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Tuesday, 27 September 2016 12:04

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 majestic Klein Drakensberg mountains. Entertainment for "young cats', delicious food and local wines all promise a great family day outdoors. Jaguar Stellenbosch, proud supporters of the Cape Leopard Trust, will be presenting their own "Big Cat', offering an opportunity to test drive the remarkable new Jaguar F-Pace. ENTRY FEE Buy…
Thursday, 22 September 2016 09:11

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!
Wednesday, 21 September 2016 08:40

Two Big Cats Join Forces for Leopard Conservation

Two Big Cats Join Forces for Leopard Conservation
Jaguar Land Rover Stellenbosch announces partnership with The Cape Leopard Trust to Support Big Cat Conservation Jaguar Land Rover Stellenbosch is aligning with The Cape Leopard Trust in support of the charismatic and elusive Cape mountain leopard through a strategic marketing alliance. Jaguar recently launched its own ‘big cat’, and its first SUV in the Jaguar range, the Jaguar F-Pace. The shared features of these two cats offers a natural synergy; both are sleek, agile and command attention. It is a perfect and valuable match, agree Marius Hamman, JLR Stellenbosch’s Marketing Manager and Cape Leopard Trust’s CEO, Helen Turnbull. This…
Monday, 19 September 2016 11:11

SupaQuik & Bridgestone - Our SA Super Heroes

SupaQuik & Bridgestone - Our SA Super Heroes
Mobility is key for The Cape Leopard Trust, and keeping our vehicles safe on the road is a big priority for the sake of our researchers, educators and wildlife. Today we would like to put a special Monday 'shout out' to the men and ladies at our partners Bridgestone and SupaQuik. We have recently had the pleasure of working with the amazing teams at SupaQuik in Landsdowne and Bracknell, we well as the Montague Gardens SupaQuik and Bridgestone tyre fitment depot. Thank you to you all for keeping our wheels rolling and being our super heroes.
Thursday, 11 August 2016 12:28

The Cape Leopard Trust Earth Day Art Auction

Thursday, 11 August 2016 12:22

Urban Caracal Project

Bat Cave & Klipkershout trail, Paarl Rock, Cape Leopard Trust outing with Huis Andrew Murray
On the last day of the school holidays, our environmental educator, Catherine Kühn, took some of the Huis Andrew Murray children to Paarl Rock for a new trail exploration outing. Despite the rain throughout the day but this did not deter the excited participants as you will see as she shares her experience: I collected the group in the morning and drove to the start of the Klipkershout trail at Paarl rock. I explained the process of how granite outcrops are formed, and each child was able to pick up pieces of granite amongst which we identified the quartz, feldspar and the tell-tale dark mica minerals that you find in the granite. We…
Calling a new intern for our second camp season of 2016!
Hi Everybody, The Education Project is looking for interns to help with its environmental camps in the Cederberg for the second camp seasons in 2016. We run environmental camps from our campsite in the Cederberg, a mountain wilderness area in the Western Cape about 4 hours north from Cape Town. The camps cover a broad base of topics related to the environment and personal development. They generally run for three to five days for groups of 10 – 30 people. It is a self-catering set-up and groups have their own supervisors, so the role of the CLT is simply to…
Win a night away at the luxurious Rainbow Cottage
The Cape Leopard Trust will be celebrating their 12 th birthday in style on Saturday, 20 August at Leopard’s Leap Family Vineyards in the spectacular Franschhoek valley. This years event promises to be a novel and dynamic experience with a delicious luncheon prepared by the creative culinary duo Justin Bonello and Pieter de Jager, paired with Leopard’s Leap wines and followed by an eclectic conservation-inspired art auction. If you’re looking for a fun day out filled with great food, music and entertainment for a good cause, this is the event for you! What’s more, if you purchase two or more tickets, you stand a chance…

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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