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Wildlife Wednesday: The Chameleon

03 Jul
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Wildlife Wednesday: The Chameleon (Ulovane) We all know about chameleons, but very few people grasp the iconic value of chameleons to Africa and particularly South Africa. Our namesake, “Ulovane” is the isiXhosa word for Chameleon. And what a fascinating creature indeed! 15 out of 19 chameleon species in South Africa are dwarf chameleons, that are […]

Ulovane Update: All good things must come to an end

25 Jun
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Ulovane Update: Marine Guide Course Final Update This is our final week of Ulovane, almost all of us have been here for 6 months and have successfully completed our Field Guide, Back-Up Trails and now Marine Guide courses. I think I can speak for all my fellow students when I say we are leaving with […]

Ulovane Update: April Field Guides & May Marine Guides

20 Jun
Ulovane Update: April Field Guides & May Marine Guides

The April 10 Week Field Guide Final Wrap from Justin It is difficult to believe that another Field Guide course has come and gone, just the other day I remember picking up our students at the airport. Everyone’s eyes were wide open with excitement for the following 10 weeks. We arrived at camp and everyone […]

Ulovane Update: April Field Guides and May Marines

11 Jun
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Field Guides: Week 9 We have reached week nine of our Field Guide Course! It has gone so quickly, but it is amazing what can be achieved in nine weeks! Our week started off with conservation activities on Ulovane Reserve; the hard work of road maintenance and repair! It was tiring and quite a challenge […]

Ulovane Update: April Field Guides & May Marine Guides

04 Jun
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Marine Guides Week 1 Our marine guide course started off on Sunday afternoon when we left the Ulovane campus and moved to a beach house in Riet River, which will be our home for the next four weeks. It is a beautiful location with a great view of the beach from the house! Our first […]