The Botswana Wild Bird Trust was founded in 2016 with the mission to conserve wild birds and their habitat through exploration, research and monitoring, conservation action, partnerships, awareness-raising, and support for local citizen-led organisations.
The Botswana Wild Bird Trust believes in open source research and collaboration and has recently signed an MOU with OKACOM and the University of Botswana Okavango Research Institute whereby the two will work together to support a common goal of furthering research in the Okavango System.
Research expeditions undertaken have always included baYei guides and mekoro as a means to explore the narrow and winding waterways of the Delta The footprint we leave on the environments we traverse, as well as what we leave on the world as a whole, governs our decisions on everything we do, including selecting a self-propelled mode of transport.
View a selection of our key projects which gives you a quick idea of where we work and what we do.
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