We are proud to support and empower conservation initiatives through partnerships. Below are some of the projects we have been able to support with the help of our partners.
Casino, NSW, Australia
KOALA REWILDING PROJECT
About: Connoisseur and NUII have partnered with WildArk to rewild a population of koalas on Mongo Valley Wildlife Sanctuary. We are building a koala breeding facility for wild release. The model of captive to wild will be the first of its kind and upon its success, a huge win for conservation in Australia.
New Britain, Papua New Guinea
CONNOISSEUR RAINFOREST PROJECT
About: Connoisseur has partnered with WildArk to help support the Tuke Community living in the Nakanai Mountains of New Britain Island, Papua New Guinea protect their rainforest from illegal logging.
About: Aussie Ark in partnership with WildArk and Global Wildlife Conservation has released Tasmanian devils back into the wild on mainland Australia as part of a bold plan to rewild Australia. 26 Tasmanian devils have been released into a 400-hectare (nearly 1,000 acres) wildlife sanctuary on Barrington Tops on NSW, Australia.
About: The #KoalaComeback in partnership with David Yarrow and Global Wildlife Conservation aims to support bushfire recovery efforts on the ground in Australia. The 2019/ 2020 bushfires were some of the worst on record, with more than a billion animals killed, including up to 30 percent of the koala population living in New South Wales.
Erongo Region, Namibia
NUII PEACE PROJECT
About: The NUII P.E.A.C.E Project in partnership with NUII Ice Cream and Elephant Human Relations Aid aims to foster a peaceful co-existence between critically endangered desert-adapted elephants and the communities that live alongside them.
Gopher Tortoise Conservation Initiative
About: The Gopher Tortoise Conservation Initiative seeks to permanently protect at least 65 viable gopher tortoise populations by 2020. To do this they are raising funds to protect 100,000 acres of gopher tortoise habitat in Georgia, Atlanta, USA.