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White-backed Night Heron (c) Nevil Lazarus

Fever Tree Wonderland

Experience Makuleke, and the Fever Tree Forest through fresh eyes. Jessica Watt recently visited our EcoTraining Makuleke Camp and has brought the Fever Tree Forest to life with her beautiful words.
Earth Hour 2020

Beyond the Bright Lights | Earth Hour 2020

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This year’s Earth Hour is especially symbolic and about so much more than just switching off our bright lights. If anything, it is pivotal that we shine a bright light on all that we have done to harm our home, our planet.
EcoTraining Lock-down

Lock-down got you down?

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Lock-down got you down? Don't fear, we are here with some fun to lighten up your 21-day, also remember to keep an eye out on a Facebook Page for all the updates.
Alex van den Heever and Renias Mhlongo.
Rhino on Safari

Human Rights Day 2020

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Today, on Human Rights Day, let’s stand together and embrace EcoTraining’s vision of reconnecting people to nature and creating custodians of the wild. Let’s band together and see this as a beautiful opportunity. What responsibility are YOU willing to take?
Pridelands

Rustic Luxury | EcoTraining Pridelands Camp

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Simple luxuries are hiding in plain sight at Pridelands and nature just requests that they are noticed and appreciated.

Frequently asked questions about the Corona virus | COVID-19

In light of the recent announcement by the South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, we have received a number of questions with regards to EcoTraining, our courses and how we proceed from here. We understand your fears and we sympathize with you.
EcoTraining Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Survey

A letter from the MD & Coronavirus | COVID-19 Survey

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"Resilience is the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties. We as humans are part of a naturally resilient world. Micro and macro organisms in nature have countless interrelationships that keep our natural world healthy and our modern world functional. Through our eyes, we only see the macro-organisms around us but there is so much more going on that actually sustains us beyond our modern perceptions."
Makuleke Zeabra

The Extraordinary Makuleke

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It is against the backdrop of this magical place that the EcoTraining Camp is set. The camp itself resembles a tiny forest village.
Wilderness Trails Skills

Tips and Tricks for the Wilderness Trails Skills Course

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If you think that you are the type of person who can be absorbed by the natural beauty of the wilderness, have your breath taken away by the beauty of birds in flight and feel utterly at peace in the silence of nature then you are definitely in the right place.
EcoTraining Pridelands Camp

A mutualistic relationship | Animals & EcoTraining

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In honour of World Wildlife Day this past week we focus on the mutualistic relationship between EcoTraining and the animals around camp. "By living in nature and being close to nature – and staying in one of EcoTraining’s unfenced camps does exactly this..."
White-backed Night Heron (c) Nevil Lazarus

The elusive White-backed Night Heron

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If you are a keen birder and want to find out where and how you can spot one of the most elusive herons... Look no further, here's all you need to know about the White-backed Night Heron.