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Ulovane Update: Field and Backup Trails Guides Week 5

19 Feb
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Backup Trails Guides This week was really a fast paced week, and from what I can gather it is going to be like this until the end. We kicked off the week by preparing ourselves for our ARH assessments (advanced rifle handling) due later in the week by practicing at camp with dummy ammunition and running […]

Ulovane Update: Field and Backup Trails Guides Week 3

12 Feb
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Apologies for the delay in getting our updates to you! Sometimes admin needs to take a back seat so that you can focus getting out and about! Field Guides In the third week of the fields guides course we have been focusing on; Taxonomy, Biomes, and Ecology. Humans always tend to want, or even need […]

Ulovane Update: Final Blog for 2018! November Marines

21 Dec
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Marine Guides In my last blog post at the end of the Trails program, I began by saying that time is warped at Ulovane. This one, I will begin by saying the Marine course is completed in warp speed. The 4-week Marine course passed in the blink of an eye (or maybe I could say […]

Ulovane Update: Final Blog October 2018 Field Guides

13 Dec
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Field Guides Seventy days, 155 pages of workbook and 15 exams and assessments later we finally made it! Our last day on the Ulovane Campus was spent with a laughing and a crying eye. On the one side we are all really happy to have achieved our FGASA Level 1 qualification, but at the same […]

Ulovane Update: Field Guides Week 8 and Marine Guides Week 1

28 Nov
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Field Guides This has been a week of mock assessment game drives, a sight and sound test,  practical assessment and the final written exams on Frogs, Amphibians and Fish. The usual Eastern Cape weather – very sunny one day and raining the next or even the same day, it keeps life interesting that is for […]