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Blog: From The Field

Summertime and the living is…not always easy

When I think about summer the text line “Summertime and the living is easy” from Ella Fitzgeralds immediately pops up in my head. We all know the feeling a beautiful summer can give us. Long sunny days, a relaxing vacation, good vibes, food, and music. You might get it already, a summer in the African bush looks a little bit different. Nevertheless, it is very special but also challenging in many ways.

Sleepout by Victoria Craddock

Have you ever wondered what activities become the stories you share for years to come? We cannot speak to all of them but we can share some insights into an epic EcoTraining right of passage, the sleepout event.

Waking up to a Giraffe

The sun has just started to rise, peeping its head above the horizon, and with it, the dawn chorus starts to sing. This sound gently stirs me from my sleep.

71 Year Old Apprentice Field Guide Shares Her Journey in the Bush with EcoTraining

At the age of 71, Clare Wilson enrolled in an EcoTraining Career Course, packed her bags, and headed north for the bush.

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In today's video, EcoTraining Instructor Richard Davis shows us what you can expect when doing the Advanced Rifle Handling and what the different exercises are about.

Let's take a look here: http://ow.ly/sQa950HvVRB

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Ezulwini - one of our favourite gentle giants to come across, and very much part of the landscape here. Video captured JP Le Roux.

Read more about this well-known and relaxed elephant bull? Catch our blog 'Sharing Air with Ezulwini' here: http://ow.ly/Ymyb50HvHmt

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Can you tell us what this beautiful bird is called?
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