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: 
31 May 2017 - 09:00
Type: 
Member Events
The BTO is looking for David Attenborough Building dwellers to help test a prototype version of their website
Event Date: 
31 May 2017 -
16:00 to 20:30
Type: 
CCF Events
All are welcome to the sixth meeting of MARG will be at Portholme Meadow, near Huntingdon; reputedly the largest lowland flood meadow in England.
Event Date: 
8 Jun 2017 -
18:00 to 21:00
Type: 
CCF Events
The CCF Conservation GIS Group meets every second and fourth Thursday of the month The Eagle Benet Street Cambridge 18:00 – 21:00

Latest News

Post date: 
25 May 2017 - 10:15
Type: 
Other News
The Constructed Wetland Association’s Annual Conference is Constructed wetlands: natural systems for water management and will be held on 27th-28thSeptember 2017.
Post date: 
23 May 2017 - 10:45
Type: 
Member News
Please see details of these woodland and wetland courses attached, together with a booking form.
Post date: 
17 May 2017 - 20:00
Type: 
Member News
CAM VALLEY MATTERS No. 38 10 May 2017 - The Occasional Newsletter of the Cam Valley Forum

Featured Members

The goal of the Arcus Great Apes Program is to ensure the respect and survival of the great apes and their natural habitat.
PJ.elements provides project development, photography and fund raising support to environmental and community organisations
Fauna & Flora International (FFI) is the world’s longest established international conservation body, founded 100 years ago.

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: 
30 May 2017
Applications are invited for a postdoctoral fellowship on ‘Aquatic Microbial Ecology’
Application Deadline: 
30 May 2017
An opportunity for future leaders in nature conservation from the countries of Central and Eastern Europe, the Caucasus, West and Central Asia
Application Deadline: 
31 May 2017
The Biodiversity Research Group at the Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden (XTBG), Yunnan, invites applications for a full-time postdoctoral position in climate change biology.

Funding Opportunities

Application Deadline: 
30 Jun 2017
Maximum Funding Level: 
£5000
To assist in the long term conservation and appropriate management and research objectives of the Nyika and Vwaza protected areas in Malawi.

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