Funding & Collaborators

The Panama Amphibian Rescue and Conservation Project has been made possible with generous financial support from the following organizations and individuals.

Partners & Steering Committee

  • Bob Chastain, President and CEO Cheyenne Mountain Zoo;
  • Steve Monfort, Director Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute;
  • Oris Sanjur, Acting Director Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute;
  • John Linehan, President and CEO Zoo New England.

Zoos have had a major impact on the conservation of amphibians in Panama. Click here for a summary of their impact. 

Major Donors

Other Donors

  • APL
  • Anonymous foundation
  • Anne Keiser & Doug Lapp
  • Baton Rouge Zoo
  • BBVA, Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria
  • Conservation International Foundation
  • Friends of the National Zoo
  • Greenville Zoo
  • Holtzman Wildlife Foundation
  • Linda Mars
  • Maersk Line
  • Mohammed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund
  • Morris Animal Foundation
  • National Geographic Society
  • National Science Foundation
  • Shared Earth Foundation
  • Smithsonian Women’s Committee
  • Tower Bank
  • US Fish and Wildlife Service – Wildlife Without Borders Program
  • Waltham foundation
  • The Woodtiger Fund

Academic Collaborators

  • IUCN Amphibian Ark, Amphibian Specialist Group & Amphibian Survival Alliance
  • Lisa Belden, Virginia Tech
  • Matt Becker, Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute
  • Andrew Crawford, Universidad de los Andes
  • Gina Della Togna, University of Maryland / Smithsonian
  • Rob Fleischer, Smithsonian
  • Reid Harris, James Madison University
  • Myra Hugley, Virginia Tech
  • Lou Perotti, Roger Williams Park Zoo
  • Tom Mason, Toledo Zoo
  • Kevin Minbiole, Villanova University
  • Louise Rollins-Smith, Vanderbilt University
  • Cori Richards, Tulane University
  • Anna Savage, Smithsonian
  • Jamie Voyles, New Mexico Tech

We also recognize all individual donations and volunteers annually in each annual report click here

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