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18/05/2019

Please note: The full Reserve Report is available on the Downloads page.

Staff Movement

  • Nil

Roads & Tracks

  • Nil

Airstrip

  • Regular visits to the airstrip surface were done and recorded in the inspection register.
  • The airstrip surface was compacted with the roller after the late rains.
  • The apron was cleared of weed material.
  • A reminder please that all airstrip users must complete (once off) an an Ingwelala Airstrip Indemnity Form before making use of the airstrip. Indemnity forms are obtainable from This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Guest pilots must also complete the form before using the airstrip.

Fencing

  • Due to all the elephant activity in camp, the Conservation Team once again spent enormous amounts of time repairing fences.

Bomas, Hides and Picnic Sites

  • The Bird Hide walkway will be reconstructed from 13 May, the hide will be closed while the building contractor, Chameleon Builders, is on site. Apologies for any inconveniences.
    Timber material on site for the repairs
     
     

Security

  • No incidents on Ingwelala during the reporting period.

Road Kill

  • X1 Tree squirrel
  • X1 Scrub hare

General Fire risk management

  • Fire-fighting equipment is checked on a weekly basis.
  • X 1 tractor available to assist with fire-fighting (x2 water drawn carts).
  • X 1 “Bakkie-Sakkie” serviceable and responsive on a “first call” basis. 
  • X 20 fire beaters and and x 4 knap-sack sprays in good working order.
  • X 2 “frog pumps” fully operational.

Eskom Usage

The following graph shows the monthly Eskom Usage (Kwh) for Ingwelala.

Vehicles and Workshop

      • The general fleet and static plant maintenance is 100% compliant with the servicing schedule.
      • Two new tractor tyres (front) and tubes purchased and fitted to Ford Tractor T1.
      • Rear silencer replaced on Hilux Double Cab.
      • Starter motor on Mahindra pick-up M1 remains problematic.

Reception Statistics

GATE STATISTICS Jan
2019
Feb
2019
Mar
2019
Apr
2019
May
2018
Jun
2018
Jul
2018
Aug
2018
Sept
2018
Oct
2018
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2018
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2018
VEHICLES 152 139 312 352 171 304 273 321 273 256 209 454
MEMBERS/GUESTS 380 417 929 1107 453 907 793 1002 751 742 536 1317
UNACCOMP. GUESTS 0 8 0 0 2 8 0 0 4 29 2 0
UNITS OCCUPIED 95 75 166 172 135 160 170 168 141 134 110 201
AIRBORNE VISITORS 4 3 6 6 8 3 5 8 9 18 6 10

 


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