The Kruger National Park's (KNP's) Rangers and SANParks’ Environmental Crime Investigation Unit (ECI) arrested two suspected rhino poachers in the Pretoriuskop section of the Kruger National Park yesterday (13 December 2009).
Kruger National Park's three rest camps i.e. Skukuza, Pretoriuskop and Berg en Dal; which are found in the Marula region (southern part) of the park will serve as one of the MATCH Ville for the 2010 Soccer World Cup visitors (there are six chosen in South Africa).
The Crocodile Bridge Entrance Gate in the Kruger National Park is now open for tourists. The low water bridge over the Crocodile River is no longer flooded; it is now safe for vehicles to pass through.
The Kruger National Park (KNP) Rangers and the SANParks Environmental Crimes Investigations (ECI) units yesterday installed high technology invisible tracking devices to some of the Kruger rhinos based at Malelane and Stolznek areas.
The Crocodile Bridge Entrance Gate at the Kruger National Park (KNP) is currently closed due to the overflowing of the low water bridge over the Crocodile River after heavy rains in the past few days.
The Kruger National Park’s (KNP) Protection Services Department which deals with the traffic and security issues in the park did not waste time on November 11, 2009 when they busted a cigarette smuggler who was driving a vehicle in the park that was carrying loads of counterfeit cigarettes.
Today, 23 September 2009, the Board of South African National Parks (SANParks) unanimously approved the appointment of Mr Velaphi Abraham Sibiya (known as Abe) as the Managing Executive of Kruger National Park (KNP) on the recommendation of the Chief Executive, Dr David Mabunda.
Senior citizens, school pupils, taxi drivers and sports clubs are just some of the communities that the Kruger National Park (KNP) will be reaching out too during SANParks Week this week (Monday September 14 until Saturday September 19, 2009).
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.
Have you checked out the SANParks blog recently – well it is the most “happening place to be” to follow the journey of our avid blogger Martie Goddard who is spending a year in the Kruger National Park (KNP).
Media Release: Proposed Malelane “Hotel” in Kruger National Park set to have less environmental impact than rest camps
South African National Parks (SANParks) has called for proposals in respect of Public Private Partnership projects for the proposed Malelane Hotel development close to the Malelane gate in the Kruger National Park (KNP).
In line with SANParks’ Strategic Plan for Commercialisation, SANParks intends to form a Public Private Partnership (PPP) in which it gives a selected private party the right to the use of the Malelane Hotel Development.
The speed point at the Berg-en-Dal filling station in the Kruger National Park (KNP) has been fixed and is now in working order. Sometime last week, tourists were urged to carry cash as the speed point was damaged.
Kruger National Park (KNP) management will implement its management fire policy early this year because of the good rainfall. This is necessary to continue the KNP’s commitment to sound conservation principles and area management.
The Kruger National Park (KNP) will host scientists and researchers from around the world at the 7th Annual Savanna Science Network Meeting which will take place from 19 – 24 April 2009 in the Gold Fields Auditorium in Skukuza.
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.