Alison Janicke, EWT Head of Resource Development,

David Mitchell was born in Johannesburg on 3 September 1933 and educated at St Johns Preparatory School, Hilton College, and the University of Witwatersrand. 

David not only served as a Trustee for the Endangered Wildlife Trust from 1978 to 2013 but was Chairman of the board in the 1980s. Davids career in the building industry, combined with his passion for conservation and the work of the EWT, saw his active involvement in the building of the EWTs Johannesburg Zoo Head Office, where we spent many wonderful and memorable years.  

David was a loyal supporter and contributor to the work and achievements of the EWT, and we will be forever grateful for the legacy of life he left for conservation. We would like to extend our sincere condolences to his loved ones.  

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A word from the CEO March 2023

When Clive Walker, Neville Anderson, and James Clarke registered the Endangered Wildlife Trust in 1973, They had no idea where it would go or what it would do for species and habitat conservation in the region. This year the Endangered Wildlife Trust commemorates 50 years of conservation excellence. The EWT has achieved remarkable gains for many species,

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