Boland Project News

Published: 13 September 2010
Two months after the official start of the CLT Boland project Limietberg survey, we are proud to announce that we have identified no less than 12 leopards in this area – 9 males and 3 females!…
Published: 23 August 2010
The two CLT Boland Project researchers are now fortunate enough to live right in the heart of the Boland mountains. After all the hassles of moving house, Anita & Jeannie are settling into their quaint cottage…
Published: 26 July 2010
We are very pleased to report that our Limietberg survey is now officially underway! This is the first of three sub-surveys forming the CLT Boland Project. Forty-six camera stations (totaling 70 cameras) are currently deployed across…
Published: 28 June 2010
Some time ago, we obtained this beautiful photograph from a camera station near the Wemmershoek dam. Looking closely at the picture, one can just see the end of another tail in the background, and we surmised…
Published: 21 June 2010
Over the past two years, the CLT have received considerable support from the Douglas Lederle Memorial Fund – a trust fund established in memory of Douglas Lederle (1971 – 2008). Douglas had been involved with the…
Published: 18 June 2010
We are thrilled to report on some great photos taken by our remote cameras in the Limietberg Nature Reserve over the past couple of weeks. We are having good success in terms of leopard photos with…
Published: 10 June 2010
After just over a month of trapping, the Gouritz team finally managed to capture their first leopard on Groenefontein Nature Reserve, near Calitzdorp. The leopard, an adult male weighing just under 35kg, was in prime condition…

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