- To give the right Conservation gift, you need to be aware of what cause(s) your Conservationist gift recipient is passionate about.
- Having identified the specific cause, a gift that is themed along that cause would be perfect.
- Our list provides you with the best gift items for each category of conservation causes.
The easiest way out in buying gifts is by asking the person what type of gift they want. But this method isn’t always thrilling for us as we like a little excitement and creativity in picking a gift even if the person in question is a conservationist. And so we understand if you would much rather search for a conservation gift for your conservationist friend or loved one. This article has just the right and perfect gift items for you that your conservationist friend/loved one would be pleasantly surprised by. And if you are a conservationist looking for a gift for yourself, this article will also give you gift ideas you may not have thought about.
Who Are Conservationists and What Do They Do?
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Conservationists are individuals who advocate for the protection and responsible use of natural resources for human consumption, as well as plant and animal species and the habitat they live in. In the United States, a distinction is drawn between conservation and environmentalism. And this is why gifts for an environmental activist may not resonate as strongly with a conservationist in the US. it is always best to give conservationist gifts to a conservationist.
You can have a Conservationist who decides to focus on one specific aspect of nature. Others may decide to focus on everything. If you’re interested in a comprehensive list of Conservationists, this list from Wikipedia is a good reference point.
How to Pick Out a Good Conservationist Gift.
Conservationists are very passionate about the causes they support. Unlike environmentalists, they are more concerned with natural resources and plant and animal habitats. While eco-friendly gifts would always resonate with them (as with environmentalists and a good majority of people), they also love gifts that are squarely related to the cause(s) they stand for.
And to find that gift, it is important to know what the cause(s) they support are. This is the main key to picking out a good gift for a conservationist. Once you have identified that cause, then buy a gift themed around that course.
Conservation Causes in the United States.
To help you in choosing the right gift, a brief explanation of the popular conservation causes would be useful. This is so that you can place without a shadow of a doubt which causes your Conservationist gift recipient falls under.
Conservationist causes fall into two broad categories – sustainable use of natural resources and protection of plants and animals and their habitats.
Sustainable Use Of Natural Resources.
Issues such as deforestation and conservation of forests, hunting practices, and dam practices fall under this category.
Protection Of Plants And Animals And Their Habitats.
In this category are the following:
- Wildlife/Animal Conservationists who advocate for the protection of wildlife/game animals and their habitat by the creation of national parks and regulating how these animals are hunted;
- Ocean/Water/Marine Conservationists who advocate for the protection of the seas, oceans, and waterways and all plant and animal life found within them.
23 Conservation Gifts for Conservationists.
The gifts in this list deal largely with gifts themed along the protection of plants and animals and their habitats. They are therefore divided mainly into Wildlife/Animal Conservation Gifts and Ocean/Water/Marine Conservation Gifts.
Wildlife/Animal Conservation Gifts.
Wildlife/Animal Conservationists would love any of the wildlife conservation-themed gifts listed here.
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Wildlife Themed Wall Art.
Wildlife themed wall art is a great gift for a conservationist because it is the easiest way to highlight the cause they stand for. Wall art themed along wildlife is quite inexhaustible and this list does not purport to provide everything there is in terms of wildlife wall art. We have selected the few that are the popular wildlife causes supported. For more wildlife themed wall art, you can refer to this useful list on Amazon for more ideas.
1. Grizzly Mother Bear with Cubs Wall Art.
The Grizzly Bear is one of the proud symbols of wildlife in North America and it is difficult to find any Wildlife Conservationists who do not love the Grizzly Bear. This beautiful wall art shows a mother grizzly bear with her cubs.
The beauty of this wall art is that it is a beautiful combination of wildlife and their natural habitat. The lush green natural backdrop in the picture will resonate deeply with a wildlife conservationist.
For other Grizzly Bear Wall Art, these are also very pretty –
2. Mountain Elk Bulls Feeding Wall Art.
This acrylic wall art is another beautiful picture of another wildlife species, the Elk Bulls, in their natural habitat.
The beauty of this wildlife wall art is very captivating and a wildlife conservationist would be thoroughly taken by it.
3. Buffalo and Bison Grazing a National Park Wall Art.
Buffalo and Bison are two other wildlife fondly loved by wildlife conservationists. This beautiful wall art shows them at the Wichita Mountains National Wildlife Refuge.
A wildlife conservationist would love this wall art in their living space because it is a beautiful piece that not only decorates their personal space, but it shows what they stand for.
(They would also love this Bison Herd Grand Teton National Park Canvas which is wider and shows the Grand Teton National Park).
Fiona the Hippo Merchandise.
Fiona the Hippo was a popular conservationist wildlife animal in 2017 and since then has remained one of the wildlife symbols that wildlife conservationists relate with. She is a baby hippopotamus that was born in Cincinnati, Ohio in the United States, on the 24th of January 2017. These beautiful Fiona the Hippo merchandise will be loved by wildlife conservationists.
4. Fiona the Hippo Hoodie.
This warm beautiful clothing item will be absolutely adored because the drawing of Fiona on it is so cute and adorable. It makes a strong conservationist fashion statement.
- It is warm and comfortable to wear.
- It fits well.
- It is made of good quality materials.
- It is easy to wash.
- It is unisex.
- It comes in sizes up to 3XL.
- It comes in only 3 colors.
A wildlife conservationist would love to rock this cool and hip fashion wildlife-themed hoodie.
Other beautiful Fiona the Hippo clothing items that would be loved by a wildlife conservationist –
5. Fiona the Hippo Throw Pillow.
This beautiful plush throw pillow will liven up any wildlife conservationist’s couch or bedroom. And it comes in sizes as big as 26 x 26 inches.
- It comes in 4 sizes.
- You can choose between stuffed and sewn or zip covered.
- It is made of quality materials.
- The printing is high definition and durable.
- It is affordable.
- It is easy to maintain.
- It comes in only one color.
This high-quality wildlife-themed throw pillow is a bargain and would look beautiful in any setting where it is put.
Wildlife themed fashion and clothing accessories.
This is another great gift to give. Conservationists like their wardrobe also reflecting the causes they stand for. Most fashion items are more women fashion accessories but there is also a good selection of unisex fashion and clothing accessories in this list.
6. Vegan Rhinoceros Extra Large Leather Handbag.
This beautiful leather bag is crafter with wildlife conservationists in mind. It is made from quality leather which makes it durable. The bag is rather big and would be a great carry bag.
If your wildlife conservationist friend/loved ones likes big handbags, she will love this. If however, she is more into smaller handbags, she may not like it. Give her this Myra Genuine Leather Animal Print Tote instead.
7. Animal Silk Scarf.
This bold, beautiful and richly colorful scarf is another accessory that makes a bold wildlife conservationist fashion statement. Every female wildlife conservationist would love to have one of these.
This scarf is a definite fashion must-have for a female wildlife conservationist.
8. Grizzly Bear California Hoodie.
Grizzly Bear lovers and especially lovers of California would love this colorful and beautiful hoodie.
- It is warm and comfortable.
- It is made of quality material.
- It comes in 5 colors.
- It is unisex.
- It has front pouch pockets.
- It has sizes up to 3XL.
- It fits well.
- It is easy to wash.
- There has been no bad review of this gift item.
This hoodie is minimalist yet sophisticated, stylish, and beautiful and would be loved by wildlife conservationists especially those who love the Grizzly Bear and also come from California.
A wildlife conservationist would also love these other Grizzly Bear clothing items and merchandise –
- California Grizzly Bear Mug
- California Grizzly Bear Canvas
- Mama Bear Tank Top
- Grizzly Bear California T-Shirt
9. Stop Poaching Sweatshirt.
Every wildlife conservationist is passionate about stopping poaching and you can be sure that this sweatshirt will be a favorite clothing item in their wardrobe.
Another beautiful clothing item for a wildlife conservationist which they would love and appreciate.
A wildlife conservationist would also love this Protect the Wildlife T-Shirt.
Elephant Conservation Gifts.
Elephants are another wildlife species loved by wildlife conservationists both in America and all over the world. This elephant themed conservation gifts would be loved by a wildlife conservationist.
10. Herd of Elephants with Baby Wall Art.
This beautiful and gorgeous art piece shows a herd of elephants in the background with a baby elephant.
Every lover of elephants would love this metal wall art.
11. Elephant Trunk Coffee Mug.
This beautiful novelty wildlife coffee mug has an elephant trunk as its handle and a beautiful elephant picture on it. Every lover of elephants would love it because it stands out.
There is not one elephant lover who doesn’t love this mug. Some customers found it so irresistible they decided to use it as a pencil/pen holder so that they have to look at it all day.
An elephant lover would also love this Keep Calm and Love Elephants Mug.
12. Elephant Urn Necklace.
This is a beautiful fashion accessory shaped as a heart-shaped elephant urn and made with quality silver sterling material.
This gift is perfect for remembering a loved one who loved elephants and has passed on. The urn allows one to carry their memories with them.
This Blue Crystals Elephant Pendant Necklace is another beautiful elephant themed fashion accessory that an elephant lover would adore.
13. Elephants Never Forget Throw Pillow.
A beautifully crafted throw pillow that would liven up the living space of every elephant lover.
- It is beautiful.
- The printing is high-definition.
- It has up to 4-size options.
- It also comes with the option of stuffed and sewn or zip covered.
- It is durable.
- It is reasonably priced.
- It comes only in one color.
This is one of the best elephant themed gifts you can give an elephant lover. The drawing is big, bold, cute, and adorable and is a must-have on their couch or bed.
14. Save the Elephants Hoodie.
A beautiful hoodie and clothing item that would be loved by an elephant lover.
- It is warm and comfortable.
- It comes in sizes up to 3XL.
- It is unisex.
- It is easy to wash.
- It has front pouch pockets.
- It comes only in 3 colors.
This is one of the best clothing gifts you can give an elephant lover.
An elephant lover would also love these other cool Save the Elephant merchandise –
- Save the Elephants T-Shirt
- Save the Elephant Coffee Mug
- Elephants Never Forget Novelty Mug
- Save the Elephants Men Tank Top
Ocean/Water/Marine Conservation Gifts.
Ocean/Water/Marine Conservationists would love the following ocean conservation gifts.
Ocean Themed Wall Art.
Wall art is always a good way to make a statement about the things you love. And ocean conservationists would love to have these art items in their space because they very clearly show what they advocate for.
15. Shore of Lake Tahoe Blue Clear Water Canvas.
The beauty, calm, and serenity of this canvas would make anyone looking at it appreciate why ocean conservationists stand for what they stand for.
Every ocean conservationist will hang this in their living space with an enormous amount of pride.
16. Fish and Shark in Lagoon Wall Art.
This is a shark conservation gift that would be loved by a shark conservationist.
This beautiful wall art would be loved by every ocean conservationist because it depicts everything they advocate for – clean oceans that allow for water-based animals to thrive.
17. Swimming Sea Otters with Pups Wall Art.
This is a beautiful sea otter conservation gift.
Another beautiful depiction of what marine conservationists advocate for. A lover of sea otters would love it.
18. Sea Turtle Wall Art.
This beautiful wall art is a wonderful sea turtle conservation gift for an ocean conservationist.
Another beautiful marine conservation gift for an ocean conservationist.
A sea turtle lover would also love this Green Sea Turtle Wall Art.
Ocean Themed Fashion and Clothing Accessories.
Ocean-themed fashion and clothing accessories are another way to make a statement about what they advocate for.
19. Dolphin Silver Sterling Medallion with Long Chain.
This high-end quality jewelry piece stands out and makes an undeniable impression that the wearer cares about dolphins and clean oceans and seas.
This fashion accessory will be loved by every ocean conservationist.
(If you want a lesser priced item with the same theme and close enough to beauty, this Dancing Dolphins Silver Pendant Necklace is a good fall-back option).
20. Shark Silver Sterling Medallion with Long Chain.
This is another beautiful shark conservation gift that makes a good shark conservationist statement.
A shark conservationist would love this bold fashion accessory.
Another shark conservation gift that would be loved by a shark conservationist is this Shark Riding Santa Ornament).
21. Keep the Sea Plastic Free Bracelet.
The message on this bracelet is one that every ocean conservationist is very passionate about. And that is why they would love it, coupled with the beautiful sea turtle charm it comes with.
The sea turtle on this bracelet also makes it a good sea turtle conservation gift. Even though it may not be very durable, every ocean conservationist would love it because of the important advocacy message on it.
22. Green Sea Turtle Trinket Box.
This beautiful trinket box is a good sea turtle conservation gift to give a sea turtle conservationist.
Female sea turtle lovers would love this classy fashion item.
A turtle lover would also love these other turtle conservation gifts –
23. Save the Ocean Long Sleeve Shirt.
The advocacy message on this shirt is what makes it a favorite with ocean conservationists.
This shirt is a good ocean conservation gift for every ocean conservationist.
(Another whale conservation-themed gift item they would love is this Whale Baby Throw Blanket.
Other Types of Gifts You Can Give a Conservationist.
Aside from giving tangible gifts, these gestures are also as valuable as gifts, if not more, to your Conservationist friend or loved one.
1. Charitable donations to the Organizations that advance the Conservation Cause they are passionate about.
Oftentimes these organizations are underfunded and could do with more charitable donations to help them in fighting for the conservation causes they stand for. This is especially the case for smaller organizations that are yet to gain national prominence or attention. Your charitable donation or contribution, however small you may think it is, would make a world of difference to them.
Ask your friend what their organizational needs might be and how you can support them in the form of a charitable donation. And once you are equipped with all the information you need, don’t hesitate to make that donation. Our article on Giving Charity Donations as a Gift is a useful additional resource guideline that is helpful.
2. Helping them in their quest to raise awareness about the issues they advocate for.
You can help them do this through any of the following ways:
- This could be through sharing their conservation awareness posts on your social media platforms;
- Joining them on any fundraising causes they have in place;
- Or joining on any other awareness projects they have going on. If for instance, they wear their t-shirts on a certain day as part of awareness creation efforts, consider joining them in wearing that t-shirt on those days.
3. Protecting the Conservation Causes they stand for.
Nothing says to a person that you value and respect them like standing for the same things they stand for. So for instance, if your friend is an ocean conservationist, don’t join others in littering watercourses by carelessly dumping plastic litter into water bodies.
Frequently Asked Questions.
Do you have gifts for nature conservationists on your gift list?
All conservationists can be considered nature conservationists because conservationists in America advocate for the sustainable use of natural resources. For that reason, all the gifts in this article are gifts for nature conservationists.
To know which item would be an appropriate conservation gift to give, identify which aspect of nature conservation your friend is a conservationist for and give them a gift themed along those lines. Also, remember there are other ways you can show them you value what they stand for. You can choose one of such ways in the list we have provided.
Do you have conservation gifts for animal lovers on your gift list?
The gifts in the wildlife category are good conservation gifts for animal lovers.
The key to giving the appropriate Conservation Gift For Conservationists is to identify which conservation cause they support and give a gift themed along that conservation cause. Our gift list gives you the best selection of gifts in each conservation cause identified.
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