Projects

  • Viva Vaquita

    VivaVaquita.org was conceived on 9 September 2009 by concerned researchers and educators from three nonprofit organizations: Cetos Research Organization, Save The Whales, and the American Cetacean Society, Monterey Bay Chapter. Later, we were joined by others with an interest in vaquita conservation: ACS National and other local chapters, Oceanographic Environmental

  • Whooping Crane Eastern Partnership

    The Whooping Crane Eastern Partnership (WCEP or “the partnership”) was formally organized in 1999 as a next step in the recovery of the whooping crane in North America.  Following the Whooping Crane Recovery Team’s recommendation that a migratory flock be restored to eastern North America, WCEP founding members came together

  • American Wild Horse Preservation

    The American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign (AWHPC) is dedicated to preserving American wild horses and burros in viable free-roaming herds for generations to come, as part of our national heritage. The AWHPC coalition is calling on Congress and the Administration to reform the government’s wild horse management policies and restore

  • The River Otter Ecology Project

    River otters (Lontra canadensis) are charismatic watershed ambassadors, largely extirpated from the SF Bay Area by the mid-twentieth century.   As a sentinel apex predator species that uses every part of a watershed, from headwaters to the ocean, their return to our watersheds indicates a hopeful change in conditions and can

  • Turtle Conservancy

    Turtles are among the most threatened groups of animals on the planet, and are in desperate need of conservation help. More than half of their 300+ species are threatened with extinction according to IUCN Red List criteria. Primary threats to turtles and tortoises include habitat loss and degradation, high-volume unsustainable

  • Felidae Conservation Fund

    Mission Pollyanna Pickering Improving the state of global wild cat ecosystems through a fusion of research, education and online technologies to benefit humanity and drive meaningful change in the natural world. The world’s natural landscapes are in peril. As animal and plant species go extinct at rates faster than previously

  • Northern Jaguar Project

    Protecting the World’s Northernmost Jaguars Renowned for their power, strength, beauty, and grace, jaguars once roamed across much of the southern United States. Today, these predators are vanishing throughout the Americas, and nowhere is this more apparent than in the U.S.-Mexico borderlands. Removed from their historic northern range by poaching

  • Kauai Endangered Seabird Recovery Project

    Aloha! Welcome to the website of the Kaua?i Endangered Seabird Recovery Project. The KESRP is a Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) project, administered through the Pacific Studies Co-operative Unit of the University of Hawai?i.  Formed in 2006, the project focuses primarily on the three endangered seabirds found on the

  • Friends of Sea Otters

    Friends of the Sea Otter Friends of the Sea Otter (FSO) is an advocacy group, founded in 1968, dedicated to actively working with state and federal agencies and other groups to maintain, increase and broaden the current protections for the sea otter, a species currently protected by state and federal

  • California Wolf Center

    About the California Wolf Center We believe wolves have an inherent right to return to their native habitat and exist in the wild as nature intended, and that it is our role to act as trustees of that value. Our Mission The California Wolf Center is dedicated to the recovery