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

The Cape Leopard Trust - Research, Education, Conservation

The Cape Leopard Trust is an active predator conservation working group in the Cape launched in 2004.

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.

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The Cape Leopard Trust has a number of active leopard and predator research projects in the Western Cape region. The enigmatic Cape leopard is used as an icon to advocate for the protection of predators in their natural environments, as well as to raise awareness of broader biodiversity issues and promoting the need for committed conservation of ecosystems.

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

  • The 2016 K-Way Cape Leopard Trust Trail Run

    The 2016 K-Way Cape Leopard Trust Trail Run

    Bookings now open - join us and unleash your inner cat! Join on us Saturday 22 October for the Leopard trail Run sponsored by K-WAY in support of The Cape Leopard Trust. Hosted by Cascade Manor in Paarl, the 4km, 14km and 25km trails cross spectacular leopard territory - the…
    Written on Tuesday, 27 September 2016 12:04
  • Seeing Spots - Coming Soon to a Store Near You!

    Seeing Spots - Coming Soon to a Store Near You!

    Just in time for Heritage month, The Cape Leopard Trust re-usable shopping bag will hit the tills in Woolworths' regional stores soon. For each bag sold, Woolworths has pledged to donate R10 to support the work of the Trust. Keep an eye out spot one if you can!
    Written on Thursday, 22 September 2016 09:11

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