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Inspirational Woman in Eco Tourism Careers: Jennifer Gush

30 Aug
Jenn Gush

Jennifer has been a huge part of our journey since we started Ulovane way back in 2005. We have been neighbours, co-workers, friends and our children grew up exploring Brentwood farm together. 15 Years ago Jenn welcomed us into her home and life when we arrived in the Eastern Cape not knowing a soul, for […]

Wildlife Wednesday: Matriarch Special Bonobo (Pygmy Chimpanzees)

28 Aug
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Wildlife Wednesday: Women’s Month Matriarch Special Bonobo (Pygmy Chimpanzees). The name “bonobo” first appeared in 1954, when it was proposed as a new generic term for pygmy chimpanzees. The name is thought to be a misspelling on a shipping crate from the town of Bolobo on the Congo River, which was associated with the collection of chimps […]

Ulovane Update: July Semester Week 7

27 Aug
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Apprentice Field Guides Week seven of our course started off with a mammals lecture and I learnt why the ‘Big 5’ animals are called the big five!! They coined their distinctions a long time ago for being the most dangerous animals to hunt on foot. This week we also started with our mock drives in […]

Inspirational Woman in Eco Tourism Careers: Gabriela Brunner

23 Aug
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We met Gabriela about 4 years ago when she joined us on a 7 Day Tracking Specialisation course. Gabi inspired us from the get-go with her enthusiasm and passion for not just nature and wildlife, but LIFE! She gets to travel all over the world, but found that her heart belongs to Africa! Her story […]

Ulovane Update: July Semester Week 6

21 Aug
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Apprentice Trails Guides With one more week to go of our Apprentice Trails guide course, our second last one was packed with the always exciting and fascinating world of tracking! A qualified Cybertracker assessor Taryn Ingram-Gillson, spent the weekend with us here at Ulovane to conduct the assessment for us. It is held over a […]