'Krugerpark News'

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Two new national parks for South Africa

Krugerpark News Information: Minister of Environmental Affairs and Tourism Marthinus van Schalkwyk has recently announced the proposed creation of two new national parks

The Ultimate Trail

Krugerpark News Information: A little while ago I had a group of eight trailists that joined me on a wilderness trail in the Kruger National Park. The group consisted of four

Skinny snakes and gaunt geckos

Krugerpark News Information: As an erratic and unusually warm 'winter' merges into spring, it is encouraging to see many wild species resuming their seasonal cycles of regeneration

Six elephants shot after Breakout

Krugerpark News Information: A family group of six elephants that broke out of the Kruger National Park (KNP) was shot on Friday September 9, 2005. The elephants had travelled some

Shine 4 charity on the Titanic

Krugerpark News Information: About 200 women, dressed in their best ball gowns, had a whale of a time 'on board the Titanic' - all for the sake of charity

Ranger dies in tragic accident

Krugerpark News Information: David van Blommenstein (29), head ranger of the Thornybush Private Nature Reserve's northern section passed away last week after a tragic accident

Meet rangers

Krugerpark News Information: A little girl born in Mhinga village, 29 years ago, took a winding path before she became one of the two female section rangers breaking new ground in

Mana Pools threatened by agriculture

Krugerpark News Information: Approximately 120,000ha of “the finest natural wildlife areas in the Zambezi Valley” in the far north of Zimbabwe may eventually fall under the plough

Heritage Month Focus

Krugerpark News Information: September is Heritage Month and the Ministry of Arts and Culture and Members of the Executive Councils (MECs) have adopted the theme: “Celebrating”

Ground hornbill capture methods investigated

Krugerpark News Information: Working with the University of Cape Town's Percy Fitzpatrick Institute, Sieglinde Rode has managed to catch two adult male ground hornbills in a trap

Golf course wins provincial award

Krugerpark News Information: The Hans Merensky Golf Estate in Phalaborwa recently received the Diamond Arrow Award for being the highest rated golf course in a survey conducted

Fire and Ants

Krugerpark News Information: Over 50,000 ants have stumbled into traps in the ground and thus into the hands of Kate Parr, who has been looking at how fire affects biodiversity in

EWT monitors DDT use

Krugerpark News Information: The impending onset of the rainy season means that the Department of Health will once again bring out their pesticides for malaria control.

Charity gol scheduled for SATSA

Krugerpark News Information: The Limpopo branch of SATSA will be holding a golf day in aid of the Lekagape Centre for orphaned children
A large herd of Buffalo.

Buffalo and rhino up for auction

Krugerpark News Information: South African National Parks (Sanparks) will be holding a public auction in their boardroom at Groenkloof in Pretoria on September 17, 2005

Biotech executive gives GM presentation to MPs

Krugerpark News Information: The parliamentary portfolio committee for science and technology was given a presentation on genetically modified crops by the managing director of

August brings Big Fires to southern Kruger

Krugerpark News Information: Almost half of the southern section of the Kruger National Park has been burnt, with the month of August seeing a large fire in the Pretoriuskop area

Attempted arson at Lower Sabie

Krugerpark News Information: About three weeks ago, the shop at Lower Sabie almost went up in flames – yet again. A suspect attempted to set fire to the newly re-built shop, but was

A new way of boosting river flows

Krugerpark News Information: The flow of water entering the Kruger National Park through the Sabie and Olifants Rivers may potentially increase over time, as a pilot project gets
View of a fully grown Marula Tree.

A million miles for marulas

Krugerpark News Information: Prof Lucas 'Kas' Holtzhausen has travelled over a million kilometres in search of the perfect marula, visiting over 100,000 trees and driving a Mercedes

Where the eagles soar

Krugerpark News Information: We got up at 05h00 that Sunday morning and we started our journey from Malelane gate in the most southern corner of the Kruger National Park

T-shirts donated For Life

Krugerpark News Information: Children of the Skukuza youth church group, Provita, were delighted with their new T-shirts sponsored by My Acre of Africa

Surviving Skukuza

Krugerpark News Information: More than 70 children from Uplands College in White River and 30 learners from a school in Hazyview were introduced to indigenous ecological knowledge

Mating habits of rare bird under discussion

Krugerpark News Information: It is possibly the dream of many a man – being well endowed, having a wide choice of sexual partners, and never having to deal with the offspring

Patterns of the bush

Krugerpark News Information: Two weeks ago the sunbirds were starting to collect spider-webs with which to start building operations
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