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Media Release: One Land Love It Expedition reaches second last Park

10 February 2016

As the One Land Love It Expedition inches ever closer to its final destination, more and more of cyclist Wayne Bolton’s friends and family are joining him on his epic adventure.  His nephew, Kyle Bolton, joined in on the cycle from Camdeboo to Mountain Zebra National Park (MZNP) on 8 February 2016.  Wayne’s good friends, Andrew Stewart and Dave Pattle, had already teamed up with him at Karoo National Park last week. And, just as they turned onto the gravel road leading into the Park, another of his nephews, Tim Bolton, jogged in as an escort ahead of them.

Media Release: Another tragic accident on Table Mountain National Park

09 February 2016

The management of Table Mountain National Park wishes to express their sincere condolences to the family of the young man who fell to 30 metres on Lion’s head on Friday evening. Unfortunately the 26 year old from Paarl died of his injuries before he could be rescued.

Media Release: One Land Love It Expedition enters final region

08 February 2016

The SANParks Honorary Ranger cycling 6 000kms over 80 days to raise awareness and funds for conservation, Wayne Bolton (49), has reached the 16th of all 19 national parks along his journey.  He arrived, along with two police escorts and winged by two rangers, to Karoo National Park outside Beaufort West in the sweltering midday sun on the 4th of February 2016.

Media Release: One Land Love It Expedition reaches Camdeboo National Park

08 February 2016

Camdeboo National Park manager, Nick de Goede, and one of his rangers, Lungile Kulu, took to their bicycles this morning to ride into the park with the One Land Love It Expedition.  Expedition leader, a SANParks Honorary Ranger - Wayne Bolton, was joined on the last stretch of his journey by friends Andrew Stewart and Dave Pattle, in Karoo National Park.

SANParks Honorary Rangers invites you to a Sunset Serenade

08 February 2016

The Conservation Services Unit of the SANParks Honorary Rangers invites you to an extended weekend of music performed by a sextet of classical musicians at Mopani Rest Camp in Kruger National Park on 11 -15 May and 8 - 12 June 2016.

Richtersveld under new management

05 February 2016

There is  a new face that will be greeting you the next time you visit the |Ai-|Ais/Richtersveld Transfrontier Park. In December 2015 a new manager took over the driver seat from Nick de Goede after the latter was transferred to Camdeboo National Park in the Graaff-Reinett area.

Media Release: Addo's hottest day on record

02 February 2016

The official maximum temperature for Addo Elephant National Park yesterday (01 February 2016) reached an all-time record, since measurements started in 2005.

Media Release: Body found on Table Mountain

02 February 2016

1 February 2016 - The Management of Table Mountain National Park (TMNP) wishes to express their sincere condolences to the family of the deceased male that was found near Breakfast Rock on the popular Kasteelspoort hiking route above Camps Bay yesterday morning.  Details of the identity of the man are being withheld until next of kin have been informed of the tragedy. 

Media Release: Wayne Bolton's visit 2 days before World Wetlands Day

01 February 2016

Wayne Bolton who plans to cycle 6,000 kilometers to 19 National Parks around the country began his expedition on the 28th November 2015. His expedition "One land, love it" has promised to strengthen ranger corps efforts against the plight of rhino poaching. So says Bolton "we will contribute much needed anti-poaching equipment to the men and women on the ground - rangers who risk their lives to protect our wildlife".

Media Release: Long service awards for Camdeboo National Park staff

28 January 2016

Dedication and hard work were honoured in Camdeboo National Park recently with the awarding of long service awards to a number of staff members:  Gert Visagie (25 years), Kotie Kane (30 years), Gcobani Blouw (5 years), Zola Magxa (20 years) and Booi Smith (5 years).   Park Manager, Nic De Goede, handed the certificates over to his staff members and congratulated and thanked them for their continued dedication to conservation and tourism.  

Media Release: Limpopo River in Mapungubwe flows again

18 January 2016

From 15 - 16 January 2016 the northern parts of the country experienced heavy and extended rainfall that broke the extended heat-wave and dry spell that have been persistent in the area and the rest of the country over the past weeks.

Media Release: Field Ranger succumbs to injuries after accidental shooting

14 January 2016

South African National Parks (SANParks) today announced the tragic passing away of a field ranger in the world famous Kruger National Park. Whilst on active anti-poaching patrol, the field ranger was accidentally shot by a colleague after they were charged by a lone buffalo bull at a very short distance in the Malelane section.

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