How can I help?
Get involved! By supporting Picchio and the work that we do, you are helping to create a world in which humans and wildlife live in harmony side by side.
What your donations supportYour donations make it possible for us to continue our conservation activities, which include: In Karuizawa:
- the maintenance of our conflict countermeasures such as bear-proof dumpsters and electric fencing
- the education of our local community and the rest of Japan on how to coexist with nature
- our research on Asiatic black bears which continues to deepen our knowledge of this elusive animal and inform conservation solutions
- the feeding and training of our beautiful bear dogs
- the night time patrols that help protect the endemic island cats from being victims of roadkill
- the ongoing project to preserve the unique mangrove forest ecosystems
More ways to help
If you're looking for a more interactive way to support us then why not try one of the following.
Join a Picchio nature tour
If you're looking for a more interactive way to support us then why not try one of the following.Our tours
Apply to our internship program
Come and see for yourself the work we do and lend some manpower to our daily activities.Learn more
Spread the word
Tell your family and friends, follow us on our social media or even tag us in your own posts! Help us share our mission and its progress with the world.Instagram