General news and project updates

Published: 07 May 2009
Quinton in the last throes of writing his PHD  Need one say more?   Quinton aims to submit his PHD in August, after which, he promises, he will reply more promptly to emails!
Published: 07 May 2009
Report by Elizabeth Martins Three months since its inception and what is happening with the Education Project? Much of the groundwork has now been done in order to ensure that the Education and Outreach Programme has…
Published: 07 May 2009
Report by Ben-Jon Dreyer Looking back a year, the CLT had just started exploring the massive Namaqualand granite outcrops for possible signs of leopard in this harsh, arid environment.  Uncertain of what we would discover we…
Published: 07 May 2009
Report by Leigh Potter Leopards of Ladismith We have had some amazing leopard photographs since putting up cameras on the Ladismith side of the Rooiberg Mountain.
Published: 04 April 2009
At 9am on Saturday 21st March, the staff of the Cape Leopard Trust was met with an unusual sight in the Cederberg – a 60-seater bus. Our camp group from the Kouebokkeveld Training Centre had arrived.…
Published: 27 February 2009
(see English translation below) Ek het begin op die 6 Febuarie 2006 vir die CLT te werk. Die eerste dag het ek en Quinton 5h:00 vertrek om een van die luiperds op te spoor. Houdini was…
Published: 12 February 2009
The Cape Leopard Trust’s Education and Outreach Programme officially began in January 2009. Elizabeth Martins (neé Bond) is co-ordinating the programme. “This is the beginning of a very exciting programme, with endless possibilities”, says Elizabeth. This…
Published: 11 November 2008
The Namaqua Project is fully funded by Conservation International (CI) and the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF). Thank you for this amazing support! The CLT Namaqualand project has been quite something! About as extreme as the…
Published: 11 November 2008
I always feel like a kid on Christmas morning when going to check the camera traps. I’m so anxious and excited about what I might find! However, on some occasions, or with some leopards, I should…
Published: 11 November 2008
“That’s my track!” yelled Roonie in utter excitement. Ten children, fine Cederberg sand, swept smooth with a broom and Liz leading each one blind-folded round and round and then making a print with their shoe they…

Acceptable trapping techniques

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

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