SUPPORTING CONSERVATION PROJECTS WORLDWIDE

Action for the Wild News

in Africa
In 2017, Colchester Zoo’s Action for the Wild continued its support of Save the Rhinos with a donation of £6,294.15. This funding was used to provide 41 rangers at Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park with essential First Aid training tailored to the needs of...

in Asia
Colchester Zoo’s Action for the Wild has supported the Hornbill Research Foundation since 2002, adopting families of hornbills in southern Thailand. Our adoption helps fund researchers from Bangkok’s Mahidol and Kasetsart Universities, along with 40 villagers, to look after hornbill nests...

in Asia
The months of June and July have been busy for Action for the Wild’s supported Free the Bears’ sanctuary in Laos, with 5 rescues taking place in a month’s period. On June the 26th, a tiny moon bear was rescued with...

in All
On the 19th September 2018, a team made up of members from the zoo keeping and gardens sections at Colchester Zoo will be taking part in the 3 Peaks Challenge to raise funds for two Action for the Wild supported projects;...

in Asia
Conservation of Komodo dragons requires a multidisciplinary approach whereby wildlife population monitoring, direct protection measures, community awareness and capacity building initiatives are integrated and implemented in collaboration with government authorities and the local community. On Flores, Komodo dragons are protected on...

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