Our work and research takes-place in partnership with Integrated Rural Development and Nature Conservation (IRDNC), a Namibian NGO that has been a leader in developing community-based natural resource management solutions.

The work of the Lion Rangers is supported by TOSCO (Tourism Supporting Conservation), a Namibian NGO that works extensively in the region to support community conservation initiatives.

Our research is taking place under the umbrella of  the University of Minnesota Lion Center Professor Craig Packer oversees many aspects of this work.

We work closely with Desert Lion Conservation; who has been the authority on desert-adapted lion research in northwest Namibia for more than twenty years.

Ongoing research is supported by the National Geographic Society Big Cats Initiative.

The Namibia Ministry of Environment and Tourism oversees all research and conservation work in northwest Namibia.

Thanks to Werner Wasserfall of W.W. Auto Repairs CC , Windhoek for providing vehicle maintenance and troubleshooting.

This website has been developed in partnership with the University of Minnesota Liberal Arts Technologies and Innovation Service