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

Cape Leopard Trust Wish List

The requirements for our research projects are numerous, and range from field equipment/materials to vehicle costs. For those that wish to sponsor a specific item or any aspect of our operations, this wish list highlights what The Cape Leopard Trust needs on a yearly basis in order to function optimally.

By sponsoring items on the list below, we are able to dedicate other funds elsewhere, ensuring that we reach our research and conservation goals.

Wish list breakdown per project

ProjectItemDetails CostSourceSponsored by
Boland Leopard ProjectEnergizer Max D-cellsEach camera trap uses 4 batteries. Each camera needs three sets per survey. Average 55 traps per survey.R5610 / surveyEnergizerBatteries for one survey sponsorred by: Land Cruiser Club Southern Africa
Boland Leopard Project10x Trail Cameras-R 3,000/ Camera: 4x4 Cape 2x Camera: Cowburns Kays
Boland Leopard ProjectWire Rope Cutters Needs to be able to cut through 7mm steel cableR220 - R250Hardware stores or Cruiser Club Southern Africa
Boland Leopard ProjectDiesel300 litres per monthR 3,300/month-R1000 p/month sponsored by private individual from August 2012
Boland Leopard ProjectOffice SpaceFranschhoek, unfurnished, single roomR 1,000-Stellenbosch Municipality
Boland Leopard ProjectVehicle InsuranceToyota HiluxR 750/month--
Boland Leopard ProjectSatellite phone airtime/annum300 minutes$300IridiumAST Global satellite communications
Boland Leopard ProjectCommunicationsInternet & cell phone (for 12 months)R 1,100/month--
Boland Leopard ProjectDigital vernier caliper150mm, stainless steelR249Hardware stores such as Builders Warehouse and BrightsLand Cruiser Club Southern Africa
Boland Leopard ProjectHigh Power LED torchLedlenser 1200 lumenR2,600-Land Cruiser Club Southern Africa
Cederberg Leopard ProjectDiesel300 litres per monthR 3,300/month--
Cederberg Leopard ProjectIridium Satellite phone -R 15,000IridiumAST Global satellite communications
Cederberg Leopard ProjectSatellite phone airtime/annum300 minutes$300Iridium-
Cederberg Leopard Project20x Trail camerasCuddeback AttackR 3,000/
Cederberg Leopard ProjectVehicle InsuranceLand CruiserR 1,000/month--
Cederberg Caracal Project5 GPS collars for caracals-Euro 2,000 each--
Cederberg Caracal Project10x Trail Cameras-R3,000/camera--
Cederberg Caracal Project1 VHF receiverCommunications Specialist R-1000R8,000Communications Specialist -
Cederberg Caracal ProjectDiesel300 litres per monthR3,300/monthn/a-
Cederberg Caracal ProjectSatellite phone airtime/annum300 minutes$300Iridium-
Cederberg Caracal ProjectVehicle InsuranceToyota HiluxR 360/month--
Education ProjectBinocularsn/aR2,500n/aDeutsche Bank
Education Project6 nets for live insect captureUsed for doing miniSASS river health testR360 each-Sune Rossouw
Education ProjectGreen laser pointern/aR1,000n/aDr. Wallace Vosloo
Education Project30 Lightweight raincoats/ponchosFor use by children at campsR50 each-Meagan Webster & Louise Donald
Education ProjectProduce educational bookChildren's interactive book on Cape leopards and researchapprox R60 000--
Education ProjectVehicle InsuranceToyota HiluxR 420/month--
Education Project50 reusable water bottles-R 50.00 each-K-way
Gouritz Leopard ProjectCamera trapsCuddeback model AttackR3,000/
Gouritz Leopard ProjectPetrol300 litres/monthR3,600/ monthn/a-
Gouritz Leopard ProjectVehicle maintenanceOngoing maintenance of the legendary Koringkriek HiluxR10,000/yearn/a-
Gouritz Leopard ProjectSatellite phone airtime/annum300 minutes$300Iridium-
Gouritz Leopard ProjectVehicle InsuranceToyota HiluxR 250/month--
Administrations and communicationsPrinter/fax/copier/scannerCanon MF 4370 duplex printerR5000--
Administrations and communicationsLaptopLenovo Think Edge E520R8000--
Administrations and communicationsPetrol300 litres/monthR3,600/month--
Administrations and communicationsVehicle InsuranceFord FigoR510/month--

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