What is CREW? The Lindner Center for Conservation and Research of Endangered Wildlife’s (CREW) world-renowned scientists form critical partnerships with other leading conservationists and governmental and non-governmental organizations to achieve CREW’s mission to Save Species with Science®. Through advanced animal and plant research, CREW is leading the way to secure a positive future for endangered species. CREW employs a multi-pronged approach that includes research, propagation, in situ protection, education and public engagement to save targeted plants and animals. CREW’s strategy has been to focus on key strengths, unique expertise and staff leadership in the development of Signature Conservation Projects. Signature Conservation Projects ensure funds are used most effectively for conserving wildlife. CREW’s Signature Projects, for which it is internationally recognized, include: Exceptional Plants, Rhinos, Imperiled Cats and Polar Bears.