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Riverine Rabbit conservation Anysberg

Riverine Rabbit conservation Anysberg

There are few undiscovered natural gems left out there. The Anysberg area is truly one of the most exciting and largely undiscovered gems in South Africa. It is also at the forefront of Riverine Rabbit conservation in the Karoo, South Africa.

Apr 11, 2022
Focusing on sustainable land management in Victoria West

Focusing on sustainable land management in Victoria West

A group of emerging farmers from the Victoria West and Hutchinson area took part in an Integrated Farm Planning and Management training course held in Victoria West in October. The course was presented by the Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT), in collaboration with the Department of Agriculture, Environmental Affairs, Land Reform and Rural Development and the Grootfontein Agricultural Institute.

Nov 12, 2021
Reptile Awareness Day

Reptile Awareness Day

Safe water, sanitation, and hygiene underpin human, animal, and environmental health. Despite considerable progress in addressing these issues globally, in 2017, approximately 1.6 million people died of diarrheal disease.

Nov 12, 2021
Karoo Forever – In celebration of knowledge

Karoo Forever – In celebration of knowledge

Would you like to know about optimising veld recovery after droughts? Or what your rights are in terms of developments near you that you do not support? Did you know about a great new app that focuses specifically on helping you to get to know your Nama-Karoo plants?

Jun 30, 2021
Crouching rocks, hidden rabbits

Crouching rocks, hidden rabbits

Wetlands in Uganda’s Kigezi region are under increasing pressure from the growing human population in need of fertile farmland. Poor agricultural practices in upland areas have led to soil exhaustion and degradation, thus resulting in reduced yields and harvests.

May 31, 2021
Going bossies

Going bossies

The EWT Drylands Conservation Programme, in partnership with the Grootfontein Agricultural Institute, held Karoo bossie (vegetation) identification days around Loxton this week.

Apr 30, 2021
Empowering local ladies through technology

Empowering local ladies through technology

Why should we, as conservationists, be concerned about gender issues? If our mandate is species and habitat conservation, why and how do we incorporate gender without overstepping our mark?

Mar 26, 2021
Farming for the future

Farming for the future

The Karoo is an iconic and timeless landscape that has been farmed for large-scale small stock production for almost 400 years.

Aug 4, 2020
Searching for Sandfish in the Tankwa Karoo

Searching for Sandfish in the Tankwa Karoo

A key outcome of this workshop was the potential for new populations of the Clanwilliam Sandfish to be found in the relatively unexplored Tankwa River.

Apr 29, 2020
Farmers for vultures

Farmers for vultures

Many of us view the Karoo as one of the last conservation frontiers of South Africa. Vast, wild landscapes that boast rugged mountain ranges, dry riverbeds and wide-open spaces that have stood relatively undisturbed and untransformed for centuries.

Mar 3, 2020