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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 use of vultures in African Traditional Medicine: a constitutional right, or a jailable offence?

By Dr Lindy Thompson  Vultures are the most highly threatened group of birds on the planet. In the 1990s, vulture populations in Nepal, Pakistan, and India plummeted in what scientists...
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The Bateleur – Quarter 1 (2024)

The first quarter of the year has felt a bit like a rollercoaster ride; just as you hit a high following completion of a task or training course or after...
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Update from the RRM Department – March ’24

The start of the year has been nothing short of exhilarating for the Responsible Resource Management (RRM) Department. In a dynamic move, the renowned Herding Academy has merged with the...
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UPDATE ON STUDENT AND PROGRAMME SUPPORT – MARCH ’24

By Ashwell Glasson Students On-Site The College is still abuzz with student activities, and the echo of their voices from the lecture rooms. The Protected Area Integrity (PAI) Department is running its...
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Quality Management and Accreditation Update – March ’24

By Anelle Rautenbach – Head: Quality Management and Accreditation What is the Quality Assurance Framework (QAF), and how is it relevant to the SAWC? In South Africa, the Quality Assurance Framework (QAF)...
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Update from the ALRD – March ’24

During the first quarter of the year, the Applied Learning and Research Department (ALRD) has been actively engaged in diverse ecological research activities. These include investigating the impact of tree...
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Distinguished Service Awards

We are immensely proud of our CEO, Theresa Sowry, for being honoured with the prestigious Distinguished Service Award from Michigan State University (MSU) on 1 March 2024, in recognition of...
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CEO travels to Rwanda for the Tusk Conservation Symposium

Our CEO, Theresa Sowry, recently attended the Tusk Conservation Symposium hosted by Tusk Trust in Rwanda from 3 to 8 March 2024. Held biennially, the Tusk symposium brings together beneficiaries...
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