Our Work

We protect the environment and transform livelihood through our programmes

Forest Programme

The forest programme has its focus on conserving and recovering Nigeria’s forest...

Climate Change
Climate Change

The grim realities and effects of climate change which affects weather, crop...

Species Conservation
Species Conservation

Our species programme focuses on protecting endangered species through advocacy, habitat conservation...

Policy & Advocacy
Policy &

Our approach is to work with policy makers at Global, National and...

Environmental Education
Environmental Education

The goal of the Environmental Education unit is raising awareness on environmental...

Be the difference

Thousands have supported our works over the last 40 years. You should too.

We work with diverse groups - governments, international organisations, corporate organisations, communities and individual. This has conferred enviable milestones spanning over 4 decades on the Foundation.


Our Experience


  • 1984 – Assisted to develop National Conservation Strategy
  • 1985 – Supported the enactment of Endangered Species Decree
  • 1990 – Established the Lekki Conservation Centre
  • 1992 – Established the Hadejia-Nguru wetland conservation project

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News & Updates

Latest information on programmes and events.

NGOs, CSOs demand ‘Right to a Healthy Planet’

Over 100 000 citizens demand the United Nations (UN) to recognise a new human right – the right to a healthy planet Citizens from around the world are demanding that the right to a clean, healthy environment is made a Universal Human Rights. Over 100 000 people have signed the petition. Right now, as the

September 30, 2020

Minister of Environment Commends NCF’s Conservation Efforts

The Minister of the Environment, Dr. Mohammad Mahmood Abubakar during his working visit to the headquarters of Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF), Lekki Conservation Centre commended the efforts of NCF in salvaging the environment and partnering with the Federal Government of Nigeria through her ministry in protecting and restoring the environment for the benefits of the

September 28, 2020

An Urban Jungle with a Thrilling Experience: Lekki Conservation Centre

Lekki Conservation Centre is home to the longest canopy walk in Africa, tree house, nature station, fish ponds, floor games, swamp lookout and other relaxation facilities. Lekki Conservation Centre (LCC), an urban jungle in the heart of Lagos, is a centre of excellence in environmental research and education reserved as a sanctuary for the rich

September 27, 2020

Upcoming Events

Notices of future events and programmes.

World Migratory Bird Day
World Migratory Bird Day

World Migratory Bird Day is an annual event to raise awareness on bird migration and the importance of protecting the flyways and habitats used by birds during migration. Migration is a regular and seasonal movement of birds between their breeding...

World Environment Day
World Environment Day

By far the UN's most important day for encouraging worldwide...

05 Jun2020 VENEUE: Various Locations
International Day for the Conservation of Mangrove Ecosystem
International Day for the Conservation of Mangrove Ecosystem

Nigeria has a third of the entire mangrove in Africa...

26 Jul2020 VENEUE: Various Locations
Launching of Green Recovery Nigeria
Launching of Green Recovery Nigeria

The Green Recovery Nigeria (GRN) is an initiative of the...

30 Jul2020 VENEUE: Abuja