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Only work done over the past 12 months starting July 2016 will be considered in the adjudication.

1) Best Field Ranger:

This must be an employed field ranger who works daily in the field of active rhino protection and risks personal safety and comfort to do so.

2) Best Conservation Practitioner:

This must be a person who is working full-time in the conservation field and fighting rhino poaching through protected area management, intelligence gathering, strategic anti-poaching operation management etc.

3) Best Political and Judicial support:

This must be a person, team or entity that plays a significant role in the political, investigative or judicial arenas and whose actions resulted in supporting the conservation of rhino in Africa. This includes law enforcement agencies, units and personnel.

4) Best Rhino Conservation Supporter:

This must be a person, team or entity that plays a significant role in supporting the conservation of rhino. Supporters can lend support from any field that includes but is not limited to the scientific, awareness, education or funding spheres.

5) Special Award for Endangered Species Conservation:

This must be a person, team or entity working full-time in the field to combat poaching of other endangered species through in field protection, protected area management, intelligence gathering, strategic anti-poaching operations management etc. This includes field rangers and conservation practitioners.

2017 Award Winners

2016 Award Winners

2015 Award Winners

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