In 1991 Round River Conservation Studies began gathering ecological information and engaging local communities in conservation dialogue in several bioregions. These areas have included: the Blue Range of southeastern Arizona, the Great Bear and Muskwa-Kechika of British Columbia, the tropical forests of Belize, the Yaak Valley of northwestern Montana, the highlands of southern Ecuador, the Mackenzie Delta of the Northwest Territories, the shrub desert of central Namibia in southwestern Africa, and the canyon country of southern Utah.

Round River’s current efforts in North America are in the Taku River of northwestern British Columbia, the North Slope and Southern Lakes of the Yukon Territory, the Rocky Mountains of Idaho, Montana and Wyoming, and the Sky Islands of Southern Arizona. In Africa, our work continues in the Okavango Delta of Botswana and expands to the Makgadikgadi-Nxai Pans. In South and Central America, our work is in the Aysén Region of Patagonia in Chile, the Mayan Mountains of Belize and the Pantanal of Brazil. In 2018 we began work in the Darhad Valley of Huvsgul Province, Mongolia.


Namibia and Botswana

Our community-based wildlife monitoring work continues in Botswana’s Okavango Delta, as a new project begins in the Makgadikgadi and Nxai Pans.


Today our conservation efforts in North America are focused in northwestern British Columbia, the north slope and southern lakes of the Yukon Territory, the Sky Islands of southern Arizona, and the mountains of central Idaho and western Montana and Wyoming.


Costa Rica and Belize

Our work in Central America is focused on the Maya Golden Landscape of Belize, a vital link in the Mesoamerican Biological Corridor. 


Patagonian Chile

Patagonia is a region known for its incomparable beauty with a reputation as one of the last wild places on earth.



Round River’s newest project area is in the taiga of northern Mongolia in three newly-formed Protected Areas in the Darhad Valley of the Huvsgul province.