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Kruger National Park
Prominent horticulturalist, author and indigenous plant expert, Geoff Nichols, was on hand in Skukuza to help various SANParks staff with general botanical issues. Based in Durban, KZN, Geoff is an expert consultant on various plant related topics ranging from vegetation assessment to site rehabilitation, with an indigenous nursery in Westville, KZN called Fig Tree Indigenous Nursery.
The R1.5-million upgrade to the Skukuza Game Capture Bomas was officially recognised today (Tuesday November 28, 2006) by the Kruger National Park’s Executive Director, Dr Bandile Mkhize...
By: Izak Smit (Research Manager: GIS & Remote Sensing)
A view from above might help answer questions on the ground. In order to manage Kruger National Park effectively and to understand how actions like artificial surface water provision, management fires and animal numbers influence the system, effective and well-designed monitoring programmes are crucial...
This year, the ladies showed the way at the Southern African Wildlife College graduation with Esther Sibanda from Zimbabwe the proud recipient of the best Certificate student prize and Belinda Haaketa from Zambia the best student in the Diploma class.
Total SA received a KNP Executive Director’s Special Merit Award for its continued support in the KNP over time. TOTAL South Africa General Manager for Retail, Craig Lourens, received the award on behalf of TOTAL at the annual Kruger Park Awards function held at Skukuza on Friday 17 November.
What makes the world famous Kruger National Park special? The park’s media relations officer Raymond Travers tries to answer this question as he shows the different attractions that have made this “palette of Eden” the yearly quest of more than a million visitors per year.
After the very successful Club Championships of 2006, the time has come to start planning for our next Championship Competition in 2007...
For the eighth year in a row, the Kruger National Park (KNP) presented achievement awards to its top camps, gates, ranger stations, departments, regions and staff at the 2006 KNP Achievement Awards function in Skukuza tonight (Friday November 17, 2006).
The very first guests to stay at Tsendze arrived on the 2 November, one day after the camp openned. In just two weeks since then, Tsendze has all the makings of a Kruger Classic, as the conversations taking place about this camp on the SANParks forums illustrate.
Environmental consultant Butch Rossouw reports that there have been no appeals reported in the environmental impact process for the creation of a new Orpen Gate, leaving the road clear for construction to start...
Nine senior officials from the Kruger National Park (KNP) Technical Services Department recently completed their National Qualifications Framework (NQF) level five and level seven diploma courses and were presented with their certificates last week...
Response Letter to the Saturday Star, November 2006: Elephant corridors seem to be “flavour of the month” currently, mainly due to Prof. Rudi van Aarde’s position and his frequent pushing of this point in the respective media. Elephant corridors are, however, still only a theoretical or potential management option and are as yet completely untested in practice. Nowhere has a successful elephant corridor yet been created...,
The Kruger National Park's (KNP) Executive Director, Dr Bandile Mkhize was presented with a R100 000 cheque from Thubelisha Homes as the first instalment of a three-year donation to the park'ss Cybertracker Programme...
On behalf of SANParks and the e-commerce team we'd like to say a big THANK YOU to everyone who supported the latest SANParks forum fundraising initiative!! We hope it’s the first of many and look forward to many more projects like this in the future.
The Honorary Rangers of the Counter Poaching & Ranger Support Services Unit of South African National Parks, invite you to join us for an extended weekend of music near Letaba, a beautifully shaded camp in the Kruger Park, from 9th May, departing on 13th May 2007
Lower Sabie is a very old camp originally built in the 1930's. It has a special place in many people's hearts. The infrastructure is however old and desperately needs upgrading. This development is vital to ensure that we give our guests value for money but do not destroy the ambiance of the camp...
The annual Syngenta conference with the theme ‘Power of the Pack’ was recently held at the Mopani Restcamp in the Kruger National Park.
A group of the top tour operators were given a sneak preview of the Kruger National Park’s newest overnight facility, the Tsendze Rustic Campsite today (Thursday October 19, 2006)...
The Treehouse research programme held their fourth annual workshop in Skukuza recently with great success. Participants were from Southern Africa and the United States of America who are passionately involved in research into People and Conservation issues affecting biodiversity conservation and sustainable livelihoods...
It was in June 2006, when a young ambitious man arrived in Kruger and within a short space of time; he had transformed the KNP’s Bus and Truck Drivers into confident champions who walk with their heads high.
Niel Preston shares his impressions of a guided walk in the KNP..."Even though I am aware that one has to be constantly alert to the possibility of danger, the sense of peace and the stillness continue to evoke feelings that are difficult to define. It is as though something from deep inside me is trying to connect with this place. Is it a vague attempt at a re-connection with the vast universal soul, perhaps the mind of Gaia, or memories of countless lives lived before the noise and the crowds of civilization broke that connection"...
Kruger National Park (KNP) Rangers have another powerful ally in the fight against poaching and illegal movement of wildlife products, this time with four legs...
South African National Parks (SANParks) will auction 40 animals this Saturday (October 14, 2006) in Pretoria...
Orpen Entrance Gate in the Kruger National Park (KNP) was robbed early this morning by eight armed men.
There was an attempted robbery at Numbi Entrance Gate in the Southern area of the Kruger National Park last night. It is believed that suspects attempted to open the safe, but they failed and no cash or valuables were taken, other than a few souvenir DVDs and ice creams.
History is full of stories about epic journeys, literal and metaphoric. Think Marco Polo, think Tenzing Norgay and Sir Ed, think Nelson Mandela. And there are a fair number of epic elephants around too-think Dumbo, Ganesh…the Magnificent 7.There are even stories about epic journeys that involve elephants...
The Executive Director of the Kruger National Park, Dr Bandile Mkhize urged people of all cultures to learn more about the KNP at the Cultural Heritage Day Celebration in Skukuza today (Saturday September 23, 2006).
Berg en Dal Rest Camp Reception in the Kruger National Park will temporarily move from its present location to the Restaurant complex from now until November 12, 2006 while the Reception Building is closed for upgrading work...