Discovering the Old Salt Trail

Discovering the Old Salt Trail

The Endangered Wildlife Trust’s Soutpansberg Protected Area Programme has established a multi-day hiking trail across the Western Soutpansberg. Our team has been working with these properties' owners in a truly collaborative effort to establish a world-class trail within the proposed Western Soutpansberg Nature Reserve.

Jun 2, 2022
Grass Owls – a story of hope

Grass Owls – a story of hope

I joined a colleague, Rebo Rachuene from our Birds of Prey Programme, in the field to monitor a grass owl site. Rebo and his colleagues have been monitoring this site for over ten years.

Jun 2, 2022
A fond farewell

A fond farewell

The EWT has been my home for most of my professional life: I have learned so much and had so many rich and unique experiences. It has been wonderful to have worked in an organisation that is both strategic and yet quick to respond, is science-led and credible and yet constantly embraces new ideas, and where co-workers quickly become friends

Jun 2, 2022
Leaving a legacy of life – Remembering Melanie Kwan

Leaving a legacy of life – Remembering Melanie Kwan

On 2 May three years ago, Melanie Kwan passed on but made sure that the EWT was included in her will. Her nephew Jayden, aged 12, wrote these wonderful words of tribute to Melanie.

Jun 2, 2022
In case you missed it

In case you missed it

Another successful golf day for the Endangered Wildlife Trust - this time in the Mother City!

Jun 2, 2022
Rough Moss Frog on rock
One frog, one mountain

One frog, one mountain

The Rough Moss Frog is a Critically Endangered frog species found only on a single mountain range, the Klein Swartberg, in the Overberg district of the Western Cape, South Africa. In 2020 we realized that this little frog was in big trouble.

Jun 2, 2022
Conservation Canines to Save our Species from illegal wildlife trade

Conservation Canines to Save our Species from illegal wildlife trade

With funding from the IUCN Save Our Species Rapid Action Grant and the European Union, the Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT) aims to reduce illegal wildlife trade by preventing wildlife poaching. We use our Conservation Canines to achieve this by training and deploying them to detect wildlife products and track poachers.

Jun 2, 2022
WASH: a blessing for youth in the Soutpansberg

WASH: a blessing for youth in the Soutpansberg

To support secondary schools in Kutama, we developed educational resources on women’s health and hygiene and held focus group discussions with 440 girls from grades 8-11 in two secondary schools in collaboration with their Life Orientation educators.

Jun 1, 2022
A word from the CEO

A word from the CEO

The recent Durban floods made history for all the wrong reasons and the devastation and mayhem caused shocks to thousands of people, our economy, and our environment. However, as the floodwaters began to subside, stories of triumph and heroism emerged to bear testimony to human resilience and the spirit of survival.

May 5, 2022

Becoming a Conservation Canine

Join me on my adventure as I prove I have what it takes to become a canine defender of wildlife.

May 3, 2022