THE COUGAR FUND

Protecting the cougar – also known as a mountain lion, puma, and panther – and other carnivores throughout the Americas since 2001.

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The Cougar Fund was founded in 2001 by writer Cara Blessley Lowe and photographer Thomas D. Mangelsen after a firsthand experience observing a mother lion they named “Spirit” and her three cubs on the National Elk Refuge in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

Speak up for cougars. Learn what is happening in your state and how you can help protect these incredible animals.

The Cougar Fund was founded to help ensure the conservation and protection of cougars throughout their range in the United States and the rest of the Western Hemisphere.

As an incorporated 501 (c) 3 nonprofit educational organization, The Cougar Fund is actively seeking donations, grants, and funding from individuals and private parties to support our programs.

OUR MISSION

The Cougar Fund protects the cougar – also known as a mountain lion, puma, and panther – and other carnivores throughout the Americas by educating children and adults on their value, and by monitoring state policies and advocating for management based on sound science, to assure a lasting place for these creatures.

COUGARS IN THE NEWS
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EDUCATION

A demonstration of nature’s exquisite design.

ADVOCACY

Help protect this beautiful species.

SCIENCE & CONSERVATION

Cougar conservation and management.