US & Swedish Dignitaries Visit Gorilla Doctors in Rwanda

US & Swedish Dignitaries Visit Gorilla Doctors in Rwanda By Gorilla Doctors Staff on Wednesday, March 14th, 2018 in Blog.

  On Monday March 5th Gorilla Doctors hosted the American Ambassador to Rwanda, the Honorable Erica Barks-Ruggles, and Sweden’s Ambassador to Rwanda, the Honorable Jenny Ohlsson, at our regional headquarters in Ruhengeri Rwanda. Ambassador Barks-Ruggles was conducting a site visit to Gorilla Doctors to check in on our progress with an important project funded by […]

“Let Oteil Sing” Campaign Raises $4,000 for Gorilla Doctors

"Let Oteil Sing" Campaign Raises $4,000 for Gorilla Doctors By Gorilla Doctors Staff on Wednesday, August 30th, 2017 in Blog.

Musician Oteil Burbridge (Dead & Company, Allman Brothers Band) has been an outspoken supporter of Gorilla Doctors for several years. (His wife, Jess Burbridge is our very own Development & Communications Officer!)  In 2015, fan and friend Chris DiNardo decided to launch a “Let Oteil Sing” t shirt campaign to celebrate Oteil joining the newly […]

Gorilla Sculpture Unveiled at the Karen C. Drayer Wildlife Health Center

Gorilla Sculpture Unveiled at the Karen C. Drayer Wildlife Health Center By Gorilla Doctors Staff on Friday, August 18th, 2017 in Blog.

by Justin Cox In late 2015, California artist Lisa Reinertson donated a beautiful fired-clay sculpture, Sleep of Reason, to the Karen C. Drayer Wildlife Health Center. On Thursday night, the 6-1/2 foot tall piece was unveiled at a ceremony in which Reinertson shared her gratitude for Gorilla Doctors’ work and explained the inspiration and meaning […]

Berggorilla & Regenwald Direkthilfe Supports Gorilla Doctors

Berggorilla & Regenwald Direkthilfe Supports Gorilla Doctors By Gorilla Doctors Staff on Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017 in Blog.

This month, Gorilla Doctors was thrilled to receive news from Berggorilla & Regenwald Direkthilfe’s Dr. Angela Meder that an anonymous donor wished to support the conservation of the Virunga Massif’s eastern gorillas. The donor made a generous gift of almost $23,000 to help fund Gorilla Doctors’ field activities in Rwanda, Uganda, and the DRC.  Berggorilla […]

California Sculptor Lisa Reinertson to Donate Gorilla Sculpture to WHC

California Sculptor Lisa Reinertson to Donate Gorilla Sculpture to WHC By Gorilla Doctors Staff on Monday, November 23rd, 2015 in Blog.

California artist Lisa Reinertson created the incredible sculpture, Sleep of Reason, and would like to donate her gorilla sculpture to the Karen C. Drayer Wildlife Health Center (WHC), the UC Davis home of Gorilla Doctors. The sculpture, standing 6-1/2 feet tall, will be permanently placed in the public foyer of the WHC building on campus. The artist has pledged to donate her […]

New X Ray Machine Will Allow for More Intensive Diagnostics

New X Ray Machine Will Allow for More Intensive Diagnostics By Gorilla Doctors Staff on Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015 in Blog.

The Gorilla Doctors team is continually in need of new equipment and supplies to maintain a high standard of health care for endangered gorillas in Rwanda, Uganda, and the DRC. We are very pleased with the recent addition of a portable x ray machine to our arsenal of tools to use in the field. Gorilla Doctors […]