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Ulovane update: November Marine Guide Group Week 1

30 Nov

Life as a trainee Marine Guide: Exploring the Eastern Cape Coastline Monday finally arrived and with it, the start of our much-anticipated marine course. On Tuesday we set out on our first adventure which involved navigating the Bushmans river in a canoe. Simple enough, or so we thought… The Savannah guides joined us for our […]

Ulovane update: October Trails Guide Group Week 6

14 Nov

Life as a trainee Trails Guide: This course has also taught me so much about myself; I have gained more confidence in my own abilities and to trust my instincts and judgement more…. Ulovane update: Week 6 of trails has been and gone, words cannot describe how quickly this course has flown by… Instead of a […]

Ulovane Update: Local Community Benefits from Ulovane study Bursaries

21 Oct

LOCAL COMMUNITY BENEFITS FROM ULOVANE STUDY BURSARIES Ulovane update: A  field guide training facility in the Eastern Cape is upskilling members of the local community via a bursary program in an effort to improve effective, sustainable conservation and field guides in the area. “A key component for the sustainability of conservation is to get members […]

Ulovane Update: July Level One group Week 2

25 Jul

Life as a trainee Field Guide: Nothing beats a sleepout under the stars! Week 2 done and dusted. This week’s subjects included Astronomy, Geology and Weather and Climate as well as a sleep out and a day drive. The sleep out that took place on Tuesday night was an incredible, educational and unforgettable experience. 15:30 […]

Ulovane Update: Week 5 Life as a trainee field guide

12 Nov
red lipped herald eating bubbling kassina

Life as a Trainee Field Guide, October 2013 10 Week group: TEAM WORK   As well as finding many cool creatures this week, we also got to work with well known safari vet William Fowlds in an attempt to dart and capture five buffalo.  The task proved to be very difficult, as each animal took […]