Wildlife Conservation Nepal, WCN, a non-governmental organization registered with the Government of Nepal, is a not for profit organization. It was established in 2002 with a vision to protect and conserve natural heritage and disseminate information on environment and wildlife issues.
WCN supports government agencies to protect wildlife beyond protected areas, help in the developmental aspect of conservation and through its professional team help the Government of Nepal to carry out different impact assessment studies on natural resources and ecological areas that are of importance.
WCN aims to support biodiversity conservation by promoting, advocating, building awareness and safeguarding natural resources through policies, research , capacity building and studies that relate to impact of projects on natural resources prior to the initiation of the projects.
WCN promotes conservation and environment activities by bringing different stakeholders – judicial bodies, Nepal Administrative Staff College, Nepal Police, line agencies and conservation partners through seminars, workshops and trainings including in policy development.
A Species Protected is a heritage maintained.