Cheetah Conservation Fund: Change for the Cheetah's Future ^
*WINNER: Audience Choice Award for Best Documentary Short, Northampton International Film Festival, 2013*
The Cheetah Conservation Fund, a non-profit organization based in Namibia, is working to ensure the survival of a magnificent predator.
Re-wilding Success ^
*1ST PLACE: Multimedia, NPPA Student Quarterly Clip Contest, 2012*
The Cheetah Conservation Fund's goal is to have cheetahs living in the wild. In June 2012, the organization released four cheetahs into Erindi Private Game Reserve in Namibia.
Dr. Lawson: Mobile Veterinarian
*TOP 15: National Multimedia Competition, Hearst Journalism Awards, 2011*
Dr. Colleen Lawson operates Horizon Mobile Veterinary Hospital in Montana with her husband, Stephen, providing medical care to small animals in the towns of Florence, Lolo, and Missoula.
Helping Farmers, Helping Cheetahs ^
*3RD PLACE: Multimedia, NPPA Student Quarterly Clip Contest, 2012*
The Cheetah Conservation Fund works to reduce conflict between farmers and cheetahs through education and a livestock guarding dog program.
Reading to Dogs
Children gain confidence as they read to therapy dogs at the Missoula Public Library in Montana as part of a weekly Reading Education Assistance Dogs (R.E.A.D.) program.
*HONORABLE MENTION: Best Documentary Film, University of Massachusetts Amherst Film Festival, 2013*
With a campus of more than 27,000 students to watch over, the University of Massachusetts Amherst Police Department relies on the help of two police dogs.
Wildlife Feeding Ban Proposed
The town of Northampton, Mass., considers a ban on feeding wildlife to alleviate problems some residents are experiencing with neighbors attracting black bears.