The Alongside Wildlife Foundation

is creating a new way to support wildlife conservation

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If you become a Corn Snake you get access to patrons-only posts, newsletters and annual reports so you can stay updated on news! And we will send you

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  • a Logan Schmitt Hellbender sticker available exclusively through us.

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About The Alongside Wildlife Foundation

The Alongside Wildlife Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit charity dedicated to helping us share landscapes with wildlife (prefer PayPal?). Please also set us up as your Amazon Smiles charity so we get a donation every time you shop!

We are a grassroots organization that uses science and outreach to conserve wildlife. We launched in 2018 and have already awarded over $30,000 to wildlife projects around the globe (see what we have funded here). We also communicate science and a conservation message to tens of thousands of people every day throughout our online platforms and have created a fund to purchase and conserve land. But you can help us do even more. The Alongside Wildlife Foundation wants to know how wildlife populations use landscapes and we want to help the people learning to live alongside them. Then, we want to communicate science and conduct public outreach to encourage an appreciation for the wildlife that are here and the wildlife that may someday return.

What makes us different? We are supported by a huge (and growing) network of small recurring donors. Your $1 or $2 a month is important and valuable to us while we find and fill the important niches overlooked by the conservation mega-institutions and agencies.

From David Steen, Executive Director of The Alongside Wildlife Foundation: Aldo Leopold said, “There are some who can live without wild things and some who cannot.” The Alongside Wildlife Foundation represents those of us that cannot! I am a wildlife ecologist and conservation biologist and I've published dozens of scientific papers about wildlife biology and interacted with tens of thousands of people as a science communicator. Over the course of my career I've noticed there's a big gap between what most people feel is important (wildlife conservation, natural history, science communication) and what is prioritized by most existing institutions. I started The Alongside Wildlife Foundation to fill that gap, to put science in action to conserve wildlife, and to help people appreciate wildlife and wild places like I do.


Searching for Burmese Pythons in Florida. Photo by Kat Whitney.

Banner Photograph by Kerri Martin.

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At this point The Alongside Wildlife Foundation is no longer in survival mode. Your support would give us the flexibility and stability to build off our innovative grants program and award-winning science communication work. We would be able to develop new projects with artists, scientists, and conservation practitioners, all working to help people live alongside wildlife. Together with our patrons, we would be making a real difference.
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