Tag Archives: field guide training

Ulovane Update: July Semester Week 9

10 Sep
Wes (7)

Apprentice Field Guides And just like that everything starts coming to an end. Our second last week where everything we learned gets put to the test in the form of our final assessment game drives, in which we host and guide real guests who have been invited to Ulovane especially for the game drives. The […]

Ulovane Update: July Semester Week 6

21 Aug
Piet (5)

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 […]

Ulovane Update: July Semester Week 5

13 Aug
Wes

Apprentice Field Guides Since I arrived at Ulovane, I have enjoyed every minute of my time here. Every week is full of new experiences and packed full of knowledge. This was the fifth week of our course, already halfway through! It was quite a busy week learning about amphibians, reptiles, conservation management, amongst other amazing […]

Ulovane Update: July Semester Week 4

06 Aug
Marli

Apprentice Trails Guides We are more than halfway through our Apprentice Trails Guide course – where has the time gone! We had a fantastic week. We left for a three-day, two night sleep out on Wednesday morning at 8 AM, on Amakhala Game Reserve. Whilst on this walk with Shani and Schalk, we came upon […]

Wildlife Wednesday: International Tiger Day

31 Jul
Johan Van Zyl photography

Our Tigers are still in danger. Since the beginning of the 20th century, we have lost over 95% of the world’s wild tiger population.  A very scary fact is that we have MORE tigers in captivity than there are roaming free in the wild. The reason we have lost so much of our wild tiger population […]