A joint operational team consisting of Kruger National Park (KNP) Rangers, Environmental Crime Investigation Unit (ECI) and South African National Defence Force (SANDF) arrested three suspected rhino poachers today, June 30, 2011 in the Houtboschrand ranger section of the KNP near the Olifants River.
Two rhino poachers were arrested in the Kruger National Park (KNP) by a combined SANParks, SANDF and SAPS operation on Friday the 3rd June, 2011, shortly after 2 white rhino were shot and killed and their horns removed in the Nwanedsi area of the KNP.
South African National Parks (SANParks) CEO Dr David Mabunda responds to an article published in the Beeld, dated 10 May 2011.
A joint operational team consisting of Kruger National Park (KNP) Rangers and South African National Defence Force (SANDF) came into contact with three suspected poachers yesterday afternoon, 18 May 2011. A shoot-out ensued which led to all suspects being fatally wounded.
In a gesture of goodwill, the Germiston’s Rotaract Club presented the Kruger National Park's (KNP's) Managing Executive, Abe Sibiya with a consignment of 15 wheel chairs on Friday, May 6, 2011.
Day Visitors to the Kruger National Park (KNP) are encouraged to take note of gate quotas which will strictly be enforced, when planning their visit to the park during this coming Easter weekend which starts on Thursday, 21 to Monday, 25 April 2011.
The majority of tourists who visited the Kruger National Park (KNP) during the recent Easter holidays responded positively towards the alcohol ban regulation which the park introduced.
South African National Parks (SANParks) has announced in a statement on Sunday, 24 April 2011 that while on patrols in the various parts of the Kruger National Park (KNP) on Saturday, 23 April 2011 the SANParks rangers and members of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF), came across two groups of suspected poachers.
The Kruger National Park's (KNP's) Managing Executive, Abe Sibiya presented tour guides from the local communities with four open safari vehicles (OSV) yesterday (Wednesday, April 13, 2011).
It all started with a call on the forum by BunnyHugger (a forumite) in November 2009. Many forumites responded and the decision was made to camp-out and clean-up during Easter weekend (21-24 April 2011). Yes, you must plan ahead.
The Board of South African National Parks (SANParks) confirmed yesterday, at its quarterly meeting held at Groenkloof, that it still stands by the decision to develop two safari hotel type tourism facilities in the Kruger National Park (KNP).
The recently introduced alcohol ban for day visitors in the Kruger National Park (KNP) which got-off-the-ground this past long weekend (March 18-21, 2011), is hailed by management as a great success.
Day visitors to the Kruger National Park will no longer be allowed to bring or consume alcohol in public areas such as parking lots, picnic sites, wildlife viewing areas or roads, gates and all other areas designated as public as from Friday 18 March 2011.
Media Release: No proof that hotels cause environmental degradation in national parks - SANParks CEO
Skukuza: Following media reports that hotel establishments in the Kruger National Park (KNP) will bring the end to the character of national parks and sense of place, the South African National Parks (SANParks), Chief Executive Officer, Dr David Mabunda challenged the validity of these claims.
The Kruger National Park’s (KNP’s) Head of People and Conservation, Helen Mmethi presented on behalf of Management, the Sports Coordinator, Annah Milazi of Alexandria Lower Primary School with a complete soccer kit for school children on Wednesday February 16, 2011.
The Chief Executive Officer of South African National Parks (SANParks), Dr David Mabunda, announced at Pretoria today, 07 February 2011, that during the evening of 6th February 2011, park rangers operating in the Stolsnek Section of the Kruger National Park made contact with a group of at least five armed suspected poachers in the park.
The S3 Road (gravel road towards Kruger Gate) in the Kruger National Park (KNP) is temporarily closed until further notice. Maintenance work will be done from the S3 road to the S3/S1 junction.
The office of SANParks, Chief Executive, Dr David Mabunda has been inundated with scores of reports on the bad behavior of tourists, mainly day visitors, in the Kruger National Park (KNP) over the festive season. While this is not a new phenomenon the scale at which these incidents are growing has reached intolerable levels.
Following an alleged racism incident between visitors in the iconic Kruger National Park (KNP) during the festive season, South African National Parks (SANParks) – the countries body charged with the management of national parks including the KNP strongly condemns the incident and promise to leave no stone unturned in dealing with the matter.
Christmas is at hand and Day Visitors to the Kruger National Park (KNP) are encouraged to be aware of gate quotas when planning their visit.
Kruger National Park (KNP) will, as a pilot project, introduce the mopani worm harvesting in the Nxanatseni (northern) Region of the park between Punda Maria and Phalaborwa areas from 15 to 28 December 2010.
The Kruger National Park's (KNP’s) Managing Executive, Abe Sibiya today (Thursday, December 9, 2010) at Skukuza officially received a cash donation of R105 000 00 from Jacaranda RMFM which is intended to assist the KNP with its fight against rhino poaching and the conservation thereof.
Kruger National Park (KNP) traffic officers received new speed cameras recently to assist them to clamp down on rule breakers. The new equipment, which came at the right time, will be in full force during the 2010 December festive season when the volume of visitors to the Park will be high.
Kruger National Park (KNP) - To promote a better understanding of indigenous trees and the role they play in people’s surroundings, the Skukuza Nursery started an initiative called “A Can for Conservation” during this year’s Arbour Week (1 – 7 September 2010).
South African National Parks (SANParks) announced today that while on patrol in the early evening of 21 November 2010 rangers from the Kruger National Park (KNP) fatally wounded a suspected poacher inside the park.
During the afternoon of 14th October 2010, rangers in the Kruger National Park (KNP) deployed in the Crocodile Bridge section of the KNP engaged a group of at least three (3) suspected rhino poachers shortly after they entered the park from Mozambique.Displaying 271 to 300 (of 724)