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COVID19 Ecotourism Fund

Demand on Wildlife protection is increasing but their economic support is declining. The livelihood of rural communities is threatened by an ecotourism recession.

Covid-19 Notice

As South Africa grapples with the Covid-19 pandemic, we are deeply concerned about the health, safety and well-being of our members, guests and fellow citizens. With so much uncertainty about the Covid-19 situation, safety must remain our highest priority.

The inspiring story of Goose.

Kruger Park veterinarian, Peter Buss, shares the inspiring story of Goose, the black rhino

Amdec Group Donates R1.25 million to SHR for counter-poaching

Since 2015, the Conservation Services National Project of the SANParks Honorary Rangers has received an annual donation of R250 000 every year from the Amdec Group. This brings the total raised for anti-poaching to R1,25 million over the past 5 years, a feat made possible by the close relationship between the Chairman of Amdec Group, John Wilson, and SHR member, Janssen Davies.

Our Junior Honorary Rangers get ready for 2020

As learners head back to school after the summer holiday, our Junior Honorary Rangers get ready for a jam-packed 2020 program of courses, outings and events to learn about conservation and the environment. Registration days are being held at various locations across the country and youngsters are invited to join a program in their area.

A Win for Conservation at the Golden Gate Challenge

The Golden Gate Challenge is a 3-day track and trail run across the rugged and beautiful mountains of the Golden Gate Highlands National Park. The trail meanders along hiking trails and jeep tracks through remote and scenic parts of the park, including Little Serengeti with its teeming herds of Blesbok, Zebra, Black Wildebeest and Eland.

A new Interpretation Centre for Golden Gate Highlands National Park

Visitors to the Golden Gate Highlands National Park can look forward to an exciting new attraction - the Glen Reenen Interpretation Centre opened its doors to the public on 4 October 2019. A collaborative venture between SANParks and the SANParks Honorary Rangers, this informative and interactive display showcases the diversity, scenic beauty and uniqueness of the park and takes one on a journey through its natural history, palaeontology, geology and cultural heritage.