Monthly Archives: July 2011

HESC Update – Wild Southern Ground Hornbills Breeding Successfully

We recently noticed that a wild pair of Southern Ground Hornbills have bred successfully, which means something in the area must have improved in order for them to achieve this. At the Centre we endeavour to breed with our endangered … Continue reading

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Amakhala Volunteer Update July 2011 (Week 2) – Lizl, Volunteer Coordinator

Weekly diary Monday, We tracked lions with the telemetry device by which the volunteer facilitator, Lizl, uses an arial and radio to locate the location of the lions and we travel to see them and whiteness their behaviors. This was … Continue reading

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Kariega Volunteer Update June 2011 – Justine, Volunteer Coordinator

The month of June was a rainy one for Kariega Game Reserve, but the weather did little to dampen the volunteers spirits! And if nothing else it provided us with a good excuse to sit around the warm fireplace at … Continue reading

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Kariega Volunteer Update – Justine, Volunteer Coordinator

Last week was action packed for Kariega’s new volunteers, and this week is looking like it will be more of the same!!! Shortly after their arrival at Kariega the elephant herd politely introduced themselves to the volunteers by parading past … Continue reading

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Volunteer Diaries – Amber Kobes HESC Week 3

This was by far my most eventful week at HESC. To start it off, an elephant back safari to watch the sun rise. Another amazing experience I hope to never forget. It was relaxing just sitting on an elephant looking … Continue reading

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