General news and project updates

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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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.…
Published: 07 March 2022
The Cape Leopard Trust Western Cape leopard database collects information on leopard activity and threats to leopards from across the province. Eagle-eyed citizen scientists have shared hundreds of records already! (see project background below). Over the…
Published: 10 February 2022
The Cape Leopard Trust (CLT) Education project aims to use environmental learning and knowledge as a catalyst for social change, by inspiring the youth to be conservation ambassadors. An important avenue for achieving this is our…
Published: 13 December 2021
As we approach the end of 2021, this is an opportunity for us to sincerely thank you - our friends, donors, and partners for the loyal support. We are grateful and humbled to have survived another…
Published: 25 November 2021
For many people, wildlife research conjures the image of an intrepid biologist alone in the remote wilderness studying animals. While this can certainly be the case, more often than not studies are carried out at the…

Acceptable trapping techniques

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

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