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BENEFICIARIES

Conservation Projects*
Grantee Project Purpose Location(s) Beneficiaries Funding Timeline
Chengdu Panda Research Giant Panda Breeding Funds provided a hospital facility to care for pandas and support scientific investigations. China Not Applicable $90,000 Feb/2000, Jan/2001, Apr/2004
3 Years
DeWildt Cheetah Sanctuary Wild Cheetah Management Program Funds were used to establish the WCMP for the purpose of conserving and reintroducingcheetahs to their natural habitat. South Africa Not Applicable $100,000 Jan/2001
1 Year
Nature Conservancy in Illinois Nachusa Carbon Sequestration Project Soil samples were taken from the Nachusa Grasslands Preserves to measure the amountof carbon contained in root and soil systems. The results from the research wereshared with the scientific community. United States Not Applicable $25,000 Jan/2001
1 Year
World Wildlife Fund International Gorilla Conservation Programme This project aimed to ensure the conservation of mountain gorillas and their habitatby providing general operating funds for a regional approach that emphasized transboundarycollaboration and addressed the challenges facing gorilla habitats and species loss. Democratic Republic of Congo
Rwanda
Uganda
Not Available $100,000 Jan/2001
1 Year
DeWildt Cheetah and Wildlife Trust Wild Cheetah Management Program Funds were used to provide staff, education and equipment to relocate wild cheetahsto safe areas. South Africa Not Applicable $25,000 Jan/2002
1 Year
Nature Conservancy in Illinois Nachusa Carbon Sequestration Project Soil samples were taken from the Nachusa Grasslands Preserves to measure the amountof carbon contained in root and soil systems. The results from the research wereshared with the scientific community. United States Not Applicable $25,000 Jan/2002
1 Year
World Wildlife Fund International Gorilla Conservation Programme This project aimed to ensure the conservation of mountain gorillas and their habitatby providing general operating funds for a regional approach that emphasized transboundarycollaboration and addressed the challenges facing gorilla habitats and species loss. Democratic Republic of Congo
Rwanda
Uganda
Not Available $100,000 Mar/2002
1 Year
International Gorilla Conservation Programme Economic Valuation of Virunga-Bwindi Habitat This project completed an economic evaluation of the Virunga-Bwindi landscape inorder to provide comparisons of the forest ecosystem for conservation, communityrevenue sharing and agricultural issues. Democratic Republic of Congo
Rwanda
Uganda
Not Available $50,000 May/2002
1 Year
DeWildt Cheetah and Wildlife Trust Wild Cheetah Management Program Funds were used to provide staff, education and equipment to relocate wild cheetahsto safe areas. South Africa Not Applicable $30,000 Jan/2003
1 Year
World Wildlife Fund International Gorilla Conservation Programme This project aimed to ensure the conservation of mountain gorillas and their habitatby providing general operating funds for a regional approach that emphasized transboundarycollaboration and addressed the challenges facing gorilla habitats and species loss. Democratic Republic of Congo
Rwanda
Uganda
Not Available $100,000 Aug/2003
1 Year
DeWildt Cheetah and Wildlife Trust Wild Cheetah Management Program Funds were used to provide staff, education and equipment to relocate wild cheetahsto safe areas. South Africa Not Applicable $83,817 Jan/2004
1 Year
Nature Conservancy in Illinois Nachusa Carbon Sequestration Project Soil samples were taken from the Nachusa Grasslands Preserves to measure the amountof carbon contained in root and soil systems. The results from the research wereshared with the scientific community. United States Not Applicable $25,000 Feb/2004
1 Year
World Conservation Society Serengeti Cheetah Project Funds were used to purchase a vehicle, cameras, radios and other equipment to supportthe project. Tanzania Not Applicable $70,000 Mar/2004
1 Year
Beringia South Teton Cougar Project Funds supported the lead biologist on staff for the project. United States Not Applicable $31,000 Mar/2004
1 Year
Wildlife Conservation Network Mokolodi Wildlife Cheetah Project Funds provided a microlight plane used for radio tracking collared cheetahs. Botswana Not Applicable $60,000 July/2004
1 Year

*As of January 1, 2009.