One thing to keep in mind is that South African summers can get very hot. How hot you might ask? It’s not unusual for it to get as high as the mid 30 degrees to low 40 degrees Celsius. If you are not used to or have not been exposed to these extreme temperatures, you might wonder how you will ever survive this scorching heat.
A lesson about hard work and teamwork
Here are some great camping tips on how to keep warm in the chilly South African winter
Our EcoTraining unfenced bush camps are located in remote areas of beautiful concessions and game reserves. As such, our instructors and students are fortunate enough to experience frequent encounters with elephants, whether it be in camp or out in the wild.
FGASA (Field Guide Association of Southern Africa) and EcoTraining will help you plan your guiding career by sharing an overview of the various types of guiding and options available to you.
To run a Wilderness Photography course, you have to find a location that offers a diverse selection of shooting opportunities. The Makuleke concession in the Norther Kruger Park is one of those special locations and it just proved perfect for the first photography course for 2018.
“There are 500 times more pieces of microplastic in the sea than there are stars in our galaxy and by 2050 it is estimated there will be more plastic than fish” ~ Ian Johnston: Environment Correspondent in an article for the Independent.
If bioturbation did not occur, plant growth would be severely reduced, thus negatively impacting the overall productivity of the planet. We owe a great deal to all these industrious animals for the preservation of our planet.
It happens once a year, why not make it an educational lifetime experience?
Opportunities can be found in the strangest places, Anika found hers in between the pages of a research paper which was EcoTraining. She fell in love with the idea of becoming a field guide and imparting knowledge about the plight of animals and nature around the world.
Since Laura was a little girl she dreamt of becoming a Field Guide. This is exactly what she decided to do as part of her Gap Year experience after graduating from High School in Switzerland.
“The reality is that these instinctive influences would have been a part of daily, world-wide, human survival in pre-historic times and in fact remain vital to some indigenous populations today.”
The Baobab tree is more than what meets the eye. It holds fascinating secrets very little people know of. Read more to discover the many interesting facts about a Baobab tree.
When Tayla was 13 years old, her family left South Africa and immigrated to Belgium. Tayla’s passion for nature never faded and now she is back in South Africa to pursue her dream of becoming a Conservationist.
As a highly qualified Lawyer in India and New York, Priyanka just wasn’t satisfied with her life. Her desire for fresh air led her to take a sabbatical, away from the everyday hustle and bustle of the city and enroll in a Field Guiding Course with EcoTraining.