Director of Programmes at Tusk, Sarah Watson, is setting off on the 5 day For Rangers Ultra Marathon (UM4R) a 230km race split into 5 stages crossing five wildlife conservancies in East Africa.
Thank you to everyone who has generously supported us in what has been an incredibly challenging year. Your contributions have made all the difference in helping our project partners get through the toughest of times.
On a recent visit to Kenya's Lamu Archipelago, Tusk's Africa Programmes Coordinator, Ivy Wairimu, witnessed the incredible success that Tusk's partner organisation the Lamu Marine Conservation Trust (LaMCoT) has had in engaging the local community in conservation, protecting turtles and local fisheries, and reducing waste and pollution...
Kenya's coastal region has seen huge change in the last 30 years. With a significant population growth, a sharp rise in the cost of living, and the fluctuations in tourism, the coastal communities are under increasing pressure.
Ranger teams spanning the continent join forces in the Wildlife Ranger Challenge to bring thousands of their counterparts back to the field.
Last night, the seventh annual Tusk Conservation Awards were presented at a glittering ceremony at London's Empire Cinema, Leicester Square. Congratulating the finalists, Tusk's Royal Patron HRH The Duke of Cambridge spoke of how they and their colleagues are "truly inspiring and give us all hope that change is truly possible".
The Living with Wildlife project is a partnership between Send a Cow and Tusk to help protect the people and wildlife of Murchison Falls National Park in Uganda. It is supported by the UK government, which is matched all public donations that were given to the Living with Wildlife Appeal in early 2020.
Lewa Wildlife Conservancy in Northern Kenya maintained a zero rhino poaching rate in 2020 amidst the unprecedented challenges presented by the Covid-19 pandemic. Tusk was able to support Lewa with Covid relief grants raised through our Crisis Appeal and Wildlife Ranger Challenge - enabling rangers who had been laid off to return back to their vital work. We meet Lewa's Head of Anti-Poaching, Edward Ndiritu to find out more.
Tusk is looking for adventurers to take on a 4-day trek through Uganda’s Rwenzori Mountains in support of our work. The adventure will include a visit to the Queen Elizabeth National Park and the work that Tusk is supporting on the ground through the Uganda Conservation Foundation.