General news and project updates

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…

Sharing is caring – teachers and NGO’s join hands to improve environmental learning

Published: 06 July 2021
Environmental education (EE) connects individuals and communities to the natural world around us. It raises awareness of issues impacting the environment upon which we all depend, as well as actions we can take to improve and…

Introducing the Tale of Two Leopards at the Tip of Africa

Published: 21 June 2021
In the Western Cape, and across South Africa, the challenges to conservation are complex. To effectively address these challenges, conservation efforts need to be multi-dimensional, involve diverse role players, and span land-use types. It is this…

Sowing the Seed for Girls in Conservation

Published: 15 June 2021
The Cape Leopard Trust believes that if we are truly to conserve biodiversity, we need to guide people, particularly children, to experience and connect with nature in a way that inspires them to be conservation ambassadors.…

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…

Acceptable trapping techniques

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

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