The Cape Leopard Trust - Using research as a tool for conservation & finding solutions to human-wildlife conflict

About The Cape Leopard Trust

About The Cape Leopard Trust

The Cape Leopard Trust is an active predator conservation working group. It uses research as a tool for conservation, finding solutions to human-wildlife conflict and inspiring interest in the environment through an interactive and dynamic environmental education programme. Since its inception, it has become an authority on predator conservation in the Cape, and one of the leading authorities in SA.

Our team

The Cape Leopard Trust is made up of a small, but highly dedicated, educated and enthusiastic team. Our employees are scattered across a number of projects, and include research on leopards, caracals and Black eagles. We also have a high impact environmental education project. For more information on our team, click here.

Board of Trustees

The Cape Leopard Trust is very privileged to count prominent researchers, conservationists and businessmen as part of the Board of Trustees. Each member of the board brings with them a wealth of knowledge, passion and guidance and we are grateful for their contributions and continued support. To view our Board of Trustees, click here.

Frequently asked questions

We are often asked about our education project and as well as our research activities. To make things easier, we have compiled a FAQ section to allow members of the public easy access to the information we have on our projects. To see our frequently asked questions, click here.

Contact us

To contact the Cape Leopard Trust please use the contact details provided:

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 076 522 1201

To contact a specific project, please click on the individual projects' home page


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The Cape Leopard Trust Trapping Techniques

icon no trapShort overview of three trapping methods considered by the Cape Leopard Trust as safe and humane: Cage traps, Foot loop traps or Foot snares, Soft-catch traps, References to relevant scientific literature.

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Latest News Updates

  • Making a difference in style!

    Making a difference in style!

    With The Cape Leopard Trust being an Associate Charity of the ABSA Cape Epic, our CEO Helen Turnbull, thought it appropriate to pay it forward and sponsor a presentation and day-outing for a local Elgin school during the time that the Cape Epic was based in the area earlier this year. And…
    Written on Thursday, 19 November 2015 12:51
  • The Cape Leopard Trust Education Project Gets New Wheels

    The Cape Leopard Trust Education Project Gets New Wheels

    Helen Turnbull, CEO, Environmental Educator, Catherine Kühn, and Education Project Coordinator, Nicole le Roux, travelled out to the Paarl Winelands recently to visit the Avis office there. Catherine had received news that it was time to return her current vehicle as a new replacement was ready for her to collect,…
    Written on Thursday, 12 November 2015 08:35

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