General news and project updates

Farming with Nature Workshops – Learning Together

Published: 08 November 2022
Conflict with predators is one of many challenges faced by farmers, together with drought and extreme weather. However, farming ‘with’ nature is not only possible, but advantageous in improving resilience and enhancing productivity. However, farmers sometimes…

The CLT Little Karoo leopard survey is underway!

Published: 27 October 2022
Followers of the Cape Leopard Trust (CLT) may be wondering what our field research team has been up to after our Tale of Two Leopards Overberg survey concluded earlier in 2022. The exciting answer is that…

Cape Leopard Trust Eco-clubs: Inspiring the Next Generation of Conservationists

Published: 27 September 2022
One of the Cape Leopard Trust Environmental Education team’s main goals is to educate communities living in leopard areas and create awareness about the importance of protecting leopards and their habitats. One way of achieving this…

Introducing the Global Leopard Conference 2023

Published: 20 September 2022
Leopards may be solitary, but leopard conservation doesn’t need to be done alone – in fact, conservation is more successfully achieved in collaboration. The Cape Leopard Trust (CLT) is no stranger to partnering with multiple organisations,…

Celebrating Girls in Conservation this Women’s Month

Published: 05 August 2022
Annually on 9 August South Africa celebrates Women’s Day – part of a month dedicated to the strength and resilience of women and their contribution to society. We thought this a particularly fitting time to share…

Spotted on the Road

Published: 26 July 2022
A campaign to raise awareness about wildlife on roads in the Overberg Most people are familiar with the sad sight of dead animals on the side of the road, and many vehicle accidents in South Africa…

Farming with Nature workshop series

Published: 01 June 2022
What is it? The Cape Leopard Trust, in partnership with experts from the Herding Academy and CapeNature, will soon host a series of workshops exploring holistic land management and sustainable farming in harmony with predators. The…

The Tale of Two Leopards in the Overberg – information signs & wildlife wines

Published: 10 May 2022
Our collaborative Tale of Two Leopards project, in partnership with Endangered Wildlife Trust and various local Overberg conservation organisations, is going from strength to strength. We recently reported on the completion of our large-scale camera survey…

Camera trapping in the Overberg – hefty hippos, baby birds and spotted cats!

Published: 07 April 2022
The Cape Leopard Trust Research team is thrilled to report that our large-scale survey of the Overberg was successfully completed in early 2022, with many happy surprises and amazing captures obtained from the camera grid! (Find…

Cape Leopard Trust Vacancy – Conservation Coordinator

Published: 04 April 2022
The CLT is seeking a suitably qualified Conservation Coordinator to develop and implement conservation initiatives in collaboration with communities, private landowners and organisations to promote human-wildlife coexistence, improve livelihoods and to protect leopards and their ecosystems.…

Acceptable trapping techniques

icon no trap The Cape Leopard Trust’s position statement on acceptable trapping techniques for carnivore research

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