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Boland Project News

Published: 24 June 2013
The CLT Boland Project has been researching the elusive Cape leopard in the Boland mountains since March 2010. The project kicked off with a large-scale camera trapping survey using about 90 digital remote-sensing cameras. Cameras were…
Published: 26 May 2013
The Cape Winelands is known for its outstanding wine and exquisite food, but what about its secretive wildlife? Join the Cape Leopard Trust’s Boland-based researchers, and spend a ‘day at the office’ with them as they…
Published: 03 May 2013
Cape mountain leopards are extremely elusive and shy, not to mention occurring in very low densities. When telling people that part of our research entails the capture of leopards to fit them with satellite GPS collars,…
Published: 02 April 2013
Back in September 2011, Avis South Africa pledged their support to the Cape Leopard Trust, by sponsoring the Boland Project the use of a Toyota Hilux Double Cab 4x4 for research in the Boland mountains. The…
Published: 21 February 2013
Leopard’s Leap Family Vineyards recently announced the winner of their “Name the Leopard Campaign”, a competition launched to encourage the public to find names for the three Boland leopards adopted by Leopard’s Leap. Congratulations to Camilo…
Published: 10 January 2013
Early on Saturday morning, 8 December 2012, motorists and cyclists along Bottelary road were treated to the singular sight of a big guy cycling on a single-speed bike, wearing a white t-shirt with the words “Cape…
Published: 22 October 2012
The Cape Leopard Trust Annual Fundraiser was held at the prestigious Leopard’s Leap Family Vineyards in Franschhoek. It was an evening of delectable food and wine with the purpose to raise funds that will aid in…
Published: 07 October 2012
The Boland trapping team’s hard work and lack of sleep was recently rewarded with the successful capturing and collaring of two more Boland leopards! The owners and staff of Klipbokkop Mountain Reserve have overwhelmed the CLT…
Published: 27 September 2012
The CLT Boland Project has recently embarked on yet another exciting chapter in their research on Cape leopards (Panthera pardus) in the Boland study area. Jeannie Hayward is currently enrolled for a PhD degree at the…
Published: 31 August 2012
Nestled between the agricultural regions of Paarl, Wellington and the Swartland, just 12km north-west of PaarlMountain, lies the rocky granite outcrop of Paardeberg. The Paardeberg is a privately owned mountain and various land-owners with mountain land…

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