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We bring wildlife back to America's parks.

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The Problem

In the past century greed and ignorance ravaged wildlife until parks set boundaries. Wildlife were stripped from lands and waters in a dark chapter of history that in some countries continues…

Today, America’s recovering populations battle health, genetic diversity, human-conflict, and habitat challenges.

The Solution

The Wildlife Restoration Foundation (WRF) is bringing wildlife back in parks through direct interventions of expertise, operational resources, supplies, and even animals and plants to regrow lost populations.

 

And it is drawing local communities and park visitors into lasting wildlife stewardship.

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“In reality, park wildlife populations are often too small and too disconnected to grow and thrive—or they are overcome by outside challenges that may be insurmountable."
-Julie Anton Randall, WRF President

Get Involved

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I Am Bear Safe

Become a Park Gateway Partner!

“I Am Bear Safe”TM is a multi-partner Wildlife Coexistence Strategy designed to equip National Park gateway communities to “train people not to train bears” to get in trouble"

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Sponsor Specific Needs

Select and contribute items that our Zoo-Park Partnerships will use to fight deadly animal disease, raise animals to replenish vacant habitats, ward off invasive species, and create safe havens for wildlife.

Donate

Make a Difference Today!

When you make a tax-deductible donation to WRF, you're supporting the most effective solutions for "boots on the ground" protection of wildlife and habitats.

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Zoo-Park Partnerships

WRF's core work is forming partnerships between zoos and parks

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Wildlife Coexistence Strategies

WRF also hosts and facilitates workshops and convenings themed on human-wildlife coexistence.

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