General news and project updates

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…

Ford Wildlife Foundation supports The Cape Leopard Trust

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…

CLT Environmental Education 2020 Art Competition Winners

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…

Paw on the Pulse - CLT Newsletter Winter 2020

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…

Footprints in the Fynbos - a leopard storybook

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…

CLT Environmental Education 2020 Art Competition

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…

Life after Lockdown: on the Lookout for Snares and Helping to Protect the Cape’s Leopards

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…

The Piketberg camera survey – success!

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…

Acceptable trapping techniques

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

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