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Teresa Graham's Fundraising Page, 10 March 2008
Tusk Trust

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We support innovative projects to accelerate African-driven conservation


WHO ARE WE: Wild Entrust was founded as the Botswana Wild Dog Research Project in1989 - evolved to the Botswana Predator Conservation Trust in 2000, and Wild Entrust in 2020 and is now one of the longest running and most published wildlife conservation research projects in Africa. It remains a non profit with a small team, low overheads and a focused mission to conserve Africa’s large carnivores- African wild dog, cheetah, leopard, lion and spotted hyena - and their associated habitats through their three core programs:  WE RESEARCH Botswana Predator ConservationWE PLAY Coaching Conservation and, WE COEXIST Community Coexistence.

By conducting research in the field, educating and empowering
kids to shape a better future, and enabling communities to sustainably manage land surrounding and connecting Southern Africa’s protected area network, Wild Entrust is changing lives. Informed by 30 years of experience, Wild Entrust continues to seek innovative ways to conserve biodiversity and reduce human-wildlife conflict, to inspire greater appreciation of nature in the next generation, and to develop a holistic understanding of how ecosystem health, human wellbeing and livestock management are all connected.

See WE's Impact report: http://wildentrust.org/annual-report/index.html

WHY WE NEED YOU: Because WE Are All Connected Wild Entrust Africa’s mission remains at the heart of everything they do - "to support the long-term viability of threatened wildlife populations and their critical habitats." Covid19 is challenging these wildlife populations, but Covid19 has also highlighted, beyond a doubt, that we truly are all connected. Everyone has a role to play in protecting wildlife and wild spaces. Wild Entrust will continue to work on the ground to keep its programs going, but WE rely entirely on donations to achieve their aims. Get connected by supporting the work of Wild Entrust.


$100 - Send one primary school learner to the 6 week CC after-school program.

$150 - Will provide an hour of aviation fuel for the project Cessna plane - for aerial radio tracking and monitoring movements of study populations. 120hr required annually.

$300 - Will compensate a farmer for a cow killed by lions (or by any other large predator species).

$500- Offer a day field trip to a wildlife reserve for a Grade 5 (age 10/11) class of learners -often providing their first wildlife experience

$800 - Buys a GPS/Satellite radio collar with an expected battery life of 14 months. Ten are proposed for 2016 to monitor the movement of predators in wildlife areas bordering livestock grazing areas.

$1500 - Will pay for construction of a predator resistant corral to reduce the livestock losses from predators at night, with the guidance of the BCPT team.  Unlimited number needed in Northern Botswana.

$ 5000 - Pays for Botswana Citizen Graduate Student training and support for 1 year

J.W. Tico McNutt, PhD and Lesley McNutt, MA
Wild Entrust
Private Bag 13 Maun, Botswana
Tel: +267 686 2363

Social media sites:
Twitter Instagram: C4C_Africa
Facebook:  @CoachingConservation/@BPCTrust

Donation Page:  https://www.wildentrustdonations.org/

Tico and Lesley McNutt are Founders and Directors of the U.S. registered non-profit (501(c)3), Wild Entrust International

About the charity

Tusk Trust

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For over 30 years, Tusk has helped pioneer a range of successful conservation initiatives across more than 20 African countries, safeguarding millions of hectares of ecosystems, empowering local communities and increasing protection for some of the continent's most treasured threatened species.

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