General news and project updates

Published: 14 September 2021
The Cape Leopard Trust Research team is thrilled to report that our much-anticipated camera survey of the Overberg is well underway! We are already 3 weeks into the data collection period, with 172 cameras at 86…
Published: 09 September 2021
Towards the end of 2020, the Cape leopard Trust announced the launch of a conservation-themed children’s story and activity book called “Footprints in the Fynbos” (original English version) and “Voetspore in die Fynbos” (Afrikaans translation). The…
Published: 05 August 2021
Are you a keen mountain biker? Do you love leopards and nature? Are you looking for the deal of the year? Well, we may just be able to help you out with a greatly discounted W2W…
Published: 06 July 2021
Environmental education (EE) connects individuals and communities to the natural world around us. It raises awareness of issues impacting the environment upon which we all depend, as well as actions we can take to improve and…
Published: 21 June 2021
In the Western Cape, and across South Africa, the challenges to conservation are complex. To effectively address these challenges, conservation efforts need to be multi-dimensional, involve diverse role players, and span land-use types. It is this…
Published: 15 June 2021
The Cape Leopard Trust believes that if we are truly to conserve biodiversity, we need to guide people, particularly children, to experience and connect with nature in a way that inspires them to be conservation ambassadors.…
Published: 26 May 2021
The Cape Leopard Trust research team has been investigating ways to conduct our camera surveys in a more sustainable manner. One way of doing so is to transition away from alkaline and lithium batteries to a…
Published: 11 May 2021
The Cape Leopard Trust strongly believes in broad environmental outreach and training to introduce people living in leopard areas to the wonders and importance of biodiversity. By involving local communities in conservation activities, we not only…
Published: 04 May 2021
Seeing leopards in the mountains of the Western Cape is certainly not a common occurrence, but if you had to choose a place to spend hours waiting to spot one, Bainskloof would be a good choice.…
Published: 29 March 2021
Submit records to the CLT Western Cape leopard database during April and May and stand a chance of winning our Big Cat Bumper Hamper! Have you ever seen a leopard in the Western Cape? How about…

Acceptable trapping techniques

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

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