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General news and project updates

September Spring Festival 2009, Celebrate the great outdoors!

Published: 23 September 2009
Kingsriver Estate celebrates Mother Nature on, Saturday the 26th September.Join us for a full day of outdoor fun for all ages! SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE!For the AdventurousWalk with the Wanderer 10h00 (3 hours walk, suitable for all ages)Dr Andrew…

A humbling walk on the wild side with Dr Andrew Baxter

Published: 21 September 2009
My walk through the Kloof Trail on Kingsriver Estate proved to be as fascinating as I had anticipated.Mountaineer, CEO of Cape Storm Outdoor Apparel, renowned archaeologist and expert in paleoecology and environmental change and conservation biology…

First Children’s Camp a Success

Published: 06 September 2009
by Elizabeth reports The first official Cape Leopard Trust Children’s Camp took place from 28th – 30th August. It was most appropriate that this camp was for the grade 4-6 children of the Dwarsrivier and Eselbank (Cederberg)…

Pearl Valley Event – 5 August 2009

Published: 26 August 2009
It was extraordinary how this event had a life of its own. What began as a request by Deon Rossouw of Cape Nature’s Limietberg Nature Reserve to do a talk to a small group of Honorary…

Camera at Oudrif

Published: 28 July 2009
We were contact recently by Jeanine and Bill Mitchell, who own the guest farm, Oudrif, in the northern Cederberg on the Doring River. They had seen a leopard close to their property and immediately let us…

An evening of leopard conservation and conversation - 5 August 2009

Published: 24 July 2009
Quinton Martins will be giving a talk on leopard conservation in the Cape at the Pearl Valley Golf Estate. The focus will be on the expansion of the project into the mountains surrounding Cape Town, including…

Spot recaptured - the first female to be caught twice

Published: 22 July 2009
It was the morning of the 13th July when we received a call from Hennie Spamer (Driehoek farm - Cederberg). A leopard had taken one of his kid goats, right from its pen in the farm…

Workshop in Namaqualand

Published: 13 July 2009
We have just returned from a most inspiring workshop in Namaqualand. A broad, inter-disciplinary project is being proposed for the area and a funding application is currently under review. Namaqualand is already an arid area, considered…

The Cape Leopard Trust Facebook Group

Published: 30 June 2009
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