The Working for Water programme has embarked on an innovative media campaign at all national parks to raise awareness on the importance of the eradication of invasive alien vegetation.
The Minister of Environmental Affairs and Tourism, Mohammed Valli Moosa, participated in the parliamentary media briefings organized by Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) this morning (Tuesday, 18 February). Sharing a platform with the Ministers of Labour, Education, and Public Works in the Human Resource Development and Employment Strategy presentation, Minister Moosa gave an overview of the successes and challenges faced by his department in the year 2003.
The Minister of Environmental Affairs and Tourism, Mohammed Valli Moosa and the Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development, Penuel Maduna, will be launching a special Environmental Court on Thursday 6 March 2003 in Hermanus, Western Cape.
Ms Snowy Legoale (38), an employee of the Kruger National Park died tragically this morning during a car accident near Skukuza.
History was made when visitor numbers to the Kruger National Park reached and exceeded one million for a year for the first time ever this month.
Last night heavy rains experienced in the Southern Cape caused extensive flooding in Wilderness National Park and the surrounding residential areas in Wilderness and Sedgefield.
South African National Parks (SANParks) is to simultaneously introduce a new daily conservation fee for all its parks and launch a unique loyalty card system in a bid to meet critical conservation objectives and encourage increased visits to parks.
More than 50 schoolgirls from neighbouring communities visited the Kruger National Park as part of the “Take a girl child to work project” today (Thursday, May 8, 2003).
Rangers in the two million hectare Kruger National Park received R250 000-worth of desperately needed equipment last week
THE South African National Parks (SANParks) today announced the launch of a R45,3 million Poverty Relief Programme at Vhembe Dongola National Park near Musina in the Limpopo province.
The poverty relief programme funds were allocated for a number of reasons:
SANPARKS SUPPORTS BACK TO AFRICA IN RELOCATING AFRICA'S WILDLIFE FROM ZOOS
The SANParks Game Capture Team translocated five rare black rhinos to the Luagwa National Park in North East Zambia today.
Mr. Joseph Mathebula (52) a Game Ranger in the Kruger National Park survived an attack from a leopard, and killed the beast with an axe in the process of defending himself.
The fire which has been blazing in Karoo National Park outside Beaufort West since Saturday morning is having a minimal impact on guests.
The Kruger National Park (KNP) officially opened an information office at Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport (KMIA) today
Twenty-two grade 10 pupils from Khudu High School in Phalaborwa will learn all about water conservation in the Kruger National Park this weekend.
Thanks to a R10 million poverty relief grant from the Department of Environmental Affairs and Tourism (DEAT), the Kruger National Park can not only help address its critical staff accommodation shortage but also help to alleviate poverty in the adjacent community.
New speed measuring equipment has made speeding in the Kruger National Park a hazard to your bank balance.
Media Release: SANParks receives Top Award for enabling people with disabilities to access the natural environment
South African National Parks was honoured at the 2003 Rob Filmer Awards. The awards are hosted annually by Eco-Access, the country’s lede environmental/disability organisation, and were held at the Sandton Convention Centre on World Environment Day in June 2003. Tourism Director Glenn Phillips accepted the award on behalf of SANParks. Chris Patton also received a special achievement award for his contribution to getting people with disabilities into the parks.
THE wheelchair-friendly boardwalk at the Boulders penguin colony near Simon's Town has helped earn the Cape Peninsula National Park and SANParks a national award for providing access to people with disabilities.
Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park - Fact sheet:
The Kruger National Park Game Capture Team is gearing up for another huge animal translocation programme as part of the Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park initiative.
Skukuza Primary School now boasts a brand new bus thanks to a generous sponsorship.
The Board of South African National Parks at its meeting yesterday considered and accepted the decision of its Chief Executive, Mavuso Msimang to leave SANParks later in the year, to pursue other interests.
Last night a fire raced through the rhino bomas at the Addo Elephant National Park, burning them to the ground and causing R1 million rands worth of damage.
A family group of seven elephants were translocated from the Kruger National Park to the Limpopo National Park in Mozambique yesterday.
TWO apartheid-era statues in the Kruger National Park (KNP) have been identified for removal by South African National Parks (SANParks) management in line with the government’s policy on the removal of Apartheid monuments in the country.
South African National Parks (SANParks) Chief Executive, Mavuso Msimang, announced today that the Paul Kruger statue and the three busts will not be removed on Wednesday as had been earlier indicated.
The Park Manger of Namaqua National Park, Matthew Norval announced today that the scarcity of rain and change in weather patterns in the Namaqualand area may have a negative effect on this year's floral display at the national park.
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