RSCF is a
501(c)(3), non-profit organization dedicated to preserving biodiversity through grass-roots conservation programs
rooted in sound science. RSCF employs the "flagship species" concept to identify and conserve high-profile, priority
species in order to leverage protection for the ecosystems they represent. Propagation and management of such
flagship species, along with field-based research and habitat protection, are ultimately directed toward long-term
biodiversity preservation at a regional level. We provide consulting and technical services to governments and
conservation and research organizations engaged in conservation initiatives, and form educational, scientific, and economic
partnerships to expedite habitat and species preservation/recovery projects.
The Rare Species Conservatory Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, all contributions are fully tax-deductible.
RSCF's State of Florida, Solicitation of Contributions Registration Number is CH5595. As required by the
State of Florida: "A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER
SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE (800-435-7352) WITHIN THE STATE. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR
RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE."
|WHERE WE WORK
Click on the map to learn about RSCF's field projects.
With your support, RSCF continues to protect and preserve vanishing natural resources around the globe. Your donation
ensures cricital recovery efforts can continue.
Attention Students and Teachers!
We are updating our Learning Center and Teacher Resources pages. New info,
photos, "green" projects, links, downloads and more. We even have a list of apps to bring wildlife conservation right to
your smartphone or tablet!
Congratulations to Deborah Wasylik, winner of the 2012 Bartlett Environmental Award!
Visit these pages for more information...
Photo courtesy of © Joel Sartore.
First-ever captive breeding of the Imperial Amazon parrot! Click on the
image above to read how RSCF helped rescue and raise Dominica's national bird, one of the world's rarest parrots, and to see a short video about our "special guest".
Other News - With generous support from the Batchelor Foundation, RSCF has acquired a portable digital x-ray system to be
shared cooperatively by local wildlife non-profits. The system resides at
Dr. Susan Clubb's Rainforest Clinic, and allows patients from all local wildlife centers to benefit from the
latest in digital imaging technology at no cost.
For the very latest information, videos, photos and program news, visit our YouTube Channel,
Staff Blog, or find us on Facebook, and follow us on Twitter @rscfstaff.
Bongo Repatriation Program
Bongo Ranching for Conservation
- RSCF has entered
into partnerships with private ranches and conservation centers to create new captive breeding groups of mountain
bongo antelope. Offspring from these new groups will be available for return to Africa in the coming months and years.
for more information.
Dominica Parrot Conservation
Dominica's national bird, the Imperial Amazon parrot
, finds sanctuary within the
Morne Diablotin National Park
. Since the MDNP's creation in 2000, seven additional parcels of land have been included, expanding
the Imperial's protected area to over 10,000 acres.
Click the following links for more Dominica program updates:
RSCF participates in a Wildlife Policy and Trade Meeting on Dominica
RSCF sends a mobile wildlife laboratory to Dominica
Fruit micro-processing up and running on Dominica