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Burpees for Conservation

#BurpeesForConservation is all the rage at the moment. EcoTraining students have jumped on the trend and are raising their heart-rates in an effort to raise awareness and funds for conservation.

Life After Field Guide Training

With your training complete where will you go next? If you are not going to be working in the bush, is the training even worth it? We think it is, and here is why.


Ask any birder to name the three best bird-watching destinations in South Africa and Pafuri will come up close to, if not at the top spot. The diversities of habitats range from two large rivers (Limpopo and Levuvhu) with the adjacent riparian forests, floodplains, ephemeral pans, mountains and woodland, each with a unique suite of plant life houses incredible numbers and species of birds.

Learn About Butterflies Day

It would be impossible to learn everything about butterflies in one day but let’s start by exploring some of the practical reasons for being so pretty. Victoria dive into the ornate nature of butterfly colouration and we discover that a butterfly is so much more than beauty and grace.

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#FloraChallenge this week.
Can you tell us what plant this is?
A few tips: It is a good source of water and has a wide range of medicinal uses! You can find this plant at #Pridelands.

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This week #EcoTraining is bringing you #BUSHHACKS!
Let's add some flavour whilst being out in the Bush.

So, here you go...
Salt and pepper directly from the bush!

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