Bob Irwin Wildlife & Conservation Foundation Inc is a not-for-profit foundation dedicated to community education, direct support of front-line wildlife rescuers, and advocacy on behalf of wildlife and protection of the environment. We need your financial support to do what we do.
The Foundation is an exceptionally lean organisation, with at this early stage, no paid staff. The Management Committee provides its time for free, to ensure that the majority of what we raise goes directly to the people and organisations who right now need it most. Tax deductible status in Australia is pending.
The situation for our wildlife is urgent. Please give generously.
Nobody should hunt endangered wildlife
It is of grave concern to me that the Native Title Act of 1993 still allows the hunting of endangered and vulnerable species within our country. Colin Riddell and I have been calling for a moratorium on the hunting of dugong and turtle until research shows how many are left. We now believe a moratorium is futile. Dugongs, turtles and fifty other Australian animals are hunted and
Elephant-Human Relations Aid (EHRA)
In June 2013, conservationists Greg Johnstone and Jess Mowat went to Namibia on a project that aims to alleviate human-elephant conflict with a desert-adapted population of African Elephant (Loxodonta Africana). This is their story… Our first camp was set in the farming district of Omaruru. After the EHRA volunteer group had set camp in what were dry, drought-ridden conditions (Aljazeera News: http://aje.me/19IkG1j), a heart-stopping