General news and project updates

A New Year Begins with the ‘Essence of a Leopard’

Published: 12 February 2018
It is with great excitement that we introduce you to our recently published 2018 Calendar, which is the legacy of last year’s art competition, and appropriately themed ‘Essence of a Leopard’ We had an amazing influx…

Wishing You all a Wild and Happy Christmas 2017

Published: 19 December 2017
May the joyful summer holiday season fill you with hope, health, happiness and special togetherness as we bid farewell to 2017. From the mountains at the tip of sunny South Africa we wish all our supporters,…

4 Months on the Cape Leopard Trust Cederberg Project

Published: 12 December 2017
A short report by Ewan Brennan, intern on the CLT Cederberg Project, May to September 2017 After becoming dissatisfied with the prospects for my role in wildlife conservation in the UK, I decided to leave my…

Local is Lekker - Giving while you gift this festive season!

Published: 04 December 2017
We would like to take the opportunity to introduce you to our brand new, proudly South African merchandise. Let us take away some of the Festive Season stress and offer a solution to your gift shopping.…

Raising awareness of leopards through the FNB Wines2Whales 2017 Race

Published: 27 November 2017
The FNB Wines2Whales event has supported the Cape Leopard Trust Boland Project since 2011 when the event organizers first donated five digital camera traps for their research. ‘In turn’ we provide the FNB W2W media team…

Getting our feet wet in the Liesbeek teaching about river health

Published: 04 October 2017
St Joseph’s Marist College Eco-Club excursion to the Liebeek River On Wednesday 27 September 2017 the Cape Leopard Trust #EnviroEdu team took the St Joseph’s Marist College eco club down to the Liesbeek River. It was…

Fieldwork travelling made comfortable by Avis!

Published: 02 October 2017
In all professions, time is a valuable commodity… Hiking into remote and hard-to-reach locations to deploy and service our field cameras can be a time-consuming (albeit enjoyable!) part of our responsibilities. A capable and reliable off-road…

Going High-Tech

Published: 27 September 2017
Today we are excited to have an update from our former CEO, Dr Quinton Martins, and his work on the Mountain Lion Project at the Audubon Canyon Ranch, Sonoma County, Northern California.  Combining Quinton's experience from…

September is Arbour month, the month for planting!

Published: 19 September 2017
Spring is upon us, and we started off September by visiting schools around Cape Town and teaching about the need to protect our rapidly disappearing natural habitats.  The CLT Enviro team was involved in quite a…

Cederberg Team Receives Specialist 4x4 training

Published: 24 August 2017
Recently the Cederberg team was lucky enough to be paid a visit by Mr. Johan Viljoen from the Land Cruiser Club of South Africa. Johan and his partner came to give the team off-road driving training.…

Acceptable trapping techniques

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

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