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Jane Goodall Institute for Wildlife Research, Education and Conservation

Works to create healthy ecosystems, promote sustainable livelihoods and nurture new generations of committed, active citizens around the world.
4245 North Fairfax Drive, Suite 600 / Arlington, VA 22203
Phone: 800.592.JANE | Fax: 703.682.9312

The objectives of the Institute are to:

  • Increase primate habitat conservation
  • Increase awareness of, support for and training in issues related to our relationship with each other, the environment and other animals (leading to behavior change)
  • Expand non-invasive research programs on chimpanzees and other primates
  • Promote activities that ensure the well-being of chimpanzees, other primates and animal welfare activities in general

The Jane Goodall Institute has more than 100 “Roots & Shoots” groups throughout Oregon, which help young people learn about environmental issues in their local communities, and take on projects to make the world better. Some of the Roots & Shoots projects Oregon kids have initiated include:

  • students from Boring helped restore Pringle Creek in Salem;
  • students from Bend planted native Ponderosas in Shevlin Park;
  • students from Forest Grove made (using discarded materials) toys for animals living in local shelters and vet clinics.
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