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Reserve Affairs
Compiled from the latest Reserve Report - monthly
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From the Board
Communications from the Board - quarterly
- Updated 25/08/2017

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Conservation
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Building Projects
Building at Ingwelala that might affect your visit - monthly
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Sightings
Recorded sightings and members' stories - monthly
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Weather

Rainfall: December 2017:
1983 - 2017 64.6mm
   
Temps:
1992 - 2017
Max: 40°C
Min: 17°C
   
7/14 Day forecast - Ingwelala

Reserve Information

Litter on the reserve

There is sadly an increasing trend in littering taking place, particularly the evidence of informal abluting throughout the Reserve.

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Malaria

The risk of exposure to malaria remains very real unless proper protection measures are adopted. It is essential to avoid being bitten by mosquitoes in the first place and to use appropriate anti-malarial prophylactics, both of which are important and neither should be neglected at the expense of the other.

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Managing fire risk

Ingwelala is part of the Greater Kruger Fire Protection Association (GKFPA) and as a Member of this FPA is duty bound to follow the protocols of the FPA.
 
The following communication from the GKFPA is applicable to all fires on Ingwelala. Simply equate it to Ingwelala infrastructure and facilities. It is essential to have a steel drum available at any fire pit to be able to immediately extinguish a fire. This time of the year is high risk for unattended and unplanned fires spreading and turning into disaster. 

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Medical Emergencies and Assistance

I was very proud of the staff that recently came to the rescue of a Member, when one evening this young lady did an injustice to herself, after over-balancing at Klipspringer Lookout. It was an estimated nine-meter drop before she came to rest below the lookout.

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New Services Provided

Four months into the current financial year, I would like to offer some feedback on the new services Ingwelala is providing as well remind Members that these services are now fully operational. Enquiries can be directed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Predator Sightings

The following letter of complaint was received from a Member, describing their disappointing experience at an Ingwelala lion sighting:

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Thatchvac

ThatchVac specialises in cleaning the inside of thatch roofs.

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Vehicles

From time to time we appeal to all Members to review their personal circumstances and needs for what appears to me like a lot of “spare” vehicles house in the Workshop. Garaging is very limited and there are serious spatial challenges for further expansion.

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