Disney Conservation Hero Award Announced for Tacugama

We’re very proud to be able to announce that our supervisor, Willie Tucker, has been recognised as a Disney Conservation Hero for 2009.  The reward recognises Willie’s commitment to the conservation of chimpanzees through his dedicated work at Tacugama Chimpanzee Sanctuary.  Willie has worked here since the founding of the sanctuary and contributed in so many ways to its development and achievements.

To read PASA’s full press release on Willie’s award then please follow this link.

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From all of the team at Tacugama – congratulations Willie, your award is well deserved!

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10 Comments

  1. Sherri S.
    Posted May 28, 2009 at 6:34 pm | Permalink

    Congratulations, Willie! Thank you so much for all you do.

  2. Sherri S.
    Posted May 28, 2009 at 6:34 pm | Permalink

    Congratulations, Willie! Thank you so much for all you do.

  3. Posted May 28, 2009 at 9:22 pm | Permalink

    All the best for Willie. Congratulations for his wonderful job in Tacugama.

    Kind regards
    Susana Pataro (Argentina)

  4. Posted May 28, 2009 at 9:22 pm | Permalink

    All the best for Willie. Congratulations for his wonderful job in Tacugama.

    Kind regards
    Susana Pataro (Argentina)

  5. Dana
    Posted May 29, 2009 at 3:14 pm | Permalink

    Willie – Congrats, you certainly deserve this most prestigious award. Hope some photos of the ceremony will be posted.

  6. Dana
    Posted May 29, 2009 at 3:14 pm | Permalink

    Willie – Congrats, you certainly deserve this most prestigious award. Hope some photos of the ceremony will be posted.

  7. Theresa
    Posted May 29, 2009 at 5:28 pm | Permalink

    Congratulations, Willie! A well deserved award. Thank you from the bottom of my heart for your dedication to these chimps even in the worst of times. You have a place reserved for you in heaven with the other angels. Big hug from the US!

  8. Theresa
    Posted May 29, 2009 at 5:28 pm | Permalink

    Congratulations, Willie! A well deserved award. Thank you from the bottom of my heart for your dedication to these chimps even in the worst of times. You have a place reserved for you in heaven with the other angels. Big hug from the US!

  9. Andrew (Dr Sorn)
    Posted June 2, 2009 at 12:43 pm | Permalink

    Mr Willie – Sometimes when reading about awards one wonders how they were given. With this one I know how much it has been earned and that it has gone to a very deserving recipient. The heartiest of congratulations

  10. Andrew (Dr Sorn)
    Posted June 2, 2009 at 12:43 pm | Permalink

    Mr Willie – Sometimes when reading about awards one wonders how they were given. With this one I know how much it has been earned and that it has gone to a very deserving recipient. The heartiest of congratulations

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  2. By Tacugama » Sad days at Tacugama on July 30, 2009 at 10:42 pm

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