During a joint operation between South African National Parks (SANParks) marine rangers from Addo Elephant National Park and Marine & Coastal Management, a male suspect was arrested after being found in possession of abalone on Wednesday night, 10 March 2010.
Addo, Eastern Cape: Today the Minister of Rural Development, Gugile Nkwinti, officially launched the Mayibuye Compost Project, a community venture aimed at providing employment to local people and enhancing the natural environment while producing top quality organic compost.
South African National Parks (SANParks) marine rangers from the Addo Elephant National Park arrested four divers and a skipper today for diving and fishing illegally in the Bird Island Marine Protected Area.
South African National Parks (SANParks) marine rangers from the Addo Elephant National Park apprehended four suspects last night and a further two suspects this morning for diving illegally in the Bird Island Marine Protected Area.
Addo Elephant National Parkâ€™s Hop-on Guides have received a boost with a donation of two pairs of binoculars from Mr. John Walton of the United Kingdom.
The only 100-Mile Trail Run in the country was hosted in Addo Elephant National Park in the Eastern Cape today and yesterday. Designed to test trail runners both mentally and physically, the trail tracks the mountains and valleys of the Park. Runners are challenged to run primarily on tracks within the park itself as well as some stretches of gravel roads.
In a collaborative effort between the Port Elizabeth College, the Mining Qualifications Authority, PPC and the Sundays River Valley Municipality (SRVM), 40 creative young people are being trained in indigenous jewellery design in the Addo Elephant National Park.
Today (Tuesday, 25 February, 2008) the Chief Executives of South African National Parks (SANParks) and Eastern Cape Parks signified their commitment to collaborate on conservation and tourism issues in a Technical Cooperation Agreement.
On the eve of the closure of the wild abalone commercial fishery and the implementation of the diving ban, sixteen people involved in illegal diving in the Bird Island Marine Protected Area (MPA) were arrested yesterday, Wednesday 30 January, during collaborative compliance efforts between officials from the South African National Parks (SANParks) and the Department of Environmental Affairs and Tourism’s (DEAT) marine and coastal management division.
The Honorary Rangers of the Addo Elephant National Park are organising their 3rd annual golf day on 6 June 2008 at Humewood Golf Club in Port Elizabeth. All funds raised will assist towards the further improvement of facilities and conservation support work at the Addo Elephant National Park, the prime tourism destination in the Eastern Cape.