with a wild bull elephant during their daily...

in Africa
Colchester Zoo’s Action for the Wild would like to say a big thank you to 25th Colchester (St Matthew’s) Guides for donating £240.31 towards the UmPhafa Private Nature Reserve! In 2013, the Tall Challenge was launched for the units to find...

in Africa
Young chimpanzees and monkeys once destined for the illegal pet trade are being given a chance to be wild, thanks to the Centre de Rehabilitation des Primates de Lwiro, a haven close to the protected Kahuzi-Biega National Park in the Democratic...

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