Entries by jpottsiv

October Volunteers in Action in the Field

  "My time with the Sri Lanka Wildlife Conservation Society was way more than I imagined it would be. This wonderful organization nurtured a true love of nature and elephants within me. I learned so much and had so much fun at the same time. Observing the elephants in their natural habitat is an experience […]

2019 International Elephant Conservation & Research Symposium, South Africa

  "Attending the IEF symposiums have being pivotal to the success of the elephant conservation efforts of the SLWCS." Ravi Corea, president, SLWCS Debbie Olson, Executive Director of IEF giving the welcome address. The 16th International Elephant Conservation & Research Symposium organized by the International Elephant Foundation was held from October 21 to the 25th […]

A Deadly Attack in the Night!

      “The villagers took a huge risk since a hungry leopard is no match for an unarmed crowd going by recent incidents where leopards had attacked injuring or killing people in broad daylight."   Death that comes in the night…   Deep in the Himbiliyakada forest reserve is a small and remote hamlet […]

September Volunteers in Action in the Field

"The Sri Lanka Wildlife Conservation Society is outstanding to say the least. My experience here in Wasgamuwa has been amazing. A lover of elephants m   "The Sri Lanka Wildlife Conservation Society is outstanding to say the least. My experience here in Wasgamuwa has been amazing. A lover of elephants my whole life, this opportunity […]