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The two company tracker dogs, Bill and Max returned to Ingwelala from their module 1&2 training in Pretoria. The dogs are now a year old and have been taught to track human scent, and their job is to be a tracking aid to the Ntomeni Rangers when following suspects spoor.
The Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT), in recognising a dire need to urgently address the rapidly escalating problem of rhino poaching in South Africa, has developed a project to strengthen the security of rhino in South Africa.
A member forwarded an email with these photos to us, asking whether this is something of which one should be aware. So we went off to investigate...
Despite my persistent moaning about being a student again, I can’t help but love the fact that I can still come and spend some extended time at Ingwelala during my holiday breaks, and so I took full advantage of my winter break to come and spend almost three weeks up on the farm; and what a three weeks they were!
I thought this month I’d not write about a specific plant or animal, but share with you some of my work experiences in the African bush. Of course, these tales have their origin in KZN with a nature conservation organisation responsible for Protected Area Management.
One of our Board Members was on the CIPRO website the other day checking his company status following letters in January from CIPRO that they intended de-registering them, to which he hastily responded. He also checked on Ingwelala Shareblock out of interest and it is OK.
Over the years, Ingwelala has never left me disappointed, no matter whether there has been an abundance of game, or whether the game viewing on the reserve has been quiet. There has always been a “highlight” - each and every visit.