A Fishy Trail Tale
Those of you who have at some stage either hiked the Otter trail or have previously been privileged to compete during the African Otter Trail run will know what I mean when I say that the Tsitsikamma coastline is truly spectacular.
By Kyle Smith Marine Ecologist, SANParks
Addo word puzzle
How well do you know Addo Elephant National Park? Try this word puzzle created by the SANParks Honorary Rangers.
The SANParks Honorary Rangers Indaba will take place at Addo from 22 to 26 May 2012. As part of the festivities, Honorary Rangers, their friends and families are invited to enter this word puzzle competition.
Whale Trail in your pocket
The Whale Trail is one of South Africa's top hiking trails. Now there is a new pocket guide to this trail for easy reference.
Braam Malherbe: 'Why I became an Honorary Ranger'
Conservationist Braam Malherbe looks at life through a child’s eyes yet he uses the wisdom of his years to communicate just how fragile our planet is and what we can do to protect it. By Anton Crone
Everest trek: Raising awareness around rhino poaching
Rene and Dante Burdych were so shocked by the terrible rhino killings, that they decided to dedicate their trip to Mount Everest base camp to raising awareness. Wild asked them what they hope to achieve.
Frank Watts: 'Kruger is my office'
Frank Watts spent most of his life working as a game guide and camp manager in the Kruger Park and recently published a book of stories about these interesting times, called The other animals of the Kruger Park.
Samantha Hartshorne chats to him about a possible second book and his disappointment over officials involvement in rhino poaching.
Getting ready for Everest
Next month Rene and Dante Burdych will start on their trip to reach Mount Everest base camp in an effort to raise awareness of rhino poaching in South Africa. Knowing that they are doing it for a good cause should make their trek a little easier, but it still takes a lot of preparation.
Stop rhino poaching: show your support
How do you stop the senseless killing of rhino? You lend your support to projects that are raising funds for counter poaching. These campaigns offer easy options for civilians to get involved.
The cluster disa, a Western Cape endemic, changes its flower colour according to the area in which it grows. This chameleon-like adaptation is all in an effort to fool the iconic mountain pride butterfly into visiting it.
Everest Trek against rhino poaching
In April Rene and Dante Burdych will trek to Mount Everest base camp to spread the word against rhino poaching. What’s in store for these intrepid adventurers?