The Gondwana conservation foundation had the pleasure of hosting 16 learners from our surrounding schools for our Kids Conservation Camps. These where held over two separate weekends with the support of Gondwana Game Reserve’s, Tented Eco Camp. The learners where exposed to hands on conservation work such as buffalo monitoring, lion tracking and water filter […]
The Gondwana Conservation Foundation (GCF) was privileged to share in the environmental education experience with 218 learners and 12 teacher this year. These learners came from the following schools; Herbertsdale Laerskool, St Lukes primary school, Ruiterbos Laerskool, TM Ndanda primary school, Imekhaya Primary school, Isalathiso primary school and Garden route primary school. They all enjoyed […]
The Gondwana Conservation Foundation’s 2019 Kids Program is well under way. The learners who have attended the environmental program are having great fun learning about the many different aspects of conservation presented to them. We have had some learners favouring the black wattle removal activity, while others are more interested in animal tracking and telemetry […]
The GCF is getting ready to welcome 223 learners to the Gondwana game reserve in the month of May. This is an exciting time of the year for us as we have the opportunity to teach and inspire the young people of our community. The goal is to teach them about conservation and how each […]
We always rejoice when there is any rain in our area even if it is only a small amount. For our research on the Satyrium muticum this is especially important as we need as much information as we can get on what conditions allow it to flourish in our area. We have also been recording […]
The three rhinos that were introduced onto Gondwana Game Reserve through the GCF due to potential poaching situations have been successfully bonded. The two young males are frequently seen together and are regularly visited by the female who keeps a close eye on them.
Raquel de Castro Maia (Gondwana’s resident fynbos enthusiast, photographer and Creative Brand Manager) has started our data collection project with Jolandie Botha of the GCF. Our focus is the critically endangered Satyrium muticum. The importance of this orchid is astronomical as it only exists in the Mossel Bay area and nowhere else in the world. […]