Cederberg Project News

Published: 03 October 2019
As many of you will be aware, last year the Cederberg team completed a year-long camera trap survey with 146 camera traps covering an area of 1700km2. It was a huge undertaking, but from it we…
Published: 26 September 2019
We are thrilled that Ford Wildlife Foundation has chosen to renew our partnership with another year of vehicle sponsorship for the Cederberg Project. Extending this support means that the long-planned camera survey in the mountains surrounding…
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…
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…
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.…
Published: 05 July 2017
An exciting opportunity to get involved with leopard conservation in South Africa The Cape Leopard Trust is looking for volunteer field assistant interns to help the Cederberg Leopard Project team with camera trap deployment/servicing and camera trap…
Published: 04 July 2017
During one of our recent camera trap setups in Bushmans Kloof Reserve, we found a cave with a lot of leopard scat close to the location of our camera trap station. We were very happy, as…
Published: 27 June 2017
We are excited to report that it’s going well with our camera trap survey setup in the field. We have experienced some cold days, rain and even light snow during the time of the big storm…
Published: 29 May 2017
The long anticipated and carefully planned camera survey in the Cederberg is finally underway. The team has been working in the Northern Cederberg area just South and East of Clanwilliam placing special camera mounting poles. They…
Published: 03 May 2017
Tomorrow, 4 May, the #CederbergProject starts with the lengthy camera deployment period of their long-awaited camera trap survey. With their new batch of cameras all tested, settings adjusted, security boxes ready - the team is geared…

Acceptable trapping techniques

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

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