News

Harness for Table Mountain N.P. K9 Dogs

The SANParks Honorary Rangers handed over a specialised dog harness to the K9 Unit in the Table Mountain National Park to facilitate visitor safety in the park.

LCE Weskus Marathon

The SANParks Honorary Rangers: West Coast Region recently received a cheque for R100 000 from the main sponsor of the LCE Weskus Marathon, Langebaan Country Estate.

Marakele Environmental Education Centre gets a new Lecture Room

Teaching youngsters about our natural heritage and its conservation is important to SANParks. The Marakele National Park’s Thutong Environmental Education Centre plays host to schoolchildren and youth groups, particularly those from local communities and those participating in SANParks’ Kids in Parks educational initiative.

Birding Challenge goes from strength to strength

The West Coast Region’s 14th annual Wader Bash Birding Weekend Challenge in February proved to be a resounding success. Many a participant bid the organizers a fond farewell with words of "See you again at the Wader Bash 2020!"The Wader Bash takes place within the boundaries of the West Coast National Park (WCNP).

Concert in the Bush

The Free State region of the SANParks Honorary Rangers over the weekend of 5 and 6 April presented their fifth annual Concert in the Bush in the Mokala National Park south of Kimberley.

Muslim Prayer Facilities

The SANParks Honorary Rangers, Johannesburg South Region, raised approximately R850 000 to construct Muslim prayer facilities in the Kruger National Park.

SANParks Honorary Rangers West Rand

On Friday 22nd March 2019, West Rand Region of the SANParks Honorary Rangers (SHR) had the privilege of handing over equipment to the value of approximately R275 000...

Phalaborwa Horse Patrols

The effectiveness of horses in anti-poaching operations is being tested by way of a pilot project in the northern part of the Kruger National Park. The Phalaborwa section of Kruger needs to be patrolled daily.

Letaba Elephant Hall Refurbishment Project

The Elephant Hall at Letaba Rest Camp in the Kruger National Park re-opened on 20 March 2017. The Letaba Elephant Hall houses exhibits of the skulls and tusks for the KNP legendary elephants including the well-known magnificent seven; which makes it a priceless treasure.

Amdec Donation

Over the past four years, Amdec Group has handed over a whopping R1 million to the Conservation Services National Project of the SANParks Honorary Rangers. This is a significant boost for conservation, with funds being allocated to SANParks counter-poaching initiatives...