Tag Archives: Ulovane Mail

Wildlife Wednesday: Mystery of the Knysna Elephants

09 Sep
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THE MYSTERY OF THE KNYSNA ELEPHANTS (and a little farewell message to Adriaan, Jesse, Meg and Wian) Have you ever walked in the Diepkloof forest in Knysna where you are in the heart of the โ€œKringe in n bos sagaโ€? Evergreen colossal forest ferns engulf the forest floor like a tapestry. High up in the […]

Ulovane Update June Semester Week 10

02 Sep
Ulovane Marine Guides Wian week 2 (9)

APPRENTICE FIELD GUIDES How we got to the end of these ten weeks, none of us are quite sure! It was a busy, fun-filled, and adventurous Apprentice Field guide course! Dominic has written a wonderful wrap-up of their time here! The sad awaited packing that will take us on our return to our original paths, […]

Wildlife Wednesday: Spotted Hyena

19 Aug
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Cunning vs Coward: The misunderstood tale of the Spotted Hyena When most people come across Spotted Hyenas, they immediately make the assumption, due to nature documentaries, etc, that these are cowardly and sly animals. The general sense is that they rely on stealing from others for their own survival and that they cannot sustain themselves […]

Ulovane Update June Semester Week 8

18 Aug
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Marine Guides: Week 1 Adriaan is with us here at Ulovane for our one-year course. He has successfully completed both his Apprentice Field guide and Apprentice Trails guide courses and is now on the Marine guide course with his three fellow students, at the beach campus in Kenton-on-Sea in the Eastern Cape. Week one of […]

Ulovane Update June Semester Week 7

14 Aug
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Apprentice Field Guides Dominic has written a wonderful concise account of some of his favorite moments thus far in their Apprentice Field guide course! Dominic is a local chap from Port Elizabeth, who matriculated from Grey High School last year and is now following his dream to become a Field Guide! The wait to start […]