Wilburforce News and Updates

Congratulations to our founder and President, Rose Letwin, who received Woodland Park Zoo‘s Outstanding Philanthropic Leadership Award during a celebration thanking its Thrive 2019 Wildlife Heroes. Robert Long, PhD, the Zoo’s Senior Conservation Scientist and a Wilburforce Conservation Science Fellow, presented the award to honor Rose for providing seed funding for the Zoo’s wildlife conservation program, […]

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Wilburforce is proud to announce we are an official partner of the March for Science! This Saturday, hundreds of thousands will be marching to show that we value the fundamental role of science in society. At Wilburforce Foundation, we know that we cannot achieve durable conservation solutions without strong independent science, free from political meddling. […]

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Our founder Rose Letwin was honored last night by Defenders of Wildlife with their Spirit of Defenders Citizen Advocacy Award. She’s shown here with Harvey Locke of the Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative, who introduced Rose at the ceremony. We’ll post pictures and video of the event soon. For now, read more about the award here.

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Today we’re announcing a future leadership transition at Wilburforce Foundation. Our long-time Executive Director Tim Greyhavens will retire at the end of this year. Tim has been with the foundation for 25 years, and we are extraordinarily grateful to Tim for his intrepid leadership that has helped guide us to where we are today. While […]

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