General news and project updates

Community Kraal Reinforcement Project Begins in Kleinvlei

Published: 29 July 2019
Worldwide, conflict with humans is one of the major threats to the survival of leopards and other wildlife. Leopards are often killed in retaliation for livestock losses, and it’s easy to understand why this happens. After…

‘What’s on The Menu for Leopards in the Cape’ - Art for Predators & Prey

Published: 01 July 2019
On Wednesday, 20 June, judges gathered once again at Leopard’s Leap Family Vineyards to select 14 winning artworks for this year's art competition. Competition was fierce, and though there were fewer entries than last year everyone…

Shaping Environmentally Savvy Young South Africans

Published: 20 June 2019
The Cape Leopard Trust is celebrating it's 15th birthday this year, and at no other time has it been so important to communicate the value of our natural environment and integrate it into educational activities and…

Environmental Educator Vacancy: Cederberg

Published: 05 June 2019
The Cape Leopard Trust is seeking a highly motivated, creative and enthusiastic candidate to run its environmental education programme in the Cederberg and surrounds (Wupperthal, Clanwilliam, Citrusdal, Op-die-Berg, Piketberg). The position requires a diligent, self-motivated and…

Protecting wildlife from snares in the Boland

Published: 04 June 2019
On Monday 3 Jun 2019, The Cape Leopard Trust launched a Snare Patrol Project within our Boland Mountain Complex (BMC) research focus area. This project follows on from our research collaboration with the University of Stellenbosch (2017-2018) which investigated several human-related threats to leopard and their prey species, particularly…

ART COMPETITION 2019 LAUNCHED: “Predator & prey: what's on the menu for leopards in the Cape?”

Published: 03 April 2019
It’s that time again. Our annual Art Competition is ready to roll and this year it’s another exciting calendar competition. Entries for the 2019 Cape Leopard Trust Art Competition are now open! This is an amazing initiative…

Join our team and make a difference one step at a time

Published: 25 March 2019
The Cape Leopard Trust Boland Project is looking for a young conservationist to join their team as a Snare Patrol Officer. The Snare Patrol Officer will take part in an intensive 12-month field project wherein they will…

The Leopard Bus Gets A Makeover

Published: 20 March 2019
Last year, the CLT Mercedes Sprinter bus clocked up a total of 10 697 kilometres. In addition, we reached a total of 9822 people through our various programmes, of which 95 % were children. These numbers almost…

Eyes on the Spies

Published: 04 February 2019
By Helen Turnbull A very happy new year to our friends across the globe! As 2019 begins to unfold its surprises, I was reflecting on the familiar saying ‘out with the old and in with the…

New Year, New Opportunity

Published: 23 January 2019
It is said that the start of a new year is full of infinite possibilities, and the Cape Leopard Trust is seeking to appoint a Community Outreach Officer for the Cederberg Project. Our goal is to…

Acceptable trapping techniques

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

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