Meetings held on Saturdays at Middelburg High School (MHS) Farm, outskirts of Middelburg on route to Stoffberg. Call for details and date
Our members are passionate conservationists and are actively involved in our projects and activities.
Members are residing in Alberton, Belfast, Ermelo, Groblersdal, Malalane, Marble Hall, Marloth Park, Middelburg, Nelspruit, Newcastle, Piet Retief, Pretoria, Standerton and Witbank.
The Regional Managing Committee (RMC) is assisted by various portfolio members who manage their portfolio’s and keep the RMC updated on their projects and progress of activities.
SHR Highveld region supports:
• Kruger National Park
• Mapungubwe National Park
Current activities and projects:
• Covering the financial expenses of the Phalaborwa anti-poaching horse patrol unit which is also actively involved in the monitoring of elephant and other game.
• Manufacturing of custom-built bat boxes and installing thereof in KNP rest camps and staff villages where the need arises.
• Identifying indigenous trees in KNPs rest camps and picnic spots and tagging them for identification purposes.
• Cleaning, securing and treating of heritage plaques at heritage sites in KNP.
• Boma duties and monitoring of orphaned rhinos at the Skukuza bomas during KNP staff’s leave cycles.
• PEAP displays at different shows and occasions.
• Removal of alien plants in the Berg & Dal area in KNP.
• Snare removal in collaboration with SHR Lowveld region.
• Involvement in the K9 Canine Unit in KNP by doing duties and maintenance in the centre.
• Development of a new heritage site on the Albasini Road at Chief Nyongane’s grave.
• Development of a new heritage site and interpretation center of the sacred mountain, Shikumbu, near Phalaborwa gate.
• The supply of different capture bomas to KNP, like the custom-built hippo bomas for Veterinary & Wildlife Services, supply of a big baboon capture cage and monkey capture cages to the Malelane Section Ranger to catch and remove problem animals in Malelane and Berg & Dal rest camps.
• Presentment of Sand River Bush Camps, Wolhuter Wilderness Trails Camps and Nyarhi Rustic Camps on a regular basis.