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
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
Vervet Monkey on ladder bridge
How did the monkey cross the road?

How did the monkey cross the road?

The Vervet Monkey (Chlorocebus pygerythrus) has adapted to thrive in human-altered landscapes. However, this also means they face many risks from humans and their activities.

May 2, 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