General news and project updates

Published: 03 April 2017
We are officially part of the Ford Wildlife Foundation, and excited to share the wonderful news that Ford Wildlife Foundation has presented the Cape Leopard Trust with a Ford Ranger XLT 4x4 bakkie in support of…
Published: 30 March 2017
On Friday the 17th March, the CLT education team visited Herschel Girls Preparatory to conduct a survival workshop as part of the Eco-club programme. The girls were introduced to the different adaptations and survival mechanisms that…
Published: 28 March 2017
The Cederberg project is busy 'test driving' its equipment ready for the winter camera trap survey starting in May. Like any keen photographer, the researchers have been out in the field evaluating the effectiveness of the…
Published: 07 March 2017
Our conservation partner, CapeNature, was recently called to assist a leopard caught in an illegal wire snare in the Paardeberg area. The leopard's plight was fortunately highlighted by a local farmer before any major injury to the animal…
Published: 21 February 2017
On Thursday 16 Feb 2017, a leopard was hit by a car in Bainskloof Pass near Wellington. The animal sustained severe injuries, including a broken back as well as internal trauma, and sadly had to be put down.…
Published: 14 February 2017
The Cape Leopard Trust is seeking to appoint a suitably qualified Community Outreach Officer to manage its community outreach programme in the Cederberg district and run its environmental education camps at Matjiesrivier Nature Reserve in the Cederberg. The…
Published: 07 February 2017
The Cape Leopard Trust is seeking to appoint a suitably qualified person to assist the Cederberg Project and Research Manager. This position is based at the Matjiesrivier Nature Reserve, Cederberg Wilderness. Please read the attached vacancy…
Published: 09 January 2017
Hi Everybody, The Education Project is looking for interns to help with its environmental camps in the Cederberg for the first camp season in 2017. We run environmental camps from our campsite at Matjiesrivier Nature Reserve…
Published: 13 December 2016
Cocktails are synonymous with times of celebration, and our partner Leopards Leap Wines has agreed to share the special recipe behind their new 'Leopartini' cocktail especially for you to try in the comfort of your own…
Published: 28 November 2016
Our art competition this year took on a different look, and instead of drawing or painting, we decided to centre the theme around poetry. Poetry is of course a form of art, and offers an opportunity to…

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