Posts by Magriet
Photo tips for conservation areas
Make the most of your trip to the parks with the inside scoop on photo opportunities from conservationists Peter Chadwick and Arne Purves.
On Track by Chris and Mathilde Stuart
This compact ID guide to animal tracks in Southern and East Africa will fit neatly into your pocket.
New boardwalk at Agulhas
Plan a day trip to Agulhas National Park to view the southernmost tip of Africa and the iconic lighthouse. Thanks to a new boardwalk, it’s now even easier to visit.
Dogs working for Namaqua
In Namaqualand farmers used to set traps for leopard, caracal and jackal to protect their flocks. But a clever project by the national park is using Anatolian shepherd dogs to ward off predators instead.
Trail runner Andre Calitz on the Otter Trail Run
At the exhibition of Cape Union Mart’s gear for winter, Wild caught up with trail runner Andre Calitz. Sponsored by K-Way, this athlete has set the world of offroad running ablaze.
Wild greets contributors Piet Heymans and Colin Paterson-Jones
The pages of Wild magazine wouldn’t be as beautiful, eye-catching or interesting without the work of our passionate photographers. Sadly, at the start of this year, we lost two great contributors.
The inside track to Kruger sightings
Want to know where Kruger’s wildlife is hanging out? Latest Sightings offers real-time updates so you can keep track of animal locations throughout the park. Nadav Ossendryver talks to Wild about his brainchild.
More safety rangers for Table Mountain
Mountain lovers can take heart: 60 full-time visitor safety rangers are on guard in Table Mountain National Park. I attended their passing out parade to find out more.
Travels in the Kalahari
Roxanne Reid has visited the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park more than 20 times over the years, returning again and again to get her soul fix. In this book she recalls the encounters and moments that captured her heart.
Take part in the Birding Big Day
Every year BirdLife South Africa organises a Birding Big Day, an opportunity for birders to put their skills to the test while raising funds for bird conservation. The 2012 Birding Big Day will take place on Saturday 24 November.