WORKING WITH FWC
The crew worked closely with the Florida Wildlife Commission to help collect data on several large turtles in the Suwanee River. These turtles were measured, weighed and identified to help understand the population dynamics of these ancient animals.
CONSERVATION THROUGH A CAMERA
Co-Founder Justin Grubb traveled to the Gunung Niut forest reserve to work with Yayasan Planet Indonesia (YPI) to create a film about the forest patrol units and the community members that help protect the forest. This region of the World has seen intense poaching and are losing species rapidly. YPI implemented SMART with their forest units to better track poaching in the area. The film will be used to recruit new rangers and community members.
WORKING WITH WALLACEA AND WSORC
Running Wild Crew members helped cull dozens of lion fish from the reef in Utila, Honduras and assisted researchers in the dissection and gut content sampling of the fish. Lion fish are invasive in the Caribbean and are native to the Indian and Pacific