Blog posts for September 2015

The Art of Telemetry & Wildlife Monitoring

The process of tracking priority species using radio telemetry is not linear, even if the signals emanating from the animals’ collars are. When our volunteer group first arrived at iMfolozi camp,...
29 Sep 2015 | Wildlife ACT
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Regaining Africa’s Pride

It is hard working in the conservation world and really being able to see a positive light at the end of the dark, gloomy and (for many of the people working on the front lines), treacherous tunnel....
22 Sep 2015 | Wildlife ACT
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Black Rhino Conservation with WWF

We are extremely excited to premier a short documentary film about Wildlife ACT’s black rhino conservation work that is being done with WWF to help save this species from extinction. Founders of...
14 Sep 2015 | Wildlife ACT
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Help Us Rescue Wild Dogs From Snares

It hasn’t been an easy year for the Tembe African wild dog pack as conflict with lions appeared to force the pack outside the park and into community lands. This is not ideal as the delicate...
14 Sep 2015 | Wildlife ACT
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Sokwezela Wild Dog Pack Update

The Importance of Wild Dog Monitoring A wild dog pack living on Imfolozi Game Reserve called Sokwezela had not been seen for months. It was critical that we got proper ID shots to work out who was in...
09 Sep 2015 | Wildlife ACT
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Is it Safe to Volunteer in South Africa?

We cannot speak for other volunteer organisations, but with Wildlife ACT the simple answer is yes, it is safe to volunteer in South Africa. Our monitors are well trained and we aim to keep our...
07 Sep 2015 | Wildlife ACT
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