Protecting Wildlife at Home and Abroad

In just the first 5 years of the Scholarship, 20 Zoo New England award winners have been able to participate in a variety of local and international conservation initiatives including:



  • Reintroduction of endangered drill baboons back into the wild of Nigeria.

  • The use of radio transmitters to study population dynamics of endangered turtles in Massachusetts.

  • Assessment of the impact of the Jaguar predation on marine turtle populations in Costa Rica.

  • Restoration of Atlantic puffin colonies off the coast of Maine.


And many more…