Welcome to Cambridge Conservation Forum (CCF)

Cambridge Conservation Forum's purpose is to strengthen links and develop collaborations across the diverse community of conservation practitioners and researchers based in and around Cambridge working at local, national and international levels. Some 60 organisations based in the Cambridge area, whose primary focus is the conservation of biodiversity, are currently members of CCF including non-governmental conservation organisations, government agencies, university departments and consultancies. CCF is a founder member of the Cambridge Conservation Initiative (CCI), which grew out of long-standing collaborations between Cambridge Conservation Forum member organisations. These organisations remain important contributing members of CCF, as well as forging more formal working arrangements in collaborative projects as part of the CCI.

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Upcoming Events

Event Date: 
20 Feb 2017 -
09:30 to 11:30
Type: 
Member Events
Join the Wildlife Trust rangers for their regular meander around the meadows
Event Date: 
20 Feb 2017 - 12:30
Type: 
Member Events
Andreas Kontoleon, Professor of Environmental Economics and Public Policy, University of Cambridge, will be talking about his work on livelihoods payments for local communities around Gola Forest.
Event Date: 
20 Feb 2017 -
18:00 to 19:30
Type: 
Other Events
Join IIED and Conservation Through Public Health for an evening seminar ‘Rethinking conservation and development at Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda’ with guest speaker Gladys Kalema-Zikusoka

Latest News

Post date: 
18 Feb 2017 - 09:00
Type: 
CCF News
Having access to such great working space and inspiring building has been a great and productive experience.
Post date: 
16 Feb 2017 - 10:30
Type: 
CCF News
Throughout the year, we plan to host such events as conservation mapping parties (or ‘mapathons’), seminars, spotlight talks and a drop-in clinic.
Post date: 
13 Feb 2017 - 16:00
Type: 
Member News
This term (and for a bit of the holidays), we are holding our second annual photography competition!

Featured Members

The Centre is part of the Faculty of Law in the University of Cambridge and one of the Faculty's specialist law centres. The Centre is the scholarly home of international law at Cambridge University.
Natural England is here to conserve and enhance the natural environment, for its intrinsic value, the wellbeing and enjoyment of people and the economic prosperity that it brings.
The Nature Conservancy is a leading conservation organisation working around the world to protect ecologically important lands and waters for nature and people.

Initiatives

The lastest report 'Reducing the carbon footprint of conservation organisations. A review of experience and best practice in the Cambridge conservation community' was launched on 26th June.
This ongoing work, originally funded by the MacArthur Foundation in May 2004, aims to develop tools for evaluating the success of conservation efforts in order to help identify those approaches ...

Job Opportunities

Application Deadline: 
20 Feb 2017
MKA Ecology Ltd is seeking a Senior Ecologist with specialism in one or more protected species groups and extensive consultancy experience.
Application Deadline: 
20 Feb 2017
MKA Ecology Ltd is an ecological consultancy based just outside Cambridge. We are looking for an ecologist with at least three years’ experience of consultancy.
Application Deadline: 
20 Feb 2017
Innovative Conservation since 1903

Latest Reports

Type: 
CCF Council Minutes
Minutes of CCF Council Meeting held on 14th January 2016 in the David Attenborough Building, University of Cambridge.
Type: 
Reports
CCI’s Five Year Plan 2015-2020 sets out the activities that CCI partners wish to collaborate on over the next 5 years, building on CCI's Strategy 2012-2020. N.B. CCF is a CCI partner.
Type: 
CCF Council Minutes
CCF AGM & COUNCIL MEETING - Tuesday 23rd June 2015