Tag Archives: Trails Guide

Ulovane Update: September Semester Week 2

15 Oct
Learning to make gnocchi pasta

Apprentice Trails Guides Week two of our Apprentice Trails Guide course started off quite exciting; the first day of our last week of firearms training and it rains! We decided to carry on practising with dummy rounds in the Lapa of Ulovane campus. The point of this exercise was to build our muscle memory to […]

Ulovane Update: September Semester Week 1

08 Oct
Danike Week 1 (8)

Apprentice Field Guides: Week 1 Week one of our Apprentice Field Guides course was a jam-packed, busy and interesting week! Our week started off with orientation game drives on Ulovane Reserve itself, and then on to beautiful Amakhala Game Reserve to see the lay of the land and get familiar with the roads and areas […]

Ulovane Update: July Semester Week 7

27 Aug
Melle (4)

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 […]

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 […]