EVENTS AND NEWS
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INDONESIAN BORNEO GROUP TOUR ORANGUTAN CONSERVATION
Visit Borneo and see orangutans in the wild with Steppes Travel and Orangutan Foundation whilst making a vital contribution to orangutan conservation.
9th June – 18th June 2019
Find out more from Steppes Travel’s website - CLICK HERE
ORANGUTAN CONSERVATION VOLUNTEER PROGRAMME 2019
Orangutan Foundation’s Orangutan Conservation Volunteer Programme is like no other. Not only will you experience essential hands-on conservation but you will also see the critically endangered orangutan in its natural habitat. Now full
Led by one of the world’s top wildlife photographers, Ian Wood. See orangutans in the wild and pick up some new photography skills to capture your experience.
Trip 1 – 22nd to 30th Oct 2019
Trip 2 – 7th to 15th November 2019
Find out more and to book, CLICK HERE
ORANGUTAN CARING WEEK 2019
10th to 16th November
A week dedicated to raising awareness and funds for orangutans and their rainforest habitat.
Take action. Make a difference. FIND OUT MORE ABOUT ORANGUTAN CARING WEEK
ORANGE FOR ORANGUTAN DAY 2019
13th November 2019
#GoOrange and make a big orange splash on this day to raise awareness & funds for the critically endangered orangutan. FIND OUT MORE HERE
new t-shirt - Plea for the rainforest
We are delighted to announce a new collaboration with eco-fashion company, THTC and wildlife artist and conservationist, Gary Hodges. This new T-shirt with Gary’s ‘Plea for the rainforest’ illustration supports orangutan conservation with 25% of sales going to Orangutan Foundation.
THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO HAD THEIR DONATION DOUBLED TO KEEP FORESTS STANDING!
In two days we raised over £20,000 to support our Habitat Protection programme protecting hundreds of thousands of acres of forest and more than 4,500 critically endangered orangutans.
Our matched giving fund has now been used up and donations are no longer being doubled. If you still intend to donate this festive season then please donate directly to Orangutan Foundation.
Christmas Conservation Party!
Saturday 8th December, 7.15pm
In aid of Orangutan Foundation and David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation. Gather your friends together for a festive celebration that helps wildlife too. Tickets £40 - includes a 3-course dinner, live music and dancing.
Guest speakers: Ashley Leiman, Director of Orangutan Foundation and Karen Botha, CEO of David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation.
To book tickets, call 07812811123
KEW gardens - Saving the Orangutan’s World
A talk by Ashley Leiman OBE - Founder and Director/Trustee of Orangutan Foundation
Monday 19th November, 6pm
This was a packed out event and we raised over £600 from a raffle and from selling our merchandise. Thank you everyone who supported it, especially The Kew Mutual Improvement Society.