Wildlife Friendly Enterprise Network
Wildlife Friendly Enterprise Network


Compounding wildlife impacts of trafficking & the tourism sector: A lens to examine ecological, social, economic, & political indicators of conservation impact, Marissa C.G. Altmann

WFEN’s Strategic Partnerships Fellow Marissa Altmann explores the relationship and compounding effects of Tourism and the Illegal Wildlife Trade in this poster presentation based on her thesis work which can be downloaded here

2014 State of Conservation Report for Bwindi Impenetrable National Park World Heritage Site,
Uganda, Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA), UNESCO

The Gorilla Friendly™ Feasibility report published by WFEN in partnership with the International Gorilla Conservation Programme and with generous support from WWF-Sweden is included in this publication linked here

Making Environmental Financing Work: Payment for Ecosystem Services (PES) – Experiences from the Philippines

WFEN Executive Director Julie Stein and WFEN Boardmember and co-founder Ann Koontz are co-authors on this report. Chapter 5 examines the role that Wildlife Tourism can play as a valuable Ecosystem Service. The full report is linked here

Certified Wildlife Friendly® Biennial Progress Report 2013-2015

WFEN Progress Report 2013-2015 

Certified Wildlife Friendly® Biennial Progress Report 2010-2012

WFEN ProgressReport 2010-2012

USAID / TRANSLINKS Natural Resources and Development Portal

This portal hosts a library of excellent technical papers and other documents published by or about the Wildlife Friendly Enterprise Network
Wildlife Friendly® Scaling-Up Workshop

The Scaling-Up Workshop and Tradeshow, held June 12 to 15, 2011 on Bainbridge Island, included 44 people from around the world and the United States representing industry, donors, conservation groups, NGOs, media, and certified wildlife friendly enterprises.
Executive Summary (100kb) | Proceedings-2011 (2.1mb)

Wildlife Friendly Newsletter – Winter 2010

We are happy to report that we are making great progress. Read on to learn about our achievements and how you can join in actively supporting our mission.
Winter 2010 Newsletter (1.3mb)

Green Marketing Trends

Guidance for Wildlife Friendly Products to Understand & Access Green Markets

This guide provides an overview of green market trends using language, research findings, and market segmentation in U.S. markets. The guide provides specific information on how to prepare and position your Wildlife Friendly™ products to be successful in the marketplace.
Green Marketing Trends Tool (1.1mb)

New and Evolving Web-based Marketing

How to Find a Market Outlet for your Wildlife Friendly Products
This tool provides guidance on accessing web-based and distributor assisted markets for Wildlife Friendly™ products.
Market Outlets Tool (1.9mb)

Conservation Marketing Equation

The Conservation Marketing Equation manual helps readers better understand product development and marketing that promotes conservation and social equity.

The manual is intended to assist conservation and development professionals in choosing business opportunities that conserve biodiversity while reducing poverty for marginalized rural people. The assumption is that the proposed opportunity needs to be financially sustainable, and this tool provides specific information and product worksheets to assess product market readiness.
Report | Worksheet 1 | Worksheet 2 | Worksheet 3 | Worksheet 4 | Worksheet 5

Wildlife Friendly Enterprise Network Brochure

A tri-fold presentation of the Wildlife Friendly Enterprise Network’s objectives and activities.
WFEN Brochure (1.9mb)

Balancing the Needs of People and Wildlife

This brief from the Land Tehure Center draws from experience on three continents to outline recent advances in understanding and managing human-wildlife conflicts, with twin objectives of biodiversity conservation and poverty alleviation.
Balancing Needs (346kb)

Sustainable Agriculture

The Wild Farm Alliance has produced a number of excellent publications for farmers and producers looking to increase biodiversity on their farms and ranches.  These publications discuss wildlife friendly fencing options and other best practices as well as promoting the philosophy of predator friendly farming and ranching.  Visit their website for more publications and download Biodiversity Conservation: An Organic Farmer’s Guide below.
BD Guide Organic Farmers (1.8 mb)