The Conservancy's mission is pretty straightforward – our mission is the genetic conservation and promotion of heritage breeds. However, implementing this mission involves a variety of projects and activities and the help of numerous partners, supporters, and members.
The most common question we get from people that are unfamiliar with our organization is – do you own animals? As much we’d love to be around rare breeds all day, the Conservancy does NOT own animals, but it DOES serve a critical role in rare breed conservation.
Some things we do:
Our work is a journey, every day new challenges and threats are on the horizon. We never know when a new breed or strain might be discovered, or when an important herd of strain may be threatened with dispersal. Check out the What We Do section of our website to learn more about our current and past projects!