Tag Archives: Education

Ulovane Update: July Level ones Week 9

11 Sep

Life as a trainee guide: The final countdown for team jackal buzzard Ulovane update: The 10 weeks are slowly (yet fast) coming to an end. Everybody finished their assessment drives (which was quite stressful I must say) and had a lot of fun doing them. Some of us did an awesome Rhino capture during those […]

Ulovane Update: January 2014 Week 6

03 Mar
Tim Collage

Life as a Trainee Field Guide: WATCH AND LEARN *Ecology, mammals and animal behaviour. Ulovane Update: What better excuse to spend more time with some of Africa’s most famous animals? We saw elephants play fight and groups of giraffe (known as “towers of giraffe”) come together and fall apart. We spent time with Rhino’s while […]

Ulovane Update: January 2014 Week 5

24 Feb
Rose frog

Life as a trainee field guide: Fish, frogs and honeymoon suites. Ulovane Update: The atmosphere in week 5 can be described as kids in a candy store. Our first modules about animals. This week was all about fish, amphibians and arthropods. After a day of class, we spent two days in the reserve, including a […]

Ulovane Update: Week 8 Life as a trainee Guide

06 Dec
Sunset Ulovane

Life as a trainee Field Guide: The end is close, what a journey it has been! After an awesome weekend at Kariega Game Reserve and in Port Alfred it was back to business first thing Monday morning. A very big week this week with our mock drives and first stage interviews! Many hours were spent […]

Ulovane Update: Week 3 Life as a Trainee Field Guide

31 Oct
sunset at Ulovane

Life as a Trainee Field Guide : Getting our hands dirty and loving it! Yes, it was the third week…already! Weather: a lot of wind, sometimes showers and yes also the sun…perhaps not so African!But we were very busy, we studied many subjects: first of all climatology, then biomes, conservation and taxonomy. A lot of […]