For quite a long time the Marakele Honorary Rangers (HRs) have envisaged a bird hide at a watering point where they had previously – in anticipation of the bird hide being erected - planted reeds and water lilies in order to attract birds, insects, mammals and reptiles. The time has now arrived...
The 18th of April marks a major highlight in the Northern Region’s Events Calendar. Since it’s inception last year, the regional awards function has grown from strength to strength and staff are encourgaed to excel and take pride in their work
On Tuesday, 6 November 2007, a pack of 18 African Wild Dogs was translocated from Marakele National Park (South Africa) to the Northern Tuli Game Reserve (NTGR, Botswana). The pack, which was donated by South African National Parks (SANParks), was transported to Botswana by road using Land Rover vehicles which were provided as part of Land Rover’s ongoing commitment to Wild Dog conservation.
The Reach-For-A-Dream Foundation, an organisation that has brought hope and healing to countless young South Africans, believes strongly in the power of dreams. It encourages children to use their dreams to fight life-threatening illnesses.
If you know of individuals or organisations who are making a significant contribution to conservation in South Africa, please read more about the SANParks Kudu Awards, download the Award Categories and fill in a nomination form...
There is a lush and vibrant waterhole in the Kwaggasvlakte section of Marakele National Park. The area is characterized by sweet-veld, acacia thornveld and combretum woodland. The rich habitat diversity within a small area attracts plentiful wildlife. It’s hard to believe that there is no natural, permanent water supply to the area...