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Ulovane Update: August Bird Guide Course Week 2

14 Sep

More special treats for the Bird Nerds in Week 2 Ulovane Update: This week was super special for us bird nerds! With assessments starting up, we had a few good days of birding practice and studying before getting down to the nitty-gritty. After having our first bird call exam on Sunday, we took the rest […]

Ulovane update: Trails Guide Week 4

14 May

Life as a trainee guide: Smells and Sounds Ulovane update: The week has been another intense week of mountain climbing, rock scrabbling, 8 hour walking. We learnt the unfortunate downside of being a trails guide in having to wait for vehicles to finish in sightings before we can make an approach as the presence of […]

2015 Ulovane Update: January Trails Guides Week 1

28 Jan

A very warm welcome to our January Trails Guide team. Some old faces, some new faces all happy faces. The 7 week FGASA Trails Guide course that we offer  is very intense and being safe and focusing on the task at hand is very important for these guys and gals. It is very important to […]

Ulovane Update: Life a trainee Marine Guide Week 1

28 Nov
beach fun Ulovane

Life as a Trainee Marine Guide: Birding, beautiful shorlines, snorkeling & fun in the sun! We all packed up at Ulovane on the Saturday after completing our trails exam and headed down to Port Alfred where we settled into our accommodation. On the Monday we all got together and started with getting our heads into […]

Ulovane update: Week 1 October Trails Guide

08 Oct

Life as a trainee TRAILS GUIDE: The first week has begun, exciting times to come! Getting reacquainted with our fellow students and teachers, and making new friends! We went through studying the parts of a rifle and had our try rifle handling proficiency test, getting used to handling a firearm with all the laws that are […]