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Media Release: iKapa Honorary Rangers receive prestigious Kudu Award

Date: 2009-07-10

At a glittering ceremony held at Gallagher Estate in Midrand, iKapa Honorary Rangers Chairperson Sue Smith accepted the prestigious Kudu Award for Honorary Rangers Project of the Year presented by SANParks CEO Dr David Mabunda.

Wild About Soccer goes to Marakele

Date: 2009-07-09

Wild About Soccer, Dreamfields partnership with South African National Parks (SANParks), has been extended to the Marakele National Park in Limpopo Province – thanks to the generous support of Edcon.

West Rand Honorary Rangers hosts beginners birding course

Date: 2009-07-06

The 2009 “Beginners Birding Course” hosted by the West Rand Honorary Rangers will be held in Letaba Camp, Kruger National Park from Thursday 19 November to Sunday 22 November 2009.

Honorary Rangers' Sunset Serenade celebrates 10 years

Date: 2009-06-30

The Counter Poaching and Ranger Support Services National Project of the SANParks Honorary Rangers celebrated the 10th anniversary of this special and popular event at Letaba in the Kruger National Park from 17 to 21 June 2009.

Media Release: Call and cast your vote for Table Mountain

Date: 2009-06-23

Now you can vote for Table Mountain in the New 7 Wonders of Nature race by picking up the telephone, as well as casting your vote online.

Media Release: Crocodile deaths continue in the Olifants River

Date: 2009-06-22

Kruger National Park (KNP) researchers and rangers call for more collaborative efforts to ensure that South African rivers are clear of pollution as more crocodile carcasses are discovered in the Olifants River.

Highveld Region HRs clean historical heritage plaques

Date: 2009-06-19

The Honorary Rangers of the Highveld Region recently undertook the project of cleaning the historical heritage plaques throughout the Kruger National Park (KNP).

Dates have been set for West Rand HR Annual Birding Weekend in 2010

Date: 2009-06-11

West Rand Honorary Rangers are pleased to announce that the dates have been set for the 12th Annual Birding Weekend to be held in 2010.

West Rand HR presents a Photographic Safari in Mapungubwe

Date: 2009-06-11

Join the West Rand Honorary Rangers (HR) for an exciting photographic safari weekend in Mapungubwe from 18 to 20 September 2009.

2009 Wild About Soccer programme kicks off at Golden Gate

Date: 2009-06-10

The 2009 programme of Wild About Soccer– a partnership between SANParks and the Dreamfields Project – got underway on Saturday June 6th with a tournament at the Golden Gate Highlands National Park.

Media Release: Bookings open for Addo Birding Weekend

Date: 2009-06-09

Avid birders should hurry to make their bookings for the Sasol Addo Birding Weekend which will be held in Addo Elephant National Park from 23 to 25 October 2009.

Media Release: New 4x4 Eco-Trails open at Karoo National Park

Date: 2009-06-02

Two new 4x4 eco-trails have opened at the Karoo National Park near Beaufort West.

Media Release: Twenty-eight penguin chicks hatch in nest boxes at Boulders

Date: 2009-06-01

A total of 28 penguin chicks hatch in nest boxes at Boulders - exciting kids who care about conservation.

Johannesburg HR to host fun Golf Day

Date: 2009-06-01

The Johannesburg Honorary Rangers (HR) will be hosting a fun-filled Golf Day on 16 September 2009 at the West Course, Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club.

Game capture operations at Mokala National Park

Date: 2009-05-18

Tourists are urged to be aware that there will be a major game capture operation taking place between Monday the 25th and Friday, the 29th of May 2009 at Mokala National Park.

Media Release: Thirty-five arrested and 2 258 abalone seized at Cape Point

Date: 2009-05-14

A routine anti-poaching operation by the joint team of Table Mountain National Park, the SAPS, SANParks Environmental Crime Investigations and Marine Coastal Management (MCM) led to the arrest of 35 suspected poachers and the seizure of 2 200 abalone at Cape Point.

Mountain Zebra National Park lends a helping hand

Date: 2009-05-13

The Mountain Zebra National Park, in collaboration with the Working for Water Project, donated some much needed manpower to help at the Cradock Hospice during April and May this year.

Dreamfields Project bearing fruits

Date: 2009-04-30

The seeds of soccer dreams planted by the Dreamfields Project are starting to bear beautiful fruit.

Junior Rangers and facilitators visit WESSA in Howick

Date: 2009-04-23

Three facilitators and 41 young people of the Junior Ranger Group at Qhilika High School in Durban visited the Wildlife and Environment Society of South Africa (WESSA) Conservation Education Centre at Umgeni Valley in Howick during 6 to 8 April.

Fishing experience in Kruger

Date: 2009-04-20

On 28 March 2009, history in the small was made in the Kruger National Park (KNP). The Honorary Rangers of the Bushveld region hosted a fishing competition at the Reënvoël Dam in the Nxanatseni South Region of the Park.

BP Southern Africa donation boosts the TMNP’s fire fighting capacity

Date: 2009-04-15

BP Southern Africa, part of the global petroleum company, donated a Bulk Water Tanker to Table Mountain National Park (TMNP).

HR members meet with KNP management

Date: 2009-03-09

On 3 March 2009, the members of the Management Committee of Kruger National Park (KNP) met with members of the Honorary Rangers (HR)to discuss several issues.

KZN Junior Rangers' activities for the first quarter of 2009

Date: 2009-03-09

The activities of the KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) Junior Rangers (JR) for the first quarter of the 2009 involved facilitator training and a portfolio workshop.

Junior Rangers visit the KZN HRs

Date: 2009-03-09

The KwaZulu-Natal Region's Honorary Rangers first meeting of 2009 discussed the Junior Rangers’ work. A slide show entitled - “A Pictorial History of Junior Rangers (JRs) in KZN 2006 – 2009” was presented.

KZN HR and Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife partners in conservation

Date: 2009-03-06

This February Jan de Wet, the former KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) Honorary Rangers’ (HR) chairman, as well as Bob and Ellen Abel visited the head office of the Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife to award them with a certificate as Partners in Conservation.

KZN Honorary Rangers celebrate Arbor Day

Date: 2009-03-06

Last year Chris Beyleveld, one of the Honorary Ranger’s from the KwaZulu-Natal region embarked on an Arbor Day project after discussions and encouragement that the KZN HR needed to get involved.

Media Release: New Garden Route National Park established

Date: 2009-03-06

The Minister of Environmental Affairs and Tourism, Marthinus van Schalkwyk, declared the establishment of the new Garden Route National Park at an event in Knysna, which coincides, with the gazetting of the Park today.

HR hosts 17 Junior Rangers in KZN meeting

Date: 2009-03-05

At the Honorary Rangers meeting held on February 14, 2009 at the Kranzkloof Nature Reserve, Kloof (Durban), the KZN Honorary Rangers hosted 17 of the region's Junior Rangers (JR) and three facilitators.

KZN HR assisted in 2008 DET Career Expo in Durban

Date: 2009-03-04

The Honorary Rangers of KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) region received a request from SANParks in October last year to provide assistance at the Department of Education and Training (DET) career expo at the International Convention Centre (ICC) Durban during 14-17 October 2008.

Media Release: Public heed call to help conserve Red Data-listed African Penguin

Date: 2009-03-03

A total of 200 nest boxes were handed to Table Mountain National Park (TMNP) by iKapa Honorary Rangers, in partnership with Dyer Island Conversation Trust; a US-based Special Species Project and ordinary members of the public.

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