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  1. 1. International Advisory Board September 2010<br />Wildlife Alliance <br />September 2, 2010<br />11:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT<br />
  2. 2. Agenda<br />Welcome and Roll Call<br />Introduction from Board<br />Program and Project Overview<br />Communications and Media Overview<br />Field Slideshows – Wildlife Rescue and Ecotourism<br />Fall Fundraising and Outreach Campaigns<br />Advisory Board Roles<br /> Q&A and Wrap-Up<br />
  3. 3. International Advisory Board Members <br />Mr. James Prappas<br />Ms. Badreyyah Alireza<br />Mr. Wesley Wang<br />Mr. Steven Stone<br />Mr. Donald M. Sladkin<br />Mrs. Roya Hakimzadeh<br />Ms. Carmen Pang <br />Ms. Robin Gansky <br />Mr. Andrew Levin<br />Mr. Matthew Jeffery<br />Mrs. Lorraine Parmer<br />Mr. Justin Oswald<br />Mrs. Virginia M. Busch<br />Mr. Justin FL Duffy<br />Mr. David P. Ferris<br />Mr. Jason Yim<br />Mrs. Elysée Price<br />Dr. Laurel A. Neme<br />Mr. Steven G. Olson<br />Mr. Cory S. Pulfrey<br />Ms. Christine Lanser<br />
  4. 4. Board of Directors<br />Suwanna Gauntlett, President and Chair<br />Charles C. Goodfellow III, Secretary/Treasurer<br />Neal Myerberg, Director<br />Carol S. Anderson, Director<br />
  5. 5. Program and Project Overview<br /><ul><li>Rangers and forest protection
  6. 6. Sustainable livelihoods: agriculture and ecotourism
  7. 7. Environmental education
  8. 8. Wildlife rescue and care
  9. 9. International partnerships
  10. 10. Programmatic challenges and priorities</li></li></ul><li>Ranger and Forest Protection <br />Southern Cardamom Mountain Range <br />The second-largest tropical rainforest in mainland Southeast Asia<br />16 distinct ecosystems, from wetlands and mangroves to dense evergreen<br />One of Asia’s last seven elephant corridors<br />14 globally threatened or endangered species<br />Wildlife Alliance’s actions <br />Build and equip ranger stations to stop forest fires, poaching, and land grabbing<br />Helicopter patrols to detect and respond to violations of forest law<br /><ul><li> Map and zone Protected Areas, communities and development zones
  11. 11. Reforesting areas formerly lost to illegal logging</li></li></ul><li>Sustainable Livelihoods: Agriculture and Tourism<br />Agriculture<br />SovannaBaitong<br />200 landless poachers and slash-and-burn farmers and their families<br />Secure title to land, irrigation, seeds, technology<br />Ecologically responsible cultivation, drip irrigation, and business marketing<br />Trapeang Rung Unified Sustainable Agriculture (TRUST) program <br />Rural community once dependent on logging and poaching<br />Plantations supplement family farming with income and job opportunities<br />Ecotourism<br /><ul><li>Koh Kong Conservation Corridor – Lonely Planet “Top 10 Destinations for 2010”
  12. 12. Cambodia’s most lucrative community-based ecotourism program
  13. 13. $22,000+ in revenues for the community fund in 2009
  14. 14. Wall Street Journal-Asia,Fah Thai, and Spanish, French, and Australian press </li></li></ul><li>Environmental Education<br />Kouprey Express Mobile Environmental Education Unit<br />Field trips to Phnom Tamao Wildlife Rescue Center<br />Comprehensive environmental education curriculum<br />Habitat Protection<br />Wildlife Protection<br />Pollution Prevention and Sustainable Livelihoods<br />Watersheds<br />Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation <br />Public outreach and national campaigns<br />Billboards along roads and in towns about wildlife and forest law<br />National radio and television spots<br />
  15. 15. Wildlife Rescue, Care, and Rehabilitation <br />Wildlife Rapid Rescue Team<br /><ul><li>Integrated within regional ASEAN-WEN network
  16. 16. Working with prosecutors to buildcommitment to fight wildlife crime
  17. 17. 42,000+ wild animals rescued to date
  18. 18. Vast majority of animals safely released, others cared for humanely and responsibly</li></ul>Care for Rescued Wildlife<br /><ul><li>1200+ wildlife under our care
  19. 19. Phnom Tamao: Southeast Asia’s leading wildlife rescue center
  20. 20. Successful captive breeding and rehabilitation programs
  21. 21. Binturongs, wild birds, rare cats, and other species rehabbed and released</li></li></ul><li>International Partnerships<br />FREELAND Foundation, Thailand <br /><ul><li>ASEAN-Wildlife Enforcement Network Support Program
  22. 22. Stopping human trafficking
  23. 23. Park protection and livelihoods in KhaoYai National Park</li></ul>Phoenix Fund, Russia<br /><ul><li>Stopping poaching of Amur leopards and tigers and prey
  24. 24. Fire-fighting and forest protection
  25. 25. Environmental education and public outreach</li></ul>Membership in IUCN, Coalition Against Wildlife Trafficking, International Tiger Coalition<br />
  26. 26. Programmatic Challenges and Priorities<br />Titanium Mine Proposed in Cardamom Mountains<br />Hydroelectric Dams<br />Economic Land Concessions<br />Linking Wildlife Rapid Rescue Team and ASEAN-WEN<br />Economic Sustainability for Livelihood Programs<br />
  27. 27. Communications and Media Strategy <br />Strengthening brand visibility and recognition<br />Unified Internet, print, and video brand<br />Media appearances and international press<br />BBC<br />CNN Planet in Peril<br />ABC Nightline<br />Jeff Corwin and 100 Heartbeats <br />
  28. 28. Slideshows1. Wildlife Rescue2. Ecotourism and Reforestation<br />
  29. 29. Nick Marx, Wildlife Rescue Tour<br />September 12-October 4, 2010<br /><ul><li>September 12, 4:00-6:00 pm – Houston, Presentation and Reception hosted by Jim Prappas, Landry’s Downtown Aquarium hosted
  30. 30. September 16, 8:30-10:00 am – Houston, Presentation at AZA conference
  31. 31. September 20, 7:00-9:00 pm – NYC, Seminar at Conference Center
  32. 32. September 21, 6:00-9:00 pm – NYC, Reception hosted by Badreyyah Alireza
  33. 33. September 23, 7:00-9:00 pm – DC, Seminar at Pew Charitable Trusts Building
  34. 34. September 24, 6:30-9:00 pm – DC, National Zoo Panel
  35. 35. September 28, 7:00-9:00 pm – LA Seminar at G2 Gallery, Venice
  36. 36. October 1, 7:00-9:00 pm – SF Seminar at Ninth Street Independent Film Center
  37. 37. October 3, 10:00-6:00 pm –SF, Wildlife Conservation Expo</li></li></ul><li>Suwanna Gauntlett, Forests & Livelihoods Tour<br />October 10-25, 2010<br /><ul><li>October 12, 12:00-2:00pm – DC, Presentation at USDA Forest Service International Programs
  38. 38. October 20, 9:00-10:00am – DC, Presentation and discussion at Woodrow Wilson Center
  39. 39. October 21, 6:00-10:00pm – DC, Elephant Art Program hosted by Steven Stone
  40. 40. Events in San Francisco and other cities TBD</li></li></ul><li>Advisory Board Roles<br /> Participating in events and bringing guests.<br /> Promoting our work in your social and business circles.<br /> Speaking about your support for our work.<br /> Identifying fundraising and marketing opportunities for staff and Board to pursue.<br />
  41. 41. Q&A and Wrap-Up<br />