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‘Unleash the Hounds’ on Carte Blanche

A wonderful serenity has taken possession of my entire soul, like these sweet mornings of spring which I enjoy with my whole heart. I am alone, and feel the charm...
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The Bateleur – Quarter 4 (2022)

Dear friends of the College,And finally, 2022 draws to a close and what a short but long and intense year it’s been! Essentially 2022 has been a year of recovery on...
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Applied Learning Department Update – Dec 2022

Diploma update: The diploma development team met to discuss the two beta test roll-outs and the lessons learned from them. A schedule for the final steps, mostly concerning external review and...
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When teams learn together, teams grow together

By Elna de Beer (Technical Associate) Returning to Mozambique and working with the Community Engagement Teams (CET) of Banhine National Park (BNP) and Zinave National Park (ZNP) for the second time...
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GEF 6 – Capacity Building  

The Global Environment Facility (GEF) 6 Project has an overall goal – to strengthen institutions and targeted communities to improve decision-making and reduce the rate of illegal wildlife trade in...
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Oceans Without Borders and Southern African Wildlife College

During the 2022 Tusk Conservation Symposium in Kenya, a Collaboration Grant of USD 2000 was awarded to the Africa Foundation – Oceans Without Borders (OWB) Programme and the Southern African...
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Community and Youth Dept Update – Dec 2022

Equipped with a vision of educating and empowering next generation of environmental protectors and leaders, the Community and Youth Development (CYD) department had a successful 2022 when it managed the...
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Airwing Update – Dec 2022

Bruce McDonald and the SAWC Air-wing team The SAWC Air-wing has had a relatively busy two months over the October-November period. There were 150 conservation hours flown with most of our...
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K9 Unit Update – December 2022

By Johan Van Straaten – Dog Master The last quarter of the year has included a few highlights for the team but the most exciting news is that we can officially...
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