Science and conservation for the world’s 2800 small mammal species

Partners & Supporters

Currently, two UK and one US conservation organisations, as well as one US academic institution, are supporting the development and operations of the IUCN SSC Small Mammal Specialist Group.  We are grateful to the Durrell Wildllife Conservation Trust and the Zoological Society of London for supporting the work of Richard Young (Co-Chair) and Sam Turvey (Conservation Coordinator), the development of the SMSG website and for financially supporting Red List assessments.  Texas A&M University supports the work of Tom Lacher (Co-Chair) and his team, whilst Global Wildlife Conservation provides funding and assistance in its strategic role, helping with the design and decisions associated with these various programmes of work.



Global Wildlife Conservation is a US based non-profit organisation that protects endangered species and vital ecosystems through innovative partnerships and science-based actions worldwide.






Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust

Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust is an international charity working globally towards our mission of saving species from extinction. Committed to conserving the diversity and integrity of the life on earth, Durrell has developed a worldwide reputation for its pioneering conservation techniques

Zoological Society of London

Founded in 1826, the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) is an international scientific, conservation and educational charity whose mission is to promote and achieve the worldwide conservation of animals and their habitats.

Texas A&M University

Opened in 1876 as Texas’ first public institution of higher learning, Texas A&M University is a research-intensive flagship university with more than 50,000 students studying in more than 120 undergraduate and 240 graduate degree programs in ten colleges.