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
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
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
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
Provinces challenged to manage their land more sustainably

Provinces challenged to manage their land more sustainably

The UNDP-GEF5 Sustainable Land Management (SLM) Project and the Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT) recently brought Engineering Technicians and LandCare officials together for a unique SLM challenge. The officials, all experts in soil erosion control, represented four provincial departments of agriculture from the Western-, Eastern- and Northern Cape, and the Free State.

May 2, 2022
Crane populations bounce back after concerted conservation effort in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Crane populations bounce back after concerted conservation effort in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Three crane species converge within the KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa, and crane populations declined severely in this region in the 1980s. And as a result, there have since been considerable conservation efforts focused there, with notably positive results.

May 2, 2022
The cat’s out of the bag – understanding South Africa’s captive lion sector

The cat’s out of the bag – understanding South Africa’s captive lion sector

The Endangered Wildlife Trust initiated a study to better understand South Africa’s captive lion sector and evaluate its environmental and socio-economic impacts. This article is a summary of the findings of this study.

May 2, 2022
A brighter and more sustainable future motivating Cedarville farmers to collaborate

A brighter and more sustainable future motivating Cedarville farmers to collaborate

The Endangered Wildlife Trust takes a participative, solution-orientated approach to saving species, conserving habitats, and benefitting people, including engaging with communities to share knowledge and find solutions. Much of our work takes place outside formally protected areas, on private and communal farmland. We work with all relevant stakeholders in the various landscapes to integrate conservation and agricultural priorities to ensure that livelihoods remain viable and that biodiversity is protected.

May 2, 2022