Rebecca Klein, Executive Director of CCB, stated “This year’s support from the Disney Conservation Fund is so important to help CCB continue and build on our work in the areas of education, community outreach and research” stated Rebecca Klein, Executive Director of CCB.
The funds will be used to run farmer workshops focused on improved rangeland and livestock management, Livestock Guarding Dog monitoring, school educational bush camps and community outreach activities, including spoor monitoring and site visits to farms experiencing conflict issues.
The Disney Conservation Fund focuses on protecting wildlife and connecting kids and families with nature. Since its founding in 1995, DCF has provided more than $30 million to support conservation programs in 115 countries. Projects were selected to receive awards based upon their efforts to study wildlife, protect habitats and develop community conservation and education programs in critical ecosystems.
For information on Disney’s commitment to conserve nature and a complete list of 2015 grant recipients, visit ww.disney.com/conservation.