The Extinction Trail - How You Can Help
Thank you for visiting our Extinction Trail!
We hope that you enjoyed learning about some of the most endangered animal species in the world.
As you are viewing this page, the chances are that you have scanned our QR code because you would like to help save a particular animal. Thank you!
Listed below are the various organisations that are featured on the information boards throughout the Extinction Trail as well as links to their websites so that you can find out how to show your support.
As we look to do our part, we can each work to help provide a safer, healthier planet for our wildlife and children to enjoy for many years to come.
Bob Batts (Chairman of the Oswestry Archery Club) & Vince Hunt
(Chairman of Shropshire Council)
The World Wildlife Fund (WWF)
The World Wildlife Fund is the most famous wildlife conservation organisation on the planet.
Working directly with some of the worlds most endangered animals as well as campaigning for increased awareness and action in combatting climate change, the WWF are working around the world to provide a better environment for everyone to live in and enjoy.
There are various ways that we can support the WWF including donations, adopting animals and fundraising as well as spreading awareness of the most important environmental factors in our world today.
If you would like to find out more about the World Wildlife Fund, please click the following link:
The African Wildlife Foundation (AWF)
The African Wildlife Foundation is providing assistance to many animals throughout Africa which are being threatened by poaching, habitat loss and other challenges. With their help, many of the worlds most beloved animals can be saved from the threat of extinction.
Not only do they work with the animals directly, they are also involved in the local communities to help raise awareness for endangered and threatened animals through education.
We can help to support them in their efforts in the form of one-off or monthly donations as well as fundraising operations
To find out how you can support the African Wildlife Foundation, please click the following link:
EDGE of Existence
The EDGE of Existence programme, launched by the Zoological Society of London (ZSL), focusses on animal species that have an unique evolutionary history that are under threat of becoming extinct. In fact EDGE stands for Evolutionarily Distinct and Globally Endangered species.
The EDGE team works to help secure the future of some of the worlds lesser known, but historically important species and leads expeditions to further the research of these incredible animals. Their scientific approach and deep desire for wildlife conservation is helping the preserve the lives of animals all over the world.
We can show our support for their vital work through single and monthly donations as well as organising and participating in fundraising activities. To find out more, please click the link below:
Save The Rhino
The Rhino is well known as one of the most endangered animal species on the planet, and Save The Rhino is at the forefront of protecting these magnificent creatures.
The Save The Rhino organisation is fully involved in all aspects of protecting the 5 rhino species in the wild, whether that be funding rhino rangers and care, reducing the illegal trade of rhino horn or involving the local communities to help protect the species from extinction.
If you would like to get involved in helping to save the rhino through donations, memberships or fundraising, please click the link below:
Zoological Society of London (ZSL)
The Zoological Society of London (ZSL) is an international conservation charity that has it's sights firmly set on preserving wildlife all over the world.
Through their scientific and field conservation efforts they are advancing the understanding and protection of many wild animals across the globe, while their two Zoos in London are serving to educate and inspire those who visit with a view to helping them engage in the work of conservation.
If you would like to support the efforts of the Zoological Society of London, please click the link below:
Driven from a desire to allow wildlife to live peacefully in the freedom of the wild, Born Free actively work to provide support for threatened species through protecting their natural habitats as well safeguarding their welfare. They also work to promote compassionate handling of all animals in captivity while striving to help them return to the wild where they belong.
Working all over the world, Born Free actively engage in field conservation, rescue and care projects for a large variety of animals and also seek to educate local communities to help provide a way for people and wildlife to co-exist in harmony.
We can support Born Free through fundraising efforts, donations, adoptions and many more avenues. To find out more, visit their website on the link below:
Sahara Conservation Fund
Specialising in the unique and highly adapted animal and plant life in one of the worlds most expansive desert regions, the Sahara Conservation Fund is working to conserve the many incredible species in this part of the world.
Using advanced field conservation techniques to help monitor and protect the various animals found within this desert region, the Sahara Conservation Fund works with various worldwide partners to provide support for some of the worlds most endangered animals.
We can support the work of their efforts through the form of donations and through supporting their work on social media. To find out more, simply follow the link below:
Helping to support one of the most diverse and amazing wildlife regions in the world, the Galapagos Conservancy works to secure the future of all wildlife on the remote Galapagos Islands off the coast of Ecuador.
Home to the Giant Tortoise, the Conservancy has been instrumental in the breeding and protection of this gentle giant amongst caring for a host of biodiverse species that are found across the islands.
We can support the efforts of the Galapagos Conservancy to continue providing vital support for this protected ecosystem through donations, memberships, adoptions and many more. For more information, please visit their website below.
International Crane Foundation
The Crane species of bird is one of the most endangered family of birds in the world, with 11 of the 15 species being threatened with extinction. This is why the International Crane Foundation is working to provide solutions to help protect the valuable ecosystems that these magnificent birds rely on so heavily.
Working across much of Asia, the foundation works to secure the safeguarding needs of each species of Crane as well as addressing other key worldwide challenges such as climate change and clean energy which have a knock-on effect.We can support their efforts in preserving some of the worlds most majestic birds through donations, memberships and adoptions. To find out more, simply click the link below:
Wildlife Reserves Singapore
Protecting the many species that live throughout Singapore and the surrounding areas, Wildlife Reserves Singapore work tirelessly in over 50 conservation projects as well as working to rehabilitate and release animals which have been rescued back into the wild.
Through their wildlife reserves and conservation work, the organisation seeks to educate the local communities to find ways to promote sustainable habitats for local wildlife.
We can support Wildlife Reserves Singapore through animal adoptions and sponsorships along with many other ways. Click on the link below to find out more information:
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