General news and project updates

Published: 02 November 2020
Sections in this story Introduction | More about the book | Future vision for the book | Book distribution | Book availability and Call to Action The Cape Leopard Trust (CLT) Environmental Education (EE) Project recently…
Published: 26 October 2020
The Ford Wildlife Foundation (FWF) supports environmental education, research and conservation projects around Sub Saharan Africa, including projects by the Endangered Wildlife Trust, WWF SA, Birdlife SA and WESSA.  The Cape Leopard Trust became part of…
Published: 28 September 2020
The annual Cape Leopard Trust Environmental Education art competition has come to close and we are excited to share the artworks of our winners! The 2020 competition was created to encourage the reuse and recycling of…
Published: 12 August 2020
Paws for Thought – a message from our CEO Welcome to our winter newsletter and the opportunity for mellow mid-year reflections. As we began 2020 full of hope and excitement, who could have imagined how quickly…
Published: 30 July 2020
It is a sad reality that many children in South Africa live in desperate circumstances without a single storybook to call their own. We want to change this, by inspiring youngsters to see nature and wildlife…
Published: 06 July 2020
COMPETITION UPDATE: CLOSING DATE EXTENDED It is time for the annual Cape Leopard Trust Environmental Education art competition, and this year we have an interesting twist to the usual theme. The 2020 competition was created to encourage…
Published: 24 June 2020
After three long months of lockdown, people are finally able to visit our nature reserves and mountain wilderness areas again. During the lockdown period, many people became aware (or was reminded again) of the amazing animal…
Published: 19 May 2020
Over the past few years, the Piketberg and surrounding mountainous areas have emerged as a hotspot of leopard activity. Leopards have never before been studied here and virtually nothing is known about their numbers, population density…
Published: 11 May 2020
The CLT is seeking a suitably qualified Conservation Director to lead and drive its research and conservation efforts and develop its long-term strategy. Due to the previous closing date of this vacancy notice being compromised by…
Published: 07 May 2020
The year 2020 has been a rollercoaster, and as the human world navigates numerous unexpected and complex challenges, nature seems to be thriving. The Covid-19 pandemic and resulting lockdown have seriously restricted the CLT’s research and…

Acceptable trapping techniques

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

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