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As you may know,
Dewar Wildlife Trust has been taking advantage of a recent hiatus in
animal care to perform some infrastructure changes which have been put
off for many years because we did not want to disturb the animals in
our care. We have also been constructing a new driveway into
the property, since an easement that the DWT had been using recently
expired. We are seeking funds to help us complete the driveway and to
also cut in a secondary, emergency access road as well. Your
contribution at this time would be a huge help to us in getting this
DWT Driveway Begins...
help promote knowledge about gorillas, we have had school groups,
scouts, and tours almost every Saturday, and no one who left the
facility ever failed to mention what a great impact it had had on them.
With the continuing pressure on the native habitats of primates and
diseases such as Ebola (Over the past 30 years, some researchers
estimate that Ebola has killed about a third of the world’s gorillas),
it is very important that we get as many young people exposed to the
virtues of wildlife conservation as possible.
also asked for volunteers to help with cleaning up the
keeping all the vegetation
under control since it grows so rapidly in
the North Georgia climate. This also gives the volunteers an
opportunity to know that they themsevles actively participated in
helping the project along.
And we had a table at Paws in the
Park in Blue Ridge to help get the word out to all the
|Also during 2014, the DWT hosted a
pre-conference visit to the facility for the 2014 International Gorilla
Workshop which was held at Atlanta Zoo. Some 80 gorilla experts,
gorillaphiles and other attendees boarded a bus to tour the facility,
and there was even a fancy cake to welcome everyone at the post-tour
Workshops are held every two years at various zoos around the world, so
with this year's workshop at Zoo Atlanta, it was a great opportunity to
have many interested people visit the facility.
you too can join and help us with all our efforts and especially finishing the driveway by
clicking here to give a tax-deductible gift today.
fastest and simplest way to donate to the DWT is to make a cash
donation and receive a tax deduction for the 2015 year by clicking
here. Or mail a check to: Dewar Wildlife Trust,
Inc. P.O. Box 2291, Blue Ridge, GA 30513, or better, just scan the front and back of the check (or
take a photograph of the front and back using a smartphone)
and email the JPG file to dwt@dewarWildlife.org
as we can safely deposit checks electronically.
Terry L. Maple
A Message from
Dr. Terry L. Maple
I’ve always admired
the Dewar Wildlife Trust and their devotion to helping gorillas and
other wild creatures. During my seventeen years as President/CEO of Zoo
Atlanta I participated in an unprecedented period of productivity in
gorilla breeding. Today Zoo Atlanta has more gorillas than they can
successfully house on their campus. The availability of space at the
Dewar Wildlife Facility for two young adult gorillas is a wonderful
opportunity for both institutions. One of these gorillas is the only
male heir of the great and wonderful Willie B. Willie B. Jr. (Swahili
name, “Kidogo”) is a wonderful addition to the Dewar Wildlife
here to continue...