Brights Zoo is a proud supporter of several important conservation organizations that protect wildlife and their natural environment. The zoo frequently donates money to these organizations and holds fundraisers with proceeds going to aid these conservation groups. Below are some institutions that Brights Zoo contributes to based on their dedication to animal conservation and management efforts.
The Giraffe Conservation Foundation (GCF) is an international, science-based conservation organization dedicated to the conservation and management of giraffes in the wild. The GCF implements and supports innovative giraffe conservation projects throughout their natural range in an effort to prvent further decline of giraffe populations. They are the leader in supporting a sustainable future for giraffes in/and their natural habitats. The GCF is proactive and reactive, with a strong collaborative and dynamic team working within a network of partners. The GCF also supports research projects with the aim to learn more about and how to secure a sustainable future for all giraffe populations in the wild. If you would like to donate to the GCF, here is a direct link to their website (https://giraffeconservation.org/).
The Tapir Specialist Group (TSG) is a unit of the IUCN Species Survival Commission. The organization performs and supports reearch on wild and captive tapirs. The TSG develops and executes practical programs to study, save, restore, and manage the four species of tapir and their remaining habitats in South and Central America and Southeast Asia. The TSG also helps provide education and sustainable economic programs for local communities within the tapir's range. If you would like to support the important work the TSG is doing, here is a direct link to their website (https://tapirs.org/).
The Read Panda Network (RPN) works closely with local communities to develop conservation programs that help their economic well-being, as well as preserve the enviornment. RPN implemented the world's first community-based red panda monitoring program and completed Nepal's first national red panda survey. Red Panda Network’s vision is to ensure the survival of wild red pandas and preserve their habitat for future generations to study, experience, and enjoy. We are committed to protecting wild red pandas and preserving their habitat through the empowerment of local communities by adaptive community-based research, education, and sustainable development. If you would like to support the important work the RPN is doing, here is a direct link to their website (https://www.redpandanetwork.org)