On 22 July 1997, the Marwell Zimbabwe Trust was registered as a Zimbabwean wildlife conservation and research Trust and is administered by an honorary board of trustees. Our inaugural chairman Mr John Knowles, OBE, founder and CEO of Marwell Zoo and Preservation Trust had been supporting conservation work in Zimbabwe for some time. However, it [...]
Dambari has been committed to assisting with the development of young Zimbabwean scientists since 2002. This primarily takes the form of hosting third-year students for ten months during their work-related learning modules of their university degrees. Students following a wildlife-related course at a Zimbabwean university may apply. Application procedure We accept applications, either in hard copy [...]
At the beginning of October, Nicky Pegg delivered a seminar on rhino monitoring and population management at the Mushandike Sanctuary near Masvingo. This seminar was part of a 2-day wildlife management workshop organised by Cheetah Conservation Project Zimbabwe. The 46 students were staff from the Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority (ZPWMA) who are reading for diplomas [...]
Today - 22nd September - is World Rhino Day. It is a day for us to celebrate the survival of five species of incredible large mammals that have ambled across the Earth for millions of years. It is also a day for us to reflect on how we, as humans, affect other life on Earth. [...]
We're really pleased to launch our new website, designed by Craig Riley of ZimNinja. We'll post frequent updates on the "News" page, so be sure to visit us regularly. Let us know what you think of the new site!