Project Survival, Cat Conservation Group, is dedicated to helping researchers and conservationists in their efforts to study and protect wild cats. Its goal is to engage the support of like-minded individuals, though education, and channel it directly to specific projects. While focusing on North, Central and South America, Project Survival intends to assist individuals around the world.
Project Survival is an innovative 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization which advances wild cat conservation by harnessing the power of education. The organization supports wild life specialists through grant writing, fundraising and the donation of equipment and supplies. These efforts are designed to further our understanding of captive husbandry and the effective management of wild populations.
Project Survival recently launched two major programs designed to fund cat conservation into the next millennium. The first, called 'Protect the Jaguar', is creating an endowment specifically for jaguar conservation. The second is the establishment of endowments to fund education and research projects involving a variety of wild cat species in four geographical areas: Central and South America, Africa, Asia and North America.
Project Survival is located at the Project Survival's Cat Haven, an educational facility located in the foothills of the Sierra Nevadas just west of King's Canyon National Park. This is 'base camp' for the organization, where it is engaged in a grass-roots effort to involve children and adults with front-line conservation in countries as diverse as South Africa, Paraguay, Brazil and Mongolia.
The organization publishes a quarterly newsletter updating its members with news of the projects they support, including original articles by field researchers.
Significant advances can be made with limited, consistent funding of well-defined projects.
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"The Snow Leopard Conservancy endorses the Project Survival's Cat Haven and its affiliate, Project Survival Cat Conservation Group, for their work in supporting field conservation. This partnership is poised to be a notable...link in wild cat conservation..." Darla Hillard, Conservation Education Director