My journey “In the Tracks of Giants” – A busy day!

My journey “In the Tracks of Giants” – A busy day!

It’s only day 3 (or day 4??).  I have no idea and think I will soon stop trying to count.  Today, I woke up just in time to hear some of the roosters crowing at Isandlwana.  A quick bit of yoga on the patio before meeting Elizabeth Dhalmini, who runs our...

A Night in Johannesburg

Tonight we landed in Johannesburg, after a long series of flights from Denver. We are staying with Vance’s good friend Sven Kreher. Sven and his partner Karen prepared a delicious and fresh dinner for us and we spent some time talking about the current conservation...

My Journey In the Tracks of Giants – Some WILD History

Yesterday (I think it was yesterday…hard to tell with the travel & time change!), I asked Vance (WILD’s President) — When did you first go to South Africa? I could tell this was going to be a good story the second I asked. Vance seemed a bit...

My Journey “In the Tracks of Giants”….

OR, I’m going to AFRICA?!?!! Today, I head out on a great adventure.  I’m sitting at the Denver airport with WILD’s President Vance Martin, about to embark on an amazing journey.  Over the next few weeks, we’ll visit with partners and programs...
How Wild Nature Provides Seed Diversity

How Wild Nature Provides Seed Diversity

As the world’s population exponentially explodes, demand for additional living space and resources for survival greatly increase. To supply this demand, we compromise the integrity and survival of the natural world and existing ecosystems around us. As a result,...
World Heritage Site Threatened by Coal Mine

World Heritage Site Threatened by Coal Mine

A priceless World Heritage Site in South Africa is highly endangered by an open-cast, coal, strip-mine operating recklessly right on its boundary – and that is now set to expand! Mapungubwe National Park – a World Heritage Site and critically important transfrontier...
Toasting to Wilderness in Africa with Mexican Tequila

Toasting to Wilderness in Africa with Mexican Tequila

The WILD Foundation was born in the African wilderness. Last month I was in Southern Africa to review a few of our projects, attend board meetings, and to be with our network of colleagues and friends who form the backbone of our work there for wilderness, wildlife...