General news and project updates

Published: 30 March 2020
Today SA joins much of the world in a collective act of cooperation in an effort to minimise the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on our communities and landscapes. This is an unprecedented global situation and…
Published: 11 March 2020
The CLT is seeking a suitably qualified Conservation Director to lead and drive its research and conservation efforts and develop its long-term strategy. This is a senior position and details can be found in the vacancy…
Published: 03 March 2020
Today is World Wildlife Day. The theme for 2020 is "Sustaining all life on Earth", encompassing all wild animal and plant species as key components of the world's biodiversity. The CLT is very excited to use…
Published: 26 February 2020
Published: 20 February 2020
In June 2019 we reported on the launch of a new Cape Leopard Trust project dedicated to snare removal and data collection patrols on private property adjacent to Protected Areas in the Boland Mountain Complex (BMC)…
Published: 14 February 2020
The leopard is not the easiest of animal species to study. They are the most elusive of the big cats and generally prefer not to be seen. This is especially true in the Cape mountains –…
Published: 05 February 2020
One of the key components of effective conservation efforts is collaboration with like-minded organisations to strive for a synergistic outcome. For this reason, the Cape Leopard Trust Boland team has partnered with WWF SA’s Conservation Champions…
Published: 31 January 2020
With the first month of 2020 already on its back, this is a long-overdue first website news post for the new year – but as the saying goes, better late than never! To start the year…
Published: 18 December 2019
Over the past 15 years, our Cape Leopard Trust team has amassed a wealth of research experience, particularly monitoring elusive wildlife using remote-sensing field cameras. Camera traps is one of our most important conservation tools. Non-invasive…
Published: 11 December 2019
Earlier this year we trained four volunteer Verification Officers who joined us in July as part of a broader skills development initiative or ‘Conservation Activators’ programme. Frank, Ben, Rosco and Gerald are all farmers in their…

Acceptable trapping techniques

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

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