January 11, 2018

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Leader of the Packs

Poacher Alert! American houndsman extraordinaire Joe Braman is bringing his crime-fighting, dog-training expertise to the Southern African Wildlife College. When Joe Braman met SANPark’s Section Ranger Richard Sowry via a mutual friend and houndsman Wade Ruddock, Braman had no idea he’d soon be spending a month at the Southern African Wildlife College (SAWC) in the...
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Africa’s conservation leaders of the future; your work has just begun

“Africa’s conservation leaders of the future; your work has just begun.” This was the message shared with the 46 men and women who graduated from the Southern African Wildlife College (SAWC) on 29 November 2017. During the ceremony, three graduates also received life-changing scholarships from the Southern African Wildlife College Trust. Hailing from seven African...
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IFAW Provides Substantial Grant to Help Support Anti-Poaching Canine Capability

Following a visit to the Southern African Wildlife College (SAWC) by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), represented by Dr Joseph Okori, IFAW Regional Director Southern Africa and Director of IFAW’s Landscape and Conservation Programme, a substantial three-year grant was awarded to the SAWC by IFAW Internationaler Tierschutz-Fonds GmbH. This grant will support and...
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A Head Start to a Career in Conservation

Twenty four students from five of the nine different provinces in South Africa namely; KZN, Western Cape, North West, Mpumalanga, and Limpopo recently graduated after completing a six month Bridging Course Programme: Introduction to Conservation and Environmental Education at the Southern African Wildlife College (SAWC). The course focuses on exposing learners from historically disadvantaged backgrounds,...
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