August 22, 2018


What job takes the most, but gives more?

This article gives an insight into the challenges faced by people trained in law enforcement but, who like in any other job, are expected to complete a myriad of administrative tasks as well. The stakes in this case are just that much higher… The time supposed to be spent in the field as a Ranger...
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It’s all systems go at the College’s African Field Ranger Training Services Division

The College’s, African Field Ranger Training Services Division had training interventions running throughout July.  These training interventions comprised the following groups: A Basic Field Ranger course was completed on 13 July with 10 students attending. Students hailed from Mpumalanga Parks and Tourism Agency, Richtersveld National Park, Thanda Private Game reserve, Olifants Private Game Reserve and...
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Free-Tracking  Pack  hounds  continue  with  successful  apprehensions  

We have had great success in recent counter-poaching operations has been the SAWC’s“high-speed” free-running pack- hounds. These dogs are proving so effective in poacher apprehension work that the College has had to take additional security measures to protect the dogs from potential poacher attacks. Some reports cite the dogs as contributing to last year’s 24 percent drop in rhino poaching in...
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Looking back whilst playing it forward

Dr. Werner Vogt who attended the official opening of the College during its first year of operation in 1997 introduced himself to SAWC CEO, Theresa Sowry at a function organized by Friends of African Wildlife held in Zürich.  He regaled her with stories of his trip to South Africa where he met Madiba and visited...
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