Tag Archives: Guides in training

Ulovane Update: October Field Guides Week 9 and November Marines Week 2

05 Dec
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Field Guides The week that has passed was filled with fear, excitement, tears and joy as we went through assessment game drives. This is the moment we have all been waiting for; what it feels like to become a field guide. It was an exciting and nerve wracking experience, and I think everyone dealt with it […]

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 […]

Ulovane Update: Successful and Productive Week 7

20 Nov
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Field Guides Week 7 was a busy but amazing week! I am writing this blog in my sleeping bag while watching the sun rise out on Ulovane! This week we started with our Mock Practical Assessments, had the usual classes and our tracking assessment with a special surprise waiting for us over the weekend. I had […]

Ulovane Update: October 2018 Field and Backup Trails Guides Week 6

13 Nov
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After a peaceful weekend in Jeffrey’s Bay for most of our field guide students, week 6 brought many challenges and learning opportunities. With everyone coming back from their weekend off well rested and ready for the last half of the course, we’ve been incredibly lucky with everything that this week has brought us. Bianca and […]