Saving threatened habitats worldwide

71st World Land Trust Council Meeting

Wednesday 18th September 2008

Finance and admin

  • New donations database has been installed and is working as intended, providing improved flexibility and reliability in communications with WLT supporters.


  • In spite of general economic downturn individuals and corporate supporters were maintaining their commitment, with no obvious effect on income to date.
  • A programme of events to celebrate WLT's 20th Anniversary is planned starting in November 2008 and running through to the 21st Anniversary in 2010.  A new 20th Anniversary logo has been created.

Project updates

  • Borneo: appeal launched to raise funds to purchase land in the Lower Kinabatangan floodplain to protect Orang-utans and other threatened wildlife, got off to a good start

New projects approved by Trustees

  • Araucaria Forest, Brazil: working with new project partners O Boticário. This project is to preserve and restore Araucaria moist forests and their related ecosystems within the Atlantic Forest of southern Brazil.


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