The Wilderness Foundation Africa works from its base in South Africa to protect and sustain wildlife and wilderness through integrated conservation and education programmes. Whether it is direct action anti-poaching in the field, large landscape wilderness management, or developing rising young leaders from disadvantaged communities for a career in conservation, the Wilderness Foundation has over 40 years of results.
September 22nd marks World Rhino Day, and Wilderness Foundation Africa in partnership with Peace Parks Foundation and SOUL Music and Performing Arts Academy launches its superhero Rhino Ranger to cut consumption of rhino horn in Vietnam, the worlds largest recipient of illegal rhino horn from South Africa.
2016 has been a year of milestones for Wilderness Foundation Africa. It is the year we celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Umzi Wethu Academy, the 20th anniversary of Pride of Table Mountain and the year that we celebrate 45 years of Conservation.
Wilderness Foundation Africa, through the Forever Wild Conservation Programme, has donated R25 000 towards the rehabilitation of endangered African Penguins who were recently found covered in oil, following spills in Algoa Bay around the Port of Ngqura in the Eastern Cape.