General news and project updates

Published: 03 October 2019
As many of you will be aware, last year the Cederberg team completed a year-long camera trap survey with 146 camera traps covering an area of 1700km2. It was a huge undertaking, but from it we…
Published: 26 September 2019
We are thrilled that Ford Wildlife Foundation has chosen to renew our partnership with another year of vehicle sponsorship for the Cederberg Project. Extending this support means that the long-planned camera survey in the mountains surrounding…
Published: 18 September 2019
The Cape Leopard Trust celebrates its 15th birthday in 2019, and we were recently presented with the perfect opportunity to use our anniversary to raise awareness of leopards in the Cape for Heritage Month when we…
Published: 05 August 2019
During the winter school holidays, the Cape Leopard Trust EE team conducts a holiday programme consisting of ten days of experiential adventure-based learning in nature. It’s a great way to keep youngsters busy and doing something…
Published: 29 July 2019
Worldwide, conflict with humans is one of the major threats to the survival of leopards and other wildlife. Leopards are often killed in retaliation for livestock losses, and it’s easy to understand why this happens. After…
Published: 01 July 2019
On Wednesday, 20 June, judges gathered once again at Leopard’s Leap Family Vineyards to select 14 winning artworks for this year's art competition. Competition was fierce, and though there were fewer entries than last year everyone…
Published: 20 June 2019
The Cape Leopard Trust is celebrating it's 15th birthday this year, and at no other time has it been so important to communicate the value of our natural environment and integrate it into educational activities and…
Published: 05 June 2019
The Cape Leopard Trust is seeking a highly motivated, creative and enthusiastic candidate to run its environmental education programme in the Cederberg and surrounds (Wupperthal, Clanwilliam, Citrusdal, Op-die-Berg, Piketberg). The position requires a diligent, self-motivated and…
Published: 04 June 2019
On Monday 3 Jun 2019, The Cape Leopard Trust launched a Snare Patrol Project within our Boland Mountain Complex (BMC) research focus area. This project follows on from our research collaboration with the University of Stellenbosch (2017-2018) which investigated several human-related threats to leopard and their prey species, particularly…
Published: 03 April 2019
It’s that time again. Our annual Art Competition is ready to roll and this year it’s another exciting calendar competition. Entries for the 2019 Cape Leopard Trust Art Competition are now open! This is an amazing initiative…

Acceptable trapping techniques

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

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