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Hyenas are not the ‘Underdogs’ of Wild

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If you look closely at them you will see their scars – proof of battles won and lost, proof that they are born survivors.

Bioturbation and how this contributes to the well-being of the planet

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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.

Family Day

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“Let us on this Family Day acknowledge and honour the special people in our lives…the ‘family’ that come in many forms.”

EcoTraining conducts onsite training at the Four Seasons in the Serengeti

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EcoTraining designs tailor-made onsite field guide training programmes and refresher courses for safari lodges and game reserves across Africa and abroad.

For ‘Earth Hour’ we challenge you!

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Go beyond ‘Earth Hour’ and accept these lifestyle changes for just three months! Conserve our resources and save money! “
elephant encounter on foot

How do I become a Back-up Trails Guide for EcoTraining?

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To be selected to become a back-up trails guide you need to have excelled extremely well in the trails guide module and FGASA Field Guide level 1 component in the first half of the Professional Field Guide course.

The Kenya Safari Guide programme with EcoTraining in the land of the greatest global wildlife migration

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It happens once a year, why not make it an educational lifetime experience?

Christmas comes early at EcoTraining

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EcoTraining wants to spread the joy and say thank you to all our loyal supporters before Christmas.

Sometimes you lose, sometimes you learn, sometimes life takes you on a new path

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Sometimes, the hard moments in life forces you to rise above all odds and make the best of your situation. This is exactly what Jerry Sibiya did when circumstances left him homeless for a night.

Where will YOUR off the beaten path take you?

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You don’t need to be born in Africa to have Africa in your blood. The longing to be connected with the African wilderness is a way of life for a lot of people from all around the world and an unexplained marvel.
Good Work Foundation training

Konica Minolta sponsors field guide students from the Good Work Foundation to train at EcoTraining

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In August 2017, EcoTraining welcomed a group of eleven young individuals from the Good Work Foundation (GWF) bizhub Conservation Academy in Mpumalanga. Konica Minolta South Africa (KMSA) in partnership with GWF sponsored these previously disadvantaged candidates to pursue their dream of becoming accredited Field Guides.

Life without dreams is 'irrelephant'

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Chrissi’s journey to becoming an EcoTraining back-up