The Virginia McKenna Award for Compassionate Conservation

The Award of US$1000 is made annually by the Born Free Foundation, in consultation with the network of Compassionate Conservation experts, on the basis of applications submitted for review. The Award is named after the iconic actress and founder of the Born Free Foundation, Virginia McKenna OBE, and is intended to provide support and recognition for researchers, practitioners, organisations and projects that promote and develop the consideration of animal welfare in conservation practice.

Virginia McKenna