ACT is dedicated to preserving Africa's wildlife and environmental heritage and acts as a resource to Project Rhino members who are actively engaged in rhino conservation and anti-poaching. A key goal for 2012 is to raise R10million to fund tangible and urgently needed interventions, which will collectively strengthen efforts to counteract rhino poaching.
Contact: Sheelagh Antrobus
Tel: 033-342 2844
The Wildlands Conservation Trust's Rhino Conservation Project aims to preserve rhino populations in KwaZulu-Natal by employing advanced surveillance technologies to improve monitoring and security.
Contact: Kevin McCann, Strategic Manager - Stewardship,
Tel: 033 343 6380 or 083 447 0657
The Wildlife ACT Fund supports rhino monitoring projects in KZN and on WWF - Black Rhino Range Expansion sites. We also currently manage the rhino monitoring work on Somkhanda Game Reserve, and assist with monitoring efforts on Thanda, Tembe, Mkhuze and Hluhluwe-iMfolozi game reserves.
Contact: Simon Morgan
The Thanda Foundation is dedicated to educating and informing communities bordering the Thanda Private Game Reserve of the need to protect the wildlife legacy and biodiversity of northern KwaZulu-Natal. In recognition of the dire situation of the rhino, Thanda is one of the founding members of Project Rhino KZN and is actively involved in its conservation efforts.
Contact: Dulcie Oliver
Tel: 035 5731899
We see the survival of our rhino and all wildlife in Africa like the African 3 legged pot that provides food: if one leg collapses, we will go hungry. Space for Elephants Foundation rhino work includes: Protecting Rhinos in the field;Working with communities, educating them on the value of rhino to South Africa and intelligence and information gathering.
Contact: Digs Pascoe
Tel: 082 9262571 or 035 4745181
The Black Rhino Range Expansion Project creates new black rhino breeding populations on large areas of land, and supports rhino security on source populations such as Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park, Mkhuze and Ithala. Seven new populations have been created since 2004.
Contact: Pam Sherriffs
Cell: 083-943 1754
WESSA is involved in fundraising to fund its direct anti-poaching interventions aimed at reducing and preventing rhino poaching. These include poaching information-gathering, the national rhino DNA database development and implementing critically-needed training for field rangers and conservation managers.
Contact: Chris Galliers
Tel: 033-330 3931
Cell: 079-504 4296