General news and project updates

CLT research efforts boosted by Rentech sponsorship

Published: 26 May 2021
The Cape Leopard Trust research team has been investigating ways to conduct our camera surveys in a more sustainable manner. One way of doing so is to transition away from alkaline and lithium batteries to a…

Conservation in the hands of communities

Published: 11 May 2021
The Cape Leopard Trust strongly believes in broad environmental outreach and training to introduce people living in leopard areas to the wonders and importance of biodiversity. By involving local communities in conservation activities, we not only…

Removing roadblocks to leopard conservation

Published: 04 May 2021
Seeing leopards in the mountains of the Western Cape is certainly not a common occurrence, but if you had to choose a place to spend hours waiting to spot one, Bainskloof would be a good choice.…

Cape Leopard Trust Citizen Science Competition

Published: 29 March 2021
Submit records to the CLT Western Cape leopard database during April and May and stand a chance of winning our Big Cat Bumper Hamper! Have you ever seen a leopard in the Western Cape? How about…

Paw on the Pulse – CLT Newsletter Summer 2021

Published: 11 February 2021
Paws for Thought – Help us to help you! Welcome to our summer newsletter and the start of a brand-new year! Despite the uncertainty of what 2021 has in store, we hope that sharing our work…

Festive greeting and 2020 CLT Impact Report

Published: 15 December 2020
As we reflect on a year full of unexpected twists and turns and are grateful to have survived the highs and the lows, we wish you all a peaceful, healthy and enjoyable festive season. The future…

Calling all nature enthusiasts in the Western Cape to partake in the new CLT leopard database project!

Published: 25 November 2020
Sections in this story: Introduction | Online data portal | Call to Action The Big Five and other large animals like hyenas and hippopotami once roamed the valleys and plains of the Cape region. Only the…

Cape Leopard Trust vacancy - Conservation Field Officer

Published: 16 November 2020
The CLT is looking to appoint a confident, self-driven individual to coordinate and execute fieldwork and conservation activities in the Cape Leopard Trust focus areas. All details can be found at the attached vacancy notice. Please…

Snare Aware Workshop with the Rooiberg Breede River Conservancy

Published: 06 November 2020
The Cape Leopard Trust was recently invited by the Rooiberg Breede River Conservancy to present a Snare Aware workshop for landowners, managers and farm labourers at the Graham & Rhona Beck Skills Centre near Robertson. The…

The Cape Leopard Trust launches lockdown legacy project

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…

Acceptable trapping techniques

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

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