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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,

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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

What to Pack for Your Safari Game Drive

South Africa is known for its beautiful landscapes, abundant wildlife and diverse bird species. Experience the beauty Africa has to offer first-hand on your next game drive.

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

A Christmas Party for Khanya Care Centre at Shamwari

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Bird Watching – Why You Should Join in on the Fun

Birding or bird watching is one of the fastest-growing recreational activities. Millions of people have joined the popular hobby of identifying the countless species of birds in various countries across the globe.

White Rhino Back in the Wild Thanks to Shamwari’s Wildlife Rehab Centre

In 2018 the Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre received three orphaned rhinos in its care and well over a year later they were ready to be back in the wild.