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Re: What ARE these VHRs up to???!!!

Unread postby Porridge » Wed Jun 26, 2013 2:38 pm

And Andre, and Louis, and so many more :)
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Re: What ARE these VHRs up to???!!!

Unread postby Meandering Mouse » Wed Jun 26, 2013 3:52 pm

Back from a very special day.

Really got me thinking of them Rhinos.

We have many heros protecting our heritage.
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Re: What ARE these VHRs up to???!!!

Unread postby Stark » Wed Jun 26, 2013 6:42 pm

Fundraising and education?
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Re: What ARE these VHRs up to???!!!

Unread postby DinkyBird » Wed Jun 26, 2013 6:54 pm

There will be a formal statement issued on the happenings of today. In a nutshell, the HRs and SANParks did some very important education and networking. And the VHRs were involved.

There are already some photos up on a facebook page - The Success Academy.

Here is the link if you wish to go and have a look there. http://www.facebook.com/TheSuccessAcademy?fref=ts
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Re: What ARE these VHRs up to???!!!

Unread postby Stark » Wed Jun 26, 2013 7:02 pm

Very cool. The HR's do so much good for SANParks. Mrs. Stark and I lost count of how many improvements and initiatives we saw in KNP that were a direct result of HR hard work, and in-the-park work is only a part of it. Nice job, volunteers.
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Re: What ARE these VHRs up to???!!!

Unread postby MarkusF » Wed Jun 26, 2013 7:03 pm

Well done all involved! :clap: :clap:

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Re: What ARE these VHRs up to???!!!

Unread postby Baffers » Wed Jun 26, 2013 9:01 pm

Hi guys

After a long but very successful day we can report that we met up with some very special folks today.
We also me a very special girl named Alyssa

Have a look here at what she has done http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uGZ1wHF8KM4

Absolutely fabulous stuff.

Will give more feedback as the week goes along.
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Re: What ARE these VHRs up to???!!!

Unread postby hilda » Thu Jun 27, 2013 6:05 am

Alyssa is a very special little girl! :gflower:

Thank you to all involved for all the hard work that we are not always even aware of! :clap: :clap:

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Re: What ARE these VHRs up to???!!!

Unread postby lion queen » Thu Jun 27, 2013 7:33 am

Absolutely precious........ :clap: :clap: :clap:

Great work done by all........thank you so very much............. :gflower: :gflower:
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Re: What ARE these VHRs up to???!!!

Unread postby Philip1 » Thu Jun 27, 2013 8:41 am

:hands: Thank you all for a GREAT Job. Well done. (Even the little six year old "Lady". :gflower: ) :thanx:
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Re: What ARE these VHRs up to???!!!

Unread postby Carol g » Sat Jun 29, 2013 10:04 am

Just moving this topic up to answer a question on the GGGG thread
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Re: What ARE these VHRs up to???!!!

Unread postby bert » Sat Jun 29, 2013 10:27 am

Well done guys and girl

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Re: What ARE these VHRs up to???!!!

Unread postby Meandering Mouse » Tue Jul 02, 2013 8:18 am

Just a bit of reflection on our little excursion.

It was very sobering to talk to people who are involved in the anti-rhino poaching movement. There really is a war out there and every effort is needed. No effort is too small.

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I also became aware of the importance of a credible movement that can be trusted to use the funds wisely. One very passionate gentleman came to ask questions and became very aware of a level of mistrust that funds might go into the wrong direction.

I would like to say that the Honorary Rangers give every cent to what is needed. Because it is a volunteer organisation, there are no costly admin fees.

I saw someone dressed in a "field guides uniform" on the very day I went to Centurion. He was clearly an imposter taking advantage of the kindness of people. Do be aware that the money is needed, but also be cautious.

The Honorary Rangers movement is audited and has been going for decades. It has built up goodwill and understands the needs of the anti-poaching people on the ground. Many HR's have spent time assisting in every way possible.
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Re: What ARE these VHRs up to???!!!

Unread postby hilda » Wed Jul 03, 2013 5:51 am

The HRs are doing WONDERFUL work, not only in the anti-poaching campaign, but in various other areas as well! :clap: :clap:

The only way we can thank them, is to support them when and wherever we can! :thumbs_up:

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Re: What ARE these VHRs up to???!!!

Unread postby RickLouw » Wed Jul 17, 2013 10:13 am

I'm not quite sure where to start ....
I work for a large international water engineering company and we are VERY KEEN to get involved in the drive against Rhino Poaching. We have a lot of reduntant and obsolete water pumps - particularly borehole pumps and I'm sure there is a way we can put these to good use somehow... and somehow benefitting our beloved Rhinos. Please let me know how we can get involved. thanks! RICK


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