Defenders of Wildlife

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Defenders of Wildlife is considered a Big Green environmental group, one of the largest and most prominent in the world. It is a member of Natural Resources Council of America.

"Founded in 1947, Defenders of Wildlife is one of the country’s leaders in science-based, results-oriented wildlife conservation. We stand out in our commitment to saving imperiled wildlife and championing the Endangered Species Act, the landmark law that protects them." [1]

At their 2008 awards dinner the honorees were: [2]


Directors

Accessed September 2008: [3]

(* Executive Board Member)

Litigation Committee

(*Board Member)

National Advisory Committee

Select Funders (2007) [4]

$100,000+


Corporations included in the groups matching gift program include The Capital Group, Exxon Mobil Foundation, Home Depot, Philip Morris Companies, The Pfizer Foundation, Tyco International, United Technologies, Verizon, Wachovia Foundation etc.

Contact

Web: http://www.defenders.org

Resources and articles

Related Sourcewatch articles

References

  1. About, Defenders of Wildlife, accessed September 17, 2008.
  2. 2008 Annual Awards Dinner, Defenders of Wildlife, accessed September 17, 2008.
  3. Directors, Defenders of Wildlife, accessed September 17, 2008.
  4. 2007 Annual Report, Defenders of Wildlife, accessed September 17, 2008.