Together with our supporters, our partners, and our collaborative network, we are having a positive, tangible, and long-lasting impact for endangered animals and for the conservationists dedicated to wildlife protection.
With every dollar we raise and every service we provide, we help conservationists focus on what they do best: save wildlife.
Our Global Reach
Impact by the Numbers
raised for conservation since WCN's inception
We pass 100% of funds designated to a species directly to fieldwork to protect that species and 93% of donations to WCN are used to support our Conservation Partners.
people employed by our partners
Be it creating handicrafts, protecting wildlife as scouts, or hired as staff, our conservation partners employ local people in the countries where they operate.
Wildlife Funds have supported 374 projects to date.
Our Wildlife Funds have supported projects in 38 countries to protect threatened species throughout their entire habitat.
people attended our Wildlife Conservation Expos and other events in 2019
WCN hosted Expos and events that were attended by people from over 32 states and 13 countries.
field conservationists who have attended WCN workshops
WCN staff work with partners directly and provide expert training and workshops so conservationists can strengthen or learn new skills that make their organizations more impactful.
Scholarships awarded through our Scholarship Program
WCN has awarded scholarships to promising young conservationists across 42 countries.
Our Conservation Partners are Having a Big Impact
acres of forests protected in northern Colombia
Throughout 2019, Proyecto Tití expanded their forest reserves in San Juan Nepomuceno and now protect more than 13,000 acres of habitat for cotton-top tamarins in this region.
snares removed in Hwange National Park
Painted Dog Conservation’s anti-poaching units performed 712 patrols over 800 sq. miles and saved five painted dogs caught in traps in 2019.
shepherd dogs placed with herders throughout Namibia
Cheetah Conservation Fund celebrated the 25th anniversary of their Livestock Guarding Program, reducing livestock predation by 80-90% and conflict between herders and cheetahs.
ranger patrols organized by Okapi Conservation Project
These patrols inside Okapi Wildlife Reserve led to the removal of 1,800 snares and dismantling of 1,200 illegal mining and logging operations during 2019.
plastic straws eliminated in 2019
Global Penguin Society cleared tons of plastic garbage from penguin breeding grounds in Patagonia. They also convinced beach resorts to reduce single use plastics by 90%