IUCN SSC

CONSERVATION TRANSLOCATION SPECIALIST GROUP

The Conservation Translocation Specialist Group (CTSG) of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Species Survival Commission (SSC) is working with others to face emerging threats, battle against extinction, restore species, and thereby yield wide-ranging benefits for nature and people.

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Global Conservation Translocation Perspectives 2021

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ZSL Science and Conservation Event.

Return to the wild: How can we recover Extinct in the Wild species? 
With CTSG Chair, Dr. Axel Moehrenschlager. March 9, 2021

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IUCN SSC

Welcome from the Chair of the Conservation Translocation Specialist Group

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IUCN SSC Conservation Translocation Training

Learn from global experts how to best plan and implement conservation translocations. Since 2016, 106 participants from 21 countries have attended our training in Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States. This has resulted in breakthroughs for many endangered species. 

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Welcome to CTSG

The Conservation Translocation Specialist Group (CTSG) of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Species Survival Commission (SSC) is working with others to face emerging threats, restore species, and yield wide-ranging benefits for nature and people. Actions of our practitioners worldwide illustrate that there is hope and that positive change is possible.

Our Vision: A world where courageous action repairs nature’s past damage and guards against threats of the future

Our Mission: To empower responsible conservation translocations that save species, strengthen ecosystems, and benefit humanity

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IPTC 2021, 1st International Plant Translocation Conference 
Rome, Italy

ZSL Science and Conservation Event. Return to the wild: How can we recover Extinct in the Wild species? 
With CTSG Chair, Dr. Axel Moehrenschlager. March 9, 2021

Welcome to CTSG

The Conservation Translocation Specialist Group (CTSG) of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) is working with others to face emerging threats, restore species, and yield wide-ranging benefits for nature and people. Actions of our practitioners worldwide illustrate that there is hope and that positive change is possible.

News & Events

IUCN Conservation Translocation Training 2019
Costa Rica
30 June – 4 July, 2019