How to Become a Game Ranger or Field Guide
20 December 2019 | PUBLISHED BY admin
Often referred to as guardians of nature, game rangers and field guides spend their days in the African bushveld working in close proximity with wildlife. Although they may initially seem similar, game rangers and field guides are two diverse occupations. Read on to learn more. The Difference Between a Game Ranger and Field Guide Game rangers are primarily responsible for the management of wildlife reserves or national parks, as well as ensuring the safety of protected areas under their management. Their duties include ensuring the continued well-being of wildlife, population management, game capture and introductions, controlled burning, alien vegetation management,Read More
Work in the Wild – Nature Conservation Jobs
“Bringing nature into the classroom can kindle a fascination and passion for the diversity of life on earth and can motivate a sense of responsibility to safeguard it.” – Sir David Attenborough Do you want to be one of the individuals that aid in the conservation of our natural world? Then consider a career in nature conservation. This way, you can make a sizable impact in the protection and preservation of the world we live in, as well as its natural resources. There are various careers centred around nature conservation to choose from. In this article we will briefly discuss
Port Elizabeth, The Friendly City
The culturally and historically significant Eastern Cape province is home to the city of Port Elizabeth (often shortened to PE). It is a coastal city known for its excellent beaches, wildlife attractions and friendly people! Port Elizabeth is one of the largest cities in South Africa and quite conveniently, it is a natural extension of the Garden Route. You can expect lots of friendly faces, as it is home to an estimated population of about 1 284 370 people. The city boasts a mild enjoyable climate; however, it is sometimes also referred to as “The Windy City” by locals. Officially
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Spekboom – the Wonder Plant of South Africa!
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Shamwari’s Family Holiday Packages Allow You to Return to the Wild in Luxury
Your family can now experience the unspoiled wilderness of South Africa’s Eastern Cape Province at Shamwari Private Game Reserve. Shamwari’s Family Holiday Package is sure to keep the whole gang more than happy. There’s Family Holiday Packages in South Africa for Everyone No matter what kind of holiday your family is looking to have, South Africa offers you the perfect solution. Enjoy a relaxing coastal getaway, an epic safari adventure, a romp around one of the cities or anything and everything in-between. The country’s regions are so numerous and diverse that no two visits to South Africa will be alike.
Venture off the Beaten Track – Have a Bush Wedding
There’s an air of romance and adventure about the African bush, which makes it the perfect setting for your wedding. Venture off the beaten track and opt for a bush wedding, courtesy of Shamwari. Shamwari: an Idyllic Wedding Venue in the Eastern Cape Shamwari Private Game Reserve is a luxury safari destination, located in South Africa’s scenic Eastern Cape Province. This culturally and ecologically rich province is the perfect destination for your unique luxury wedding. Africa has that unmistakeable air of romance and adventure about it, which should resonate deeply with you as you stand on the brink of marriage.
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