General news and project updates

SPOT SNAP SUBMIT Lucky Leopard Competition!

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…

Girls in Conservation – Inspiring Change Makers

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…

Festive greeting and 2021 CLT Impact Report

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…

Going the distance for leopard research

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…

Overberg camera survey – success & highlights!

Published: 02 November 2021
The Cape Leopard Trust Research team is pleased to report that our large-scale camera survey of the Overberg is yielding success! We are one third of the way into the data collection period, and have thus…

Girls in Conservation: from Learners to Leaders

Published: 19 October 2021
One of the Cape Leopard Trust (CLT) Education project’s main aims is to use environmental learning and knowledge as a catalyst for social change. The CLT ‘Girls in Conservation’ initiative, this year partnered with BRAVE and…

Learning from the land – a holistic management approach

Published: 29 September 2021
The Cape Leopard Trust continually seeks to expand our knowledge of effective and nature-friendly methods of land management and livestock protection. The Executive Land Management Course at the Herding Academy in Graaff-Reinet presented just such an…

Camera trapping for Overberg leopards in full swing!

Published: 14 September 2021
The Cape Leopard Trust Research team is thrilled to report that our much-anticipated camera survey of the Overberg is well underway! We are already 3 weeks into the data collection period, with 172 cameras at 86…

Cape Leopard Trust celebrates leopards, literacy and inclusivity

Published: 09 September 2021
Towards the end of 2020, the Cape leopard Trust announced the launch of a conservation-themed children’s story and activity book called “Footprints in the Fynbos” (original English version) and “Voetspore in die Fynbos” (Afrikaans translation). The…

Calling all leopard-loving mountain bikers

Published: 05 August 2021
Are you a keen mountain biker? Do you love leopards and nature? Are you looking for the deal of the year? Well, we may just be able to help you out with a greatly discounted W2W…

Acceptable trapping techniques

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

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