BAHATI CARAVAN PARK & GAME FARM CAMPING WEEKEND (2ND TO 4TH NOVEMBER 2018)

Bahati is a privately-owned game farm set in superb bush environment in the heart of Zululand, close to the town of Hluhluwe. The camp sites are nestled in among the trees and boasted a nesting Grey-tit Flycatcher just above us and a very vociferous and elusive Nicator that called all day. Several sites have their own…

Shongweni Outing.

Report by Elena Russell 3rd November 2018 Small turnout, 13, whether this was due to the uncertainty about Shongweni or the weather, which had been pretty awful during the week!! Access would appear to be no problem, security may still be a bit dicey as parts of the fences are down and the cattle and…

Mabola Protected Environment near Wakkerstroom, Mpumalanga.

Yesterday, the North Gauteng High Court set aside the 2016 decisions of former Mineral Resources Minister Zwane and the late Environmental Affairs Minister Molewa to permit a new coal mine to be developed in the Mabola Protected Environment near Wakkerstroom, Mpumalanga. The case was brought by the coalition of eight civil society organisations challenging a…

Bearded Vulture growing up

Dear All I hope you will agree that the attached two images are worth an additional email from me this week. These are the latest images of “Kentucky” from our nest camera- growing fast and getting ready to fledge in about a months time. Kind regards Sonja Krüger http://www.projectvulture.org.za/ https://www.facebook.com/projectvulture https://twitter.com/vultureproject

Save Lake St. Lucia

‎Janet Cuthbertson‎ to Save our Lake St. Lucia Isimangaliso Action Group have have submitted comments re the Proposed mining (photo below showing proposed drill sites) of the dunes in the protected area South of Mapelane: – Comments on the Draft Basic Assessment Report for the Application For Environmental Authorisation Of Prospecting Proposed By Eyamakhosi Resources (Pty) Ltd…

Nambiti – Elephant Rock

Report by Sally and Paul Bartho 30 October 2018. After the wedding in Kamberg, Sally treated her two sons from Australia to a two night stay at Elephant Rock in Nambiti. We had a family cottage – two en-suite bedrooms overlooking a dam. We arrived at lunchtime in blistering sunshine and enjoyed a pleasant meal…