SUPPORTING CONSERVATION PROJECTS WORLDWIDE

Action for the Wild News

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 Asia
Since 2006, Colchester Zoo’s Action for the Wild has donated over £9,000 to support the Komodo Survival Programme in conjunction with the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria (EAZA) European Endangered Species Breeding Programme. Throughout April to June 2017, the programme...

in Asia
Since 2010, Colchester Zoo’s Action for the Wild has donated £34,000 to sponsor the Orangutan Foundation funding their project on Bornean Orangutan Translocations and Veterinary Support in the 64,000ha Lamandau Wildlife Reserve, Indonesian Borneo. The Orangutan Foundation helps to fund and...

in Asia
The Red Panda Network is working in Nepal in the Panchthar-Ilam-Taplejung (PIT) corridor to protect and maintain a viable red panda population. This corridor is very important because of its large red panda habitat and also its connectivity to the other...

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...

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