General news and project updates

Collaboration for Conservation: Farming with Nature

Published: 07 June 2023
By Mandy Schumann & Cape Leopard Trust The Bokkeveld Plateau – the high-lying escarpment that stretches from the northern Cederberg to north of Nieuwoudtville – is world-famous for its bulbs and carpets of spring blooms. However,…

Celebrate International Leopard Day with us!

Published: 02 May 2023
3 May is International Leopard Day, and we celebrate the launch of a new informative website to boost this important annual day onto the global calendar – giving it a much-needed platform and online presence. March…

Leopard awareness, outreach and environmental education in the Little Karoo

Published: 11 April 2023
When the Cape Leopard Trust conducts research in a region, we are mindful to maintain established relationships and continue to provide support that will leave a conservation legacy beyond the life of a temporary research project…

Camera trapping in the Little Karoo – striped horses, leopard tortoises and spotted cats!

Published: 03 April 2023
The Cape Leopard Trust Research team is thrilled to report that our large-scale survey of the Little Karoo was successfully completed at the end of 2022, with some fantastic photo captures obtained from the camera grid.…

First-ever global leopard conference to shine conservation spotlight on persecuted species

Published: 07 March 2023
Five-day virtual gathering to unite the international conservation community to better protect the world’s vulnerable leopards This March, seven conservation organisations will unite to host the inaugural Global Leopard Conference, a virtual gathering of the world’s…

Leopards of the Cape celebrated in new book

Published: 01 March 2023
The Cape Leopard Trust is thrilled to announce the release of a new coffee table book, Against the Odds – The remarkable story of leopards at the Cape, that celebrates these big cats and conservation efforts…

Cape Leopard Trust Vacancy – Conservation Field Officer

Published: 01 February 2023
The Cape Leopard Trust is seeking a suitably qualified conservation field officer to execute fieldwork and conservation activities across the Western Cape. The position will involve field data collection, data curation and analysis, as well as…

Festive Greeting & CLT 2022 Showcase Report

Published: 07 December 2022
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…

Farming with Nature Workshops – Learning Together

Published: 08 November 2022
Conflict with predators is one of many challenges faced by farmers, together with drought and extreme weather. However, farming ‘with’ nature is not only possible, but advantageous in improving resilience and enhancing productivity. However, farmers sometimes…

The CLT Little Karoo leopard survey is underway!

Published: 27 October 2022
Followers of the Cape Leopard Trust (CLT) may be wondering what our field research team has been up to after our Tale of Two Leopards Overberg survey concluded earlier in 2022. The exciting answer is that…

Acceptable trapping techniques

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

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