A warm welcome for our new board member Paul Loth! Since the start of this year, Paul has taken over the position of Ralph Buij in the board of Leo Foundation. If you want to know more about Paul, please read more about Paul in his biography.
On 7 February 2019 a large male lion was collared with an AWT satellite collar in Lake Nakuru NP, Kenya.
On the 30th of December 2018, the team of Babu Ram, who is part of th NGO NTNC has collared a leopard in Chitwan NP, Nepal.
On the 19th of December, Leo Foundation board members Laura Bertola and Hans de Iongh attended a special meeting in Givskud zoo. Main topic was the development of a breeding program for the two different subspecies of lions in European zoos.
On the 6th of December 2018, IUCN NL celebrated her 40th anniversary. Leo Foundation congratulates IUCN NL with this joyful fact, and was of course present at the jubilee party.
On the 8th of August, the Nakuru Lion Project has officially been opened by Hans de Iongh. This has been done by the symbolically handing over one of the satellite collars to the senior warden of Lake Nakuru National Park in Kenya.
1th of Januari 2019, Shekhar Kolipaka will follow up Marjolein Schoe as the secretary of Leo Foundation.