General news and project updates

Festive Greeting & CLT 2023 Impact Report

Published: 12 December 2023
As we approach the end of another busy year, this is an opportunity for us to thank you – our friends, donors, sponsors and partners – for your loyal support. As a small environmental NGO, this…

Coming soon: The Conservation Kraal Challenge

Published: 07 December 2023
From February 2024, the Cape Leopard Trust (CLT) will be hosting the Conservation Kraal Challenge. This national competition will call for designs for a “Mobi-kraal” – an affordable, safe, durable and portable predator-proof kraal (a coral…

Snare Free – Collaborative Initiative Proves Its Worth

Published: 01 November 2023
The Cape Leopard Trust is proud to share this update on Snare Free – a multi-component collaborative initiative aimed at providing improved support to combat illegal snaring in the Western Cape. The need for and benefit…

The CLT Gents Trek – from good boys to better men

Published: 18 October 2023
Early in October 2023, as the sun peeked over the rugged horizon of the Cederberg Mountains, ten young men gathered at the trailhead at the bottom of Welbedacht kloof. The group’s excitement was palpable, mixed with…

Cape Leopard Trust Vacancy – Environmental Educator

Published: 10 October 2023
The Cape Leopard Trust is seeking a highly motivated, creative, and enthusiastic candidate to run its environmental education programme in the Winelands, Overberg and surrounds. The position requires a diligent, self-motivated and practical person with the…

The Tale of Two Leopards in the Overberg ~ Creatures of the Corridor and Spotted on the Road

Published: 29 September 2023
The Tale of Two Leopards is a multifaceted collaborative project launched in June 2021 between the Cape Leopard Trust (CLT) and the Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT), focussed on two iconic species in the Overberg region –…

Camera trapping for Cederberg leopards in full swing!

Published: 30 August 2023
The Cape Leopard Trust (CLT) Research team is thrilled to report that our new camera survey of the Cederberg is well underway. The Cederberg is the birthplace of the CLT, and returning our camera grid to…

Girls in Conservation - Inspiring Conservation Ambassadors

Published: 21 August 2023
The Cape Leopard Trust (CLT) Education team is proud to report on another successful ‘Girls in Conservation’ (GiC) programme for 2023! Girls in Conservation focuses on high school learners from rural communities in areas that share…

Snare Free – Move to Protect Wildlife from Snares in the Western Cape

Published: 02 August 2023
The Cape Leopard Trust is thrilled to share the launch of a new initiative to protect wildlife from snares in the Western Cape!  ‘Snare Free’ is a collaborative project that will aim to provide a coordinated…

A multi-pronged approach to address snaring in the Western Cape

Published: 19 June 2023
The illegal practice of setting snares to hunt animals is a prevalent and widespread problem in the Western Cape. It poses a serious threat to biodiversity in the region and is directly and indirectly threatening leopards.…

Acceptable trapping techniques

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

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