On behalf of the International Elephant Foundation you are cordially invited to our Conservation Chats! Sometimes it is hard to see how your support creates a jumbo impact, so we created Conservation Chats where you can connect with the people in the field working every day on behalf of elephants due to your support.

We have three dynamic, interesting and accomplished speakers set for the next three months and we would love to see you there! Attendance is free! RSVP here.

May: Dr. Kerryn Carter
Thursday, May 11th 9am PST

IEF Conservation Chats, Elephants

Dr. Kerryn Carter of Elephant Connection joins us to discuss elephant conservation and human-elephant conflict in the Zambian section of the Kavango Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Area in southern Africa that spans across parts of Namibia, Angola, Zambia, Botswana and Zimbabwe. She will also discuss the innovative poliwire fencing system she developed to help protect farmers’ crops from elephants.

June: Ian Craig & Samuel Lekimaroro
Thursday, June 15th 8am PST

Northern Rangelands Trust’s Chief of Conservation & Development Ian Craig and Wildlife Protection Manager Samuel Lekimaroro will join us to discuss the gold standard of the conservancy approach to conservation and the important work of the 9-1 and 9- 2 anti-poaching patrol units in Kenya.

IEF Conservation Chats, Elephants

July: Amos Gwema
Monday, July 31st 9am PST
World Ranger Day

IEF Conservation Chats, Elephants

Amos Gwema is the Principal Intelligence Officer for Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority and is responsible for all Wildlife Intelligence in Zimbabwe. As a ranger, Amos has secured over 290 convictions, which is a record for any ranger in the country. In 2020, he won Tusk Wildlife Ranger of the Year, and was recently featured on the nature series program ‘A Year On Planet Earth’.