General news and project updates

Published: 03 May 2017
Tomorrow, 4 May, the #CederbergProject starts with the lengthy camera deployment period of their long-awaited camera trap survey. With their new batch of cameras all tested, settings adjusted, security boxes ready - the team is geared…
Published: 19 April 2017
Join the Cape Leopard Trust for a special celebration of leopards to mark World Environment Day at the renowned Zip Zap Circus on Saturday, 3 June at noon. All funds raised will go towards the purchase…
Published: 17 April 2017
It started off on a rainy Friday morning, the Cape Getaway Show (31 March – 2 April), packed with great prizes, great demonstrations and so much to see and do. Although not full, many people still…
Published: 06 April 2017
Nursing sore muscles after eight dusty days in the saddle, nine riders successfully completed the 2017 Absa Cape Epic in support of the Cape Leopard Trust. The Cape Leopard Trust is proud to be one of 4…
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…

The Cape Leopard Trust Trapping Techniques

icon no trap Short overview of three trapping methods considered by the Cape Leopard Trust as safe and humane

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