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Protecting Forest Ecosystems and Biodiversity: Women for Conservation Funds Two New Forest Guards
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Protecting Forest Ecosystems and Biodiversity: Women for Conservation Funds Two New Forest Guards

October 23, 2020October 24, 2020

Located within the lush rainforests of central Colombia, El Paujil Reserve and El Jaguar Reserve together protect over 13,300 acres and are refuges to many threatened and endangered species. However, since the arrival of COVID-19, increases in trespassing on reserve property have posed a worsening threat to the conservation of these species and their habitat....

Women for Conservation Participates in WCN’s Wildlife Conservation Expo
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Women for Conservation Participates in WCN’s Wildlife Conservation Expo

October 12, 2019January 17, 2020

Representing Women for Conservation, Founder and Executive Director Sara Lara hosted a booth and met with visitors at the Fall Wildlife Conservation Expo that is held annually by Wildlife Conservation Network (WCN) in San Francisco. Each year, WCN gathers conservationists from around the world to exhibit and speak about their work that protects endangered wildlife globally. The expo offers a unique opportunity for supporters to unite, connect, network, and share stories about their experiences.

Women for Conservation Joins Thriving Together, Recognizing that Family Planning is Important for Both Women and the Environment
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Women for Conservation Joins Thriving Together, Recognizing that Family Planning is Important for Both Women and the Environment

October 8, 2019January 17, 2020

Today, Women for Conservation joins over 150 leading environmental and reproductive health organizations to pledge support for a first-of-its-kind campaign: Thriving Together, led by the Margaret Pyke Trust. Organizations that participate in Thriving Together form a diverse global alliance united by the agreement that improving access to family planning services is critically important for protecting the environment and biodiversity.

Women for Conservation Established to Empower Women around the Globe to Protect Nature
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Women for Conservation Established to Empower Women around the Globe to Protect Nature

June 17, 2019January 17, 2020

During the summer of 2019, Sara Lara decided to pursue her dream of fully dedicating herself to Women for Conservation and established the organization as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, based in Virginia. She looks forward to working with women around the world to advance environmental education, to support their involvement in policies that benefit land conservation and wildlife protection, and to help them be heard and seen - using the organization as a platform to promote their work.