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Love the Wild Foundation Founder, Tiago Miller snorkeling during Belize visit to evaluate coral reef work
(Image Source:  Bruce Miller/courtesy Bruce Miller Photography)

Our Mission is to teach children and adults alike how to learn from, love and protect the WILD.  We do this through sponsoring unique and accessible educational programs and supporting conservation efforts with next the generation in mind.  
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Providing Environmental Education and Humanitarian Support to a Kenyan Village

We are working with the Oltome Maasai Village in Kenya - located on the outskirts of Amboseli National Park.  The village has close to 100 children that we are working with to help foster environmental education by donating for teachers' pay and ensuring the children are receiving adequate nutrition while going to school. This is an exciting initiative and we have just completed our first month working with the village.  
Sponsoring Readings and Donations

We continue to sponsor opportunities to educate students about environmental stewardship and make associated book donations – and as of late we have been hosting many virtual readings to classes! 

We recently visited Belize and donated many copies of our book, The Belize Trash Monster to two schools there: the Island Academy and the Anglican School located on San Pedro Island.  We were so happy to be able to donate this book to these students about keeping the beautiful beaches of Belize clean!

We donated over two hundred Jade Elephant books to the Save Elephant Foundation, a Thai non-profit organization dedicated to providing care and assistance to Thailand's captive elephant population. 

We did a reading of our book, Princess, at the St. James Episcopal SchoolPrincess is about an orangutan that learned to communicate with sign language.  After our reading, we discussed the mass use of palm oil in foods and consumer products and the issues it creates causing the loss of habitat for orangutans and other wildlife. 

We have donated books to the Teton Regional Land Trust, the Teton Raptor Center, and Thunder Ridge High School in Idaho Falls.

Additional links to readings of books about animals and conservation published by our partners at Green Kids Club that you may want to hear:

Grizzly 399 -

A Tail of Three Lions- by Sylvia -

Inspired Classroom Grizzly 399 at Bigfork Art Museum

Through the Bigfork Art Museum, we conducted an Inspired Classroom project teaching children about Grizzly 399! As part of this project, we also had the children do a mini-graphic novel depicting what they envision life is like with 399. It was a wonderful project that the children all enjoyed! If you are a student and/or teacher and would like to be part of our Superhero Bear: Grizzly 399 Challenge - please register here.



In December, Teton Regional Land Trust presented their Winter Ecology trunk to the 2nd/3rd-grade Falcons at Mountain Academy of Teton Science Schools. They are studying the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem and the students were thoughtful in their exploration of the trunk and had great questions and observations about wildlife adaptations to a Yellowstone winter!

They all knew about Grizzly Bear 399 and were excited to read about her and her cubs in the book by Sylvia M. Medina, with illustrations by Morgan Spicer and photographs by Thomas D. Mangelsen. Green Kids Club Inc. and Love the WILD Foundation donated these books for the students to enjoy. 


Marine Apprenticeship Scholarships in Belize and Program Support
Love the Wild just returned from San Pedro Belize where we visited with Belize Grass Roots,  a non-profit group started by a young man, Valentine Rosado.  Valentine has set up a program to teach the youth of the island to become certified divers and support rebuilding the coral reef ecosystem that is being lost due to global warming and human conflict. The program currently has 10 young Belizean's between the ages of 15 and 24 years old that will become certified as divemasters.  

We are currently providing a scholarship for a high-school/college student named Mariel Calderon, who is completing her diving certificate and will eventually work in the area of marine forensics.  She is Belizean and the first in her family to complete a college degree! 

Belize Grass Roots is doing a magnificent job and our intentions are to continue working with them as they build up their program which will include mangrove restoration and also turtle habitat protection and restoration.   

Aria McKenna new Board Advisor


Love the Wild Foundation is pleased to have Aria McKenna agree to come and work with us as an advisor.  We are so excited to have her. She brings with her exceptional experience in the area of environmental conservation with a focus on global warming issues. Aria is an actress, writer and producer turned climate advocate. She founded Global Cooling Productions and is in development with several mission-driven projects. She trained with Al Gore as part of his Climate Reality Leadership Corps and has studied, worked, and presented with organizations such as The American Sustainable Business Council, Citizens Climate Lobby, American Renewable Energy DAY, EarthX, and the Cooperative Impact Social Innovation Conference. She is currently working with the Healthy Climate Alliance and the Planetary Restoration Action Group to advocate for an emergency scale plan for climate restoration while developing and shaping content for GreenTV and RevolutionEarthTV. 

Borneo Rainforest Support

Love the Wild has been supporting The Orangutan Project with monthly donations to protect orangutan habitats. We are also providing a scholarship for Prillicia Gumbang, a young Indonesian woman going to graduate school to help foster orangutan survival and rainforest habitat conservation. 

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SIGNED Memorandum of Understanding Between Kenyan Oltome Village Chief Daniel Memusi and Edward Pemba, Program Manager for Love the Wild Foundation!


On May 6, 2021 South Africa declared they will end lion farming practices as summarized in this excerpt.   There has been continuous Lion Farming in the country for many years.  At the time our partners at Green Kids Club published their book, A 'Tail' of Three Lions in January 2021, there were and still are about 12,000 lions in lion farms. These lions eventually end up in canned hunts or else taken and used for medicinal purposes.  We are happy to have done a reading of our book with co-author Ian Michler and also a question and answer session giving us updates on the changes in legislation in South Africa. You can listen to a replay of the Q&A here

For Ian and Sylvia jointly reading our story click here! 


We are spreading the word in support of our partners at Elephant Without Borders - please check out their online fundraiser that is sponsored by our partners at Green Kids Club.  With every $50 minimum donation, you will receive an Elephants Without Borders eco-friendly cotton tote bag featuring Molelo and elephant friends from the Elephants Without Borders sanctuary on the front, with a "Molelo the Fire Elephant" paperback book inside.  Just click the button below to donate and receive your tote bag.  You may also support Elephants Without Borders by purchasing other Green Kids Club books about elephants featured here that are sold on our Love the Wild Foundation shop section of our website.
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Check out our new, limited edition, Love the Wild tote created by our partner, Jessica Becker of My Vegan Organic Love!  This exclusive tote will be available for purchase via a link in the shop section of our website, within accessories (or use button below) and a percentage of sales will be donated to Love the Wild Foundation to support our education and conservation initiatives! Show your appreciation for the WILD and get yours today before they are all gone!  

Always in our shop:  Our partners at Green Kids Club donate a percentage of profits from the sale of all their books to Love the Wild Foundation.  Green Kids Club books can be found within the shop section of our website.  In addition to books about animals and environmental stewardship for children and adults, we also sell apparel and accessories, like the tote, above, in our Love the Wild Foundation online shop. 
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