25 YEARS OF SUCCESS IN CONSERVATION

Since our founding in 1994, Island Conservation and our partners have successfully restored 63 islands worldwide, benefiting 1173 populations of 468 species and subspecies. These successes have made us a leader in the field of invasive species removal but have only been possible thanks to our donors, partners, and friends. Looking back over the past 25 years, here are just some of the amazing success stories that we have watched unfold on islands around the world.

2019
Drones Restore Galápagos Islands

Drones Restore Galápagos Islands

The Directorate of the Galápagos National Park (Dirección del Parque Nacional Galápagos – DPNG) and Island Conservation complete a world first by using drones to rid two Galápagos Islands of invasive rats.
2019
Galápagos Land Iguanas Return to Santiago

Galápagos Land Iguanas Return to Santiago

The Directorate of Galápagos National Park (Dirección del Parque Nacional Galápagos – DPNG) and Island Conservation reintroduce 1,436 Galápagos Land Iguanas (Conolophus subcristatus) to Santiago Island to restore the islands’ ecological health and protect this important population.

2018

Hope Resurfaces for the Humboldt Reserve

Humboldt Penguins and Peruvian Diving-petrels in the Humboldt Penguin National Reserve, Chile on the path to recovery following removal of invasive rabbits.

2018
Protecting Food Supplies, Livelihoods, and Native Wildlife

Protecting Food Supplies, Livelihoods, and Native Wildlife

Kayangel Island, Palau residents partner with Island Conservation to protect wildlife, livelihoods, and ensure food security by removing invasive rats.

2018

Palmyra Vegetation Rebounds

Island Conservation biologists document 5,000% increase in native tree recruitment on Palmyra Atoll.

2018

Saving the Yelkouan Shearwater

Tavolara Island, Italy is declared free of invasive rats benefiting the world’s largest population of Yelkouan Shearwaters.

2018

Restoring Ngeanges Island

A historic project protects Palau’s iconic species after Ngeanges Island is declared free of invasive rats.

2018
Help Is on the Way for Gough Island

Help Is on the Way for Gough Island

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds and Island Conservation formalize a partnership to protect Albatross breeding colonies from invasive mice on Gough and Henderson Islands.

2018
Joining the Global Island Partnership

Joining the Global Island Partnership

Island Conservation joins the Global Island Partnership to help build resilient and sustainable island communities.

2018
Signs of Recovery on Desecheo Island

Signs of Recovery on Desecheo Island

Island Conservation and partners are beginning to see signs of recovery following the removal of invasive rats from Desecheo Island, including Audubon’s Shearwaters sighted for the first time and new Bridled Tern nests discovered.

2017
Innovation and the GBIRd Partnership

Innovation and the GBIRd Partnership

Island Conservation and partners formalize Genetic Biocontrol of Invasive Rodents Partnership to investigate use of gene drive in rodents as a tool to prevent island extinctions.

2017

New Hope for Cabritos Iguanas

The Critically Endangered Ricord’s Iguana and the Vulnerable Rhinoceros Iguana can once again thrive on Cabritos Island, Dominican Republic after the successful removal of a suite of invasive species by Island Conservation and our partners.

2017

Bright Spots in Conservation

The short film Bright Spots by animator Jilli Rose features Nick Holmes, Director of Science for Island Conservation, and shares a story of hope for current and future conservationists.

2017
How to Save Vulnerable Island Species

How to Save Vulnerable Island Species

Island Conservation biologists find that 41% of all Critically Endangered and Endangered terrestrial vertebrates live on islands.

2017
Higo Chumbo Cactus Resurges

Higo Chumbo Cactus Resurges

The Federally Threatened Higo Chumbo Cactus resurges after removal of invasive rats on Desecheo Island.

2016

A Seabird Haven Now Free of Invasive Species

Desecheo National Wildlife Refuge safe from invasive mammals after nearly 100 years.

2016

Restoring Seabird Breeding Habitat in French Polynesia

Safe breeding habitat for Critically Endangered Polynesian Ground-dove and Endangered Tuamotu Sandpiper doubles following removal of invasive rats from five French Polynesian islands.

2016
Save the Islands. Save the World.

Save the Islands. Save the World.

Island Conservation biologists publish 100th scientific article.

2016
Guiding Principles for the GBIRd Partnership

Guiding Principles for the GBIRd Partnership

Island Conservation’s Board of Directors adopts a resolution to guide Island Conservation staff activities with the Genetic Biocontrol of Invasive Rodents (GBIRd) partnership.

2015
Conservation Intervention Succeeds in Tonga

Conservation Intervention Succeeds in Tonga

Island Conservation works with local and regional partners to implement the first invasive species removal in Tonga.

2014
Database Guides Conservation Interventions

Database Guides Conservation Interventions

Island Conservation and partners create Threatened Island Biodiversity database to help guide conservation intervention by mapping where threatened species are at risk from invasive vertebrates.

2014
Developing Best Practices for Island Restoration

Developing Best Practices for Island Restoration

Island Conservation and global eradication experts meet for a Tropical Rodent Eradication Review resulting in the publication of best practices.

2013
Tufted Puffins Found on Hawadax

Tufted Puffins Found on Hawadax

Tufted Puffins breed on Hawadax Island, Alaska for the first time.

2013
Cabritos Restoration Begins

Cabritos Restoration Begins

Efforts begin to protect two threatened iguana species on Cabritos Island, Dominican Republic by removing invasive predators.

2013
Ancient Murrelets Return to Haida Gwaii

Ancient Murrelets Return to Haida Gwaii

Culturally and biologically significant population of Ancient Murrelets can now thrive following removal of invasive rats from islands in Haida Gwaii, British Columbia.

2013
New Species Found After Rabida Restoration

New Species Found After Rabida Restoration

Island Conservation biologists make two unexpected discoveries when monitoring Rábida Island: a gecko species that was thought to be extinct and a new species of snail.

2013
Ashy Storm-petrels Nests on Anacapa

Ashy Storm-petrels Nests on Anacapa

Endangered Ashy Storm-petrels nest on Anacapa Island for the first time ever.

2012
Xantus Murrelets Benefit from Anacapa Restoration

Xantus Murrelets Benefit from Anacapa Restoration

Xantus’ Murrelet hatching success on Anacapa Island has increased by 350% between 2002 and 2006 and have been found breeding on parts of the island were breeding was impossible when invasive rats were present.

2012
Pinzón Giant Tortoise Down-listed

Pinzón Giant Tortoise Down-listed

Pinzón Giant Tortoise is down-listed from “Extinct in the Wild” to “Vulnerable” as a result of rat-removal in 2012.

2012
Rat Island Renamed After Restoration

Rat Island Renamed After Restoration

Native Aleut people successfully petition for renaming of Rat Island back to the original name, Hawadax Island.

2012
Saving the Allen Cay Rock Iguana

Saving the Allen Cay Rock Iguana

Island Conservation and partners conduct first restoration project in the Bahamas on Allen Cay to protect Audubon’s Shearwaters and Allen Cay Rock Iguana.

2011
Launching the Database of Island Invasive Species Eradications

Launching the Database of Island Invasive Species Eradications

Island Conservation and partners launch Database of Island Invasive Species Eradications, which aims to compile all invasive vertebrate eradication projects on islands.

2011
Seabirds Get a Chance to Thrive on Palmyra Atoll

Seabirds Get a Chance to Thrive on Palmyra Atoll

Millions of seabirds benefit from removal of invasive rats from Palmyra Atoll, Line Islands.

2011
Island Conservation Helps Restore 10 Galápagos Islands

Island Conservation Helps Restore 10 Galápagos Islands

Island Conservation and partners conduct first restoration project in the Galápagos on Rábida, Bartolomé, and eight islets.

2009
Evaluating the Impact of Island Restoration

Evaluating the Impact of Island Restoration

Conservation Measures program is launched to help reveal the lasting impact of invasive species eradications.

2008
Challenges and Success on Rat Island

Challenges and Success on Rat Island

Island Conservation and partner conducts one of the most remote, logistically complex rat eradication in the Northern Hemisphere on Rat Island, Alaska.

2005
One Step Closer to an Invasive-free Lehua

One Step Closer to an Invasive-free Lehua

Lehua Island, Hawaii declared free of invasive rabbits.

2004
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Breaking Ground on Palmyra Atoll Restoration

Feasibility study for the eradication of invasive rats on Palmyra Atoll is completed.

2003
Anacapa Restoration Saves Seabird Chicks

Anacapa Restoration Saves Seabird Chicks

Scripps’s Murrelets on Anacapa Island rebound with a 91% increase in hatching success following the removal of invasive rodents.

2002
Anacapa Island Success

Anacapa Island Success

Anacapa Island, California becomes the first project of its kind in North America.

2001
A Leader in the Field

A Leader in the Field

Island Conservation staff member Bill Wood presents at the first Islands Eradication Conference in Auckland, New Zealand.

2000
Scientific Advisory Council

Scientific Advisory Council

Scientific Advisory Board is established and its members include E.O. Wilson, Peter Raven, Paul Ehrlich, Dan Simberloff, and others.

1999
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First U.S. Based Project Begins on Anacapa

First U.S. project kicks off on Anacapa Island, Channel Islands, CA.

1997
Island Conservation Becomes a Non-profit

Island Conservation Becomes a Non-profit

Island Conservation incorporates as a 501c3 non-profit organization in California, USA.

1994
The Beginning of Island Conservation

The Beginning of Island Conservation

Don Croll, José Ángel Sánchez-Pacheco, and Bernie Tershy form Island Conservation and Ecology group.


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