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. […]
This year (2019) the GCF aims to introduce 240 children from our surrounding communities to conservation through our Conservation Kids Program. During these days we will be inviting 20 of these children to experience a Conservation Kids Camp, in which they will experience what it is like living and working on Gondwana Game Reserve with […]
The GCF is focused on making use of the latest technology to make advancements in anti-poaching strategy as well as data collection in conservation. Jolandie Botha of the GCF is currently completing a drone training course which will assist Gondwana’s Ant-Poaching unit in aerial surveillance. The drone will also assist in collecting relevant data for […]