Filter CategoriesAllNewsNewsletterAppeal more Newsletter August 25, 2022 Reminder: Between the good, the bad, and the ugly last year, we did it! Two months into the New Year and Victoria Falls Wildlife Trust has great hope that this year will be better for everyone. We’ve learned... more Blog August 25, 2022 THE AFRICA LION: An Unforgivable Failure or Grand Slam of Philanthropy this Giving Tuesday? It’s up to us to determine. One of the most formidable animals on earth, the African lion has become the most iconic symbol of Africa. It’s ancestors roamed th... more Newsletter March 6, 2022 Bush Talk - The Big Picture... Greetings! I want to share four things that I hope will make you really happy. (1) Victoria Falls Wildlife Trust is helping combat the Illegal Wildlif... more Newsletter January 1, 2022 Celebrating Another Year... Greetings! As we bid farewell to 2021, I would like to thank you on behalf of our team for bringing hope, support, and friendship during another unparall... more News December 15, 2021 Bush Talk: News From The Field. Greetings! As 2021 winds down, I’m struck by what Victoria Falls Wildlife Trust has been able to do this year in the face of a raging pandemic, bud... more News September 13, 2021 2020 VFWT Annual Report Please wait while flipbook is loading. For more related info, FAQs and issues please refer to DearFlip WordPress Flipbook Plugin Help documentation. more Newsletter August 19, 2021 Bush Talk August 2021: News From The Field Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation is at the center of Victoria Falls Wildlife Trust’s conservation work. Some of the species we save are just h... more Appeal May 19, 2021 Be the Match Campaign WILDLIFE RESCUE GETS A MUCH NEEDED BOOST as donor graciously MATCHES your support dollar-for-dollar. BE THE MATCH - Donate Here ... more Newsletter April 28, 2021 Bush Talk Newsletter: Cause for Celebration A STRONG FIRST QUARTER BODES WELL FOR PEOPLE AND WILDLIFE We have some good news to share! Victoria Fall... more News March 17, 2021 Improved Anti-Poaching Efforts remove more than triple the amount of wire snares from Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe during the last five months during the COVID-19 pandemic As we all struggle to understand what the future will hold and what that may look like in the post-COVID 19 pandemic, many of the world’s natural wonders are holding... more Appeal February 27, 2021 SYLVESTER'S LEGACY FUND Because of you, his life continues to matter. Greetings! Every day here at The Trust, and around the world, Sylvester is fondly remembered. April 4th would have marked his 9th birthday. We still rece... more News January 3, 2021 More than 795 snares removed in 3 months by supporting Anti-poaching efforts in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe during COVID-19 In just three months of this project rangers have patrolled over 10,000 kilometers around Victoria Falls and Zambezi National Parks. They have arrested 296 people t... more Appeal December 29, 2020 A face only a mother could love? Greetings! In desperate need of a dentist, warthogs with their knobby warts and protruding teeth are one of the more fascinating animals in the African s... more Appeal December 26, 2020 Looking Forward to Better Times DONATE Greetings! An extraordinary wildlife experience is very likely what brought you to the Victoria Falls Wildlife Trust’s family. As in al... more Newsletter November 15, 2020 Bush Talk: Conservation breakthroughs in the time of COVID WHY ARE ELEPHANTS DYING? Between March and May of this year, Botswana experienced a highly publicized mortality of more than 300 elephants un der seemin... more News October 20, 2020 Protecting the wildlife around Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe through anti-poaching support and capacity building during COVID-19 VFWT team removes a wire snare from around the neck of baby elephant while monitoring both mother and calf that are immobilized and sedated during the operation Victori... more Appeal October 5, 2020 Wildlife and Rural Livelihoods Livestock that isn’t secured at night in mobile predator-poof bomas run the risk of being killed by lions like this cow in above i. Above right, a ... more Appeal September 3, 2020 August 2020 Appeal - Join Us, Friends of the Wild! Greetings! My name is Roger Parry and I am the Wildlife and Research Manager at Victoria Falls Wildlife Trust. I am reaching out to you today to personal... more Appeal July 16, 2020 July 2020 Appeal Thank you for giving a gift today . As our borders remain closed and our tourism revenue streams unravel, your support is more important than ever. Donate ... more Newsletter June 15, 2020 June 2020 Newsletter: 'Bush Talk' DONATE UK DONATE Greetings! I can’t believe how much the world has changed since our last newsletter just 11 weeks ... more Appeal May 6, 2020 #GivingTuesdayNow has arrived as the world begins a careful dance with coming out of isolation. Dear Friends, As the world begins a careful dance with venturing out of our isolation, I hope this message finds you, your family and frie... more Appeal March 28, 2020 Building Resilience in the Time of Crisis Hi Friends, Like the rest of the world, things at Victoria Falls Wildlife Trust are rapidly changing. We’re adapting almost daily to uncertaint... more Newsletter March 17, 2020 March 2020 Newsletter: 'Bush Talk' Donate Greetings! The rains have finally arrived in Zimbabwe! After three years of drought, wildlife is rejoicing over renewed pans, budding veg... more Newsletter February 10, 2020 One Year Later... a Legacy Thrives. Friends of Sylvester, On the anniversary of Sylvester’s passing, almost to the day, a 2011 production of Jack Hanna’s “Into the Wild... more Appeal January 1, 2020 The Finish Line a Better Future for Wildlife We’re Almost There! Only $1,865 left to go, but less than 9 hour to do it! Seasons Greetings! As we await the arrival... more Appeal December 20, 2019 Our Veterinary Succession Plan: Very big shoes to fill Donate Here (UK Residents) Donate Here (All Others) Most of our work would also stop without our Wildlife Veterinarian Dr. Chris Foggin ... more Appeal December 3, 2019 Giving Tuesday 2019 - Every donation , small or large, makes a difference! Greetings! Why should you support our LION CONSERVATION and RESEARCH work this Giving Tuesday when there are so many worthy organizations and causes around the globe... more Blog November 25, 2019 This Giving Tuesday, Africa's lions are depending on us. THE AFRICA LION: An Unforgivable Failure or Grand Slam of Philanthropy this Giving Tuesday? It’s up to us to determine. One of the most formidable animal... more Newsletter September 3, 2019 September 2019 Newsletter: 'Bush Talk' Friends, When it comes to symbolism, vultures paint a sober picture. Icons of life and death, these birds are ironically facing an urgent conservation challenge ... more Appeal July 11, 2019 Good news on elephant conservation! Dear Friend, Because of the generous spirit of our friends from all around the world, Victoria Falls Wildlife Trust is doing some pretty heavy lifting when it comes to elephant c... more Newsletter June 7, 2019 June 2019 Newsletter: 'Bush Talk' Greetings! Nature is not cautious – just look at what it’s produced: rhinos grow horns strong enough to impale the king of beasts, vultures are immune to the very di... more News April 24, 2019 Victoria Falls Wildlife Trust Snare Removal Webinar - Roger Parry Wildlife doesn’t need much to survive; enough food and water, and a safe and intact ecosystem. Adapting to a precarious backyard bisected by human development and dotted with homemade booby traps fa... more News March 8, 2019 February 2019 Newsletter: 'Bush Talk' Because of your compassion and support, 2018 was a great year for wildlife and Victoria Falls Wildlife Trust. Enjoy this issue of Bush Talk, and if you’re so inclined, we would love to hear from you.... more News January 31, 2019 Victoria Falls Wildlife Trust announces passing of cheetah ambassador, Sylvester. STATEMENT: Attributed to: VICTORIA FALLS WILDLIFE TRUST Jessica Dawson, Executive Director January 31, 2019 VICTORIA FALLS WILDLIFE TRUST ANNOUNCES PASSING OF CHEETAH ... more Appeal December 24, 2018 Saying Goodbye to 2018 Dear Friends, As this year draws to a close, we are overwhelmed from the outpouring of support and engagement we received in 2018. Because of your selfless generosity and im... more News October 25, 2018 The Tail of Sylvester - October 2018 Sylvester, the Cheetah Ambassador has been a busy cat since we last connected. Read more about Sylvester's 2018 updates about life as an ambassador cat and his role educating the world about cheetah c... more Events October 16, 2018 EVENT: 'Into Africa' (November 7th 2018) Join Us in Las Vegas, USA for what promises to be fabulous evening of fun and fundraising with Christine Curtis-Wilson's glass art work and photography benefiting the Victoria Falls Wildlife Trust! more News September 14, 2018 September 2018 Newsletter Sometimes here, we see the seemingly worst parts of humanity in snaring, poaching, poisonings, etc. But reflecting on our accomplishments reminds us that many more lend their voice and give their supp... more News June 12, 2018 June 2018 Newsletter: 'Bushtalk' Brighter days are ahead for people and wildlife here in Zimbabwe – and we're eager to share some of our most recent conservation highlights with you! more Appeal April 4, 2018 Wildlife Forensics: Using Science to Bust Poachers We are delighted to tell you about a brilliant new forensics initiative led by Victoria Falls Wildlife Trust! more Appeal February 14, 2018 Conservation Education: Translating knowledge to change January is already gone and 2018 is passing fast and furiously, proving to be an exciting one for wildlife conservation in Africa. We’re thrilled, and proud, to be able to report great things made pos... more Appeal December 30, 2017 Your year-end support will literally save lives As I write to you today, to tell you of good news and bad, I want to be clear that 2017 was an exceptional one for Victoria Falls Wildlife Trust, and this is in large part because of all of you. more Newsletter October 25, 2017 October 2017 Newsletter The year’s hardly over and it’s been packed full of both conservation challenges and impressive wins. more News July 1, 2017 July 2017 Newsletter The important work that Victoria Falls Wildlife Trust does becomes more relevant with each passing day and, it’s only when we pause to assess our effectiveness and measure our progress that a staggeri... more Newsletter August 30, 2016 August 2016 Newsletter The support of people near and far inspires our meaningful conservation accomplishments each and every day. more News April 24, 2016 Sylvester our Cheetah Ambassador Sylvester our cheetah ambassador is 6 years old and in cheetah terms, he is a fully grown adult male cat. more News April 24, 2016 Wildlife Rehabilitation The town of Victoria Falls is privileged to be situated in a World Heritage Site as well as have one of the seven natural wonders of the world on its doorstep. more News April 24, 2016 Litter Removal The town of Victoria Falls is privileged to be situated in a World Heritage Site as well as have one of the seven natural wonders of the world on its doorstep. more News April 24, 2016 Conservation Teacher Training VFWT actively works with local schools to promote conservation in the classroom and in the field. more News April 24, 2016 Community Guardians Every year human wildlife conflict accounts for thousands of dollars is losses of livestock and vegetable gardens for subsistence farmers living adjacent to wildlife areas. more News April 24, 2016 Vulture Conservation In North West Zimbabwe we have four species of vulture that call this area part of their home range, and one other species that is rarely seen (Egyptian Vulture).