Tag: Rwanda

Get Ready For Gorilla Trekking In Rwanda

There’s something magical about seeing eye-to-eye with a silverback mountain gorilla. Such an encounter has to be experienced first-hand to truly understand the gravitas of the situation; being in close proximity to an endangered, vulnerable creature that shares so many traits with us, but is also capable of such brute strength. Their subtle behaviours and interactions with one another are fascinating, and if you come across a troop of mountain…

Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund update

President's update. Just back from Rwanda, had a great stay, just very busy. Luckily, the gorillas are doing great and I was actually able to break away from meetings and see them (wearing fabulous Craghoppers gear of course!). While I was there we distributed school supplies to 1,700 elementary school kids; officially opened our new learning center, which provides computer access and a library to a community of 20,000 people…