2018 IMPACT Report

Just off the press – see CCF Namibia 2018 Annual Report. Canadians contributed to CCF Namibia close to $120,000 toward four programs: the livestock guarding dog program, cheetah care and education for farmers and future conservationists. We also had two generous donors who paid for the construction of a dorm at CCF Centre to accommodate

Canadian Donors Help Student Interns’ Learning Experience

CCF’s student intern program provides outstanding opportunities for students to deepen their learning and practical experience in a wide range of disciplines, including biology, animal science, genetics, and conservation. Students working on under-graduate and graduate degrees complete their research projects at the Centre while benefitting from CCF’s extensive staff expertise.  As well, CCF has a

Dream comes true!

by Marializ, a long time supporter from British Columbia We recently enjoyed an overnight stay at CCF Namibia. Being cheetah fans and supporters of the cause to save them, spending time at the centre was the realization of a dream. It was also a pleasure and a privilege that helped us understand the true meaning

Dr Laurie Marker Issues Call to End Cheetah Poaching

MEDIA CONTACT: USA: Susan Yannetti, (202) 716-7756 [email protected] Canada: Carolyn R. Farquhar, (819) 271-8529 [email protected]   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Conservationist Dr Laurie Marker Issues Call to End Cheetah Poaching and Cheetah Trafficking While Caring for Sick, Confiscated Cubs in Somaliland HARGEISA, Somaliland (7 Sept. 2018) –Dr Laurie Marker, Founder and Executive Director of Cheetah Conservation Fund

Victoria and Rachael Learning First-hand at CCF Namibia

    Seven students, who have completed their 2nd year at OVC, are doing two-week placements at CCF this summer as part of OVC’s, Global Vets program.

Breeding cheetahs is hard

by Meredith Hanel, Guest writer   Habitat loss, human-wildlife conflict and poaching have brought today’s cheetah population down to a mere 7100 individuals. As the cheetah races towards extinction, wild cheetah conservation efforts and captive breeding programs race together to save them. Research on captive cheetahs gives insights for protecting wild cheetahs. Boosting wild populations

Meet Kaylie – Young Cheetah Ambassador!

Meet Kaylie. She’s been a big cheetah enthusiast since she was four, and knew from an early age that she wanted to help them. She’s been doing a lot for the cheetah, helping raise awareness and funds for the cheetah. On her birthday, for the last few years, she made sure that half of her

World Wildlife Day with Cheetahs: A Reporter’s Day in Toronto

By Diana Lo, Guest writer There’s no better way to spend World Wildlife Day than at an intimate gathering at Studio Connect, Etobicoke, to learn about one of the most charismatic big cats in the world – the cheetah. The world celebrates World Wildlife Day on March 3rd and this year the theme was “Big

CCF calls Attention to Plight of the Cheetah on World Wildlife Day, March 3rd

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OTJIWARONGO, NAMIBIA (2 March 2018) — Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF), the leading organisation dedicated to long-term cheetah survival, is pleased to join the United Nations and many other organisations around the globe in marking Saturday, 3 March as the 6th Annual World Wildlife Day. A day dedicated to wildlife and intended to

Big Cats are Celebrated on World Wildlife Day, March 3rd, 2018

Join us on March 3rd from 2pm to 4pm – Etobicoke: Free admission – reserve your seat. UN World Wildlife Day 2018 will focus on big cats as these apex predators are under threat and there is still time to make a difference. In honour of WWD, Cheetah Conservation Fund Canada will host an event