We appreciate any help or support you can provide towards our efforts to helping endangered species by supporting our projects in partnership with the Chipembere Rhino Foundation in South Africa, the Pygmy Elephant Project in Borneo and the United Kingdom Orangutan Appeal for Borneo, all of which can be found on our Projects Page.

Atlanta 2017 Convention

The RI Convention in Atlanta was a huge success with 40,000+ or – delegates including yours truly.

Just posting a few photos here of the Convention.  I spent all my time in the RAGES booth and missed all the plenary sessions.  We also had a great break out session courtesy of Rotary Host Organising Committee.  It was full and they closed the doors before we started.

Here in no particular order are some of the moments I remember best:

December/January News Bulletin

December/January News Bulletin

Have a great 2017 and let us double our efforts to create awareness out there in every way you are able to do so.

RAGES is here for you and for you to help the endorsed RAGES Projects.

We are gaining members every day and we want you to join us in working with the RAGES endorsed projects where we have Rotarians on the ground directly involved in these projects.

The mission of RAGES is to put you in touch with the project that you want to help either as a club or a District.

So get in touch let us work together.

Talk soon
Yours in Rotary
DGN John Glassford
Chair 2014 -2017

Rotarian Action Group for Endangered Species
Rotary Club of Coolamon District 9700
New South Wales, Australia

October/November News Bulletin

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October/November News Bulletin

It has been a very busy two months for me personally with building work here in Australia.

During December I will be looking at ways we as members of RAGES can work together for those who have no voice.

 

RAGES will be looking for a new Chair in June at Atlanta.  I have ot concentrate on my work as a District Governor for my District 9700 in 2018-2019.

 

Our Board will go through the correct procedures to elect a new Chair.

 

Please do not hesitate to contact me if you can help and want to get involved in RAGES and our work on the ground in South Africa, Borneo and Malaysia.

Talk soon
Yours in Rotary

DGN John Glassford
Chair 2014 -2017

Rotarian Action Group for Endangered Species
Rotary Club of Coolamon District 9700
New South Wales, Australia

RAGES Member off to Borneo

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Above Rotarian and RAGES Member Debbie Mair from the RC of Hutt City in New Zealand.

Adopting orangutans leads Kiwi woman to helping Borneo’s orphaned elephants

The Rotarian first meet the two elephants Jimbo and Tun Tan two years ago when she was representing the Rotary Action Group for Endangered Species.

Deb heads over to Borneo next week. Today there’s tragic news out of Borneo. On Friday 22nd July Poachers set fire to the wildlife sanctuary. 22 acres of forest have been lost to fire.The sooner i get out there and see what’s happening on the ground the better. Let’s hope we have lost no endangered animals to the fire or the poachers.

 

FULL STORY HERE

Also a story in Rotary Showcase below.  Well done Debbie.

 

ROTARY SHOWCASE STORY.

LATEST NEWS FROM DEBBIE RECEIVED SAT. 23 JULY

Hi John,

Very, very sad news.  Poachers have set the wildlife sanctuary on fire on Friday 22nd.  22 acres lost.  The wildlife team is going fire & rescue to put the fires out.
The sooner I get out there and see what’s happening on the ground the better.  Let’s hope we have lost no endangered animals to the fire or the poachers :

Sabah News