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Ulovane Update: September Level one group Week 4

27 Oct

Life as a trainee field guide: Determined Toads and Communicating trees Ulovane update: 4×4 driving. Finally! Everybody seemed to enjoy to sit behind the steering wheel and take responsibility. We did day-drives and we also went on night drives. And all of us had the opportunity to drive and got the feeling. It’s actually quite overwhelming […]

Ulovane update: July Level one Group Week 7

24 Aug

Life as a trainee Field Guide: Preparing for our assessments Ulovane update: Week 7 started with 2 game drives on Monday morning, we split into 2 groups at the ACC (Amakhala Conservation Center) and headed off in search of some of the amazing animals that we have here in South Africa! The focus has been on practice […]

Ulovane Update: Level one July Group Week 5

11 Aug

Life as a trainee Field Guide: Bush and Ocean Adventures Ulovane Update: We woke up to a beautiful, clear Monday morning; the sun was shining and we were heading out into the bush to do some tracking. The day consisted of mock assessments on tracking. We covered a wide variety of different tracks, some difficult and […]

Ulovane update: Week 2 July level one Group

20 Jul

Life as a trainee Field Guide: Learning to appreciate the special moments and opportunities Ulovane update: This week was a special one for the level 1’s. It started in the best possible way with a sighting of the mother cheetah and her four cubs which we were all stoked about.  It turned out the cheetah […]

Ulovane Update: April Level one Week 7

03 Jun

Life as a trainee Field Guide: Exploring on Foot Ulovane update: As usual,  a week full of excitement was experienced by all of us. This week we had the opportunity to stay at Intaka Lodge from Monday to Thursday where we were taken on game drives and walks on Kariega, an amazing experience for everyone. Being […]