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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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NOTHING LIKE A PLAN (OR SHOULD WE SAY RUN) COMING TOGETHER

Last year the world changed. Our daily lives were thrown out of routine and we were presented with a situation that forced us to look at all funding opportunities. The...
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CUTTING FOR SURVIVAL

The horn of a rhino is made out of keratin and continuously grows. In the natural environment, the animal’s horn can get shorter as it gets rubbed against trees and...
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USING DIFFERENT TOOLS AND STRATEGIES TO MONITOR AND PROTECT WILDLIFE

Peter Hamming – Researcher – Research and Development DepartmentThe management of a reserve’s biodiversity has always been a challenge. Drought, snare poaching, game counts, biodiversity, alien species control, controlled burns...
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The Bateleur – Quarter 1 (2021)

Dear friends of the College, We are grateful for another year, and another opportunity to do the work we’re so passionate about thanks to the ongoing support from our partners...
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Its full steam ahead for the SAWC’s Airwing

The December/January/February period was an extremely busy period for the SAWC airwing, logging 103 flying hours for the December period and 100 hours for January. February although busy, was hampered...
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Resource Guardianship students return

The year 2021 started with the return of 73 students sponsored by the Department of Agriculture Land Reform and Rural Development (DALRRD) and 25 students sponsored by the National Skills...
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Strengthening community capacity to reduce the rate of illegal wildlife trade in South Africa

In August 2020, the Southern African Wildlife College entered into an agreement with Peace Parks Foundation to partner in implementing the Global Environment Facility 6th Replenishment (GEF6) called ‘’Strengthening Institutions,...
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Transfrontier Conservation Management training goes online…

The SAWC recognises that the SADC-Transfrontier Conservation Area (TFCA) programme, specifically the component on skills capacity development and networking, cooperation, and information exchange, are fundamentally crucial to the development of...
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