Two field staff of the Philippine Cockatoo
Conservation Program (PCCP) shared experiences on nest
protection and pride campaigns with the Hornbill
Conservation project in Sabah, Malaysia. Rene Antonio shared
PCCP’s nest protection scheme while Anna Rose Agullo shared
on our pride campaigns for the PCCP.
Program Development Officer Mary
Chris P. Nierves of Katala Foundation Inc. joined with 11
other educators from all over the world to train on
education campaigns at North of England Zoological Society
(Chester Zoo), Chester, United Kingdom on October 1-8, 2018.
After nearly five years of conservation
breeding efforts, the Katala Foundation Inc. (KFI) and
Wildlife Reserves Singapore (WRS) have announced the
hatching of the first critically endangered Palawan Forest
Turtle (S. leytensis) under human care from parents
that had been living for years at their assurance colony
facilities in Palawan.
Indira Lacerna-Widmann is the winner of
the Whitley Award donated by Notting Hill Preparatory School
with her work "Partnering with prisoners to safeguard
the Critically Endangered Philippine cockatoo". The 2017
Whitley Awards Ceremony was held on 18th May at The Royal
Geographical Society in London. The Ceremony was hosted by
Tom Heap with the Whitley Awards presented to the winners by
WFN Patron, HRH The Princess Royal, in front of over 500
guests. Click here for the
video of Indira's work.