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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.

The littlest carnivore in Africa

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If you were ever asked to give some examples of African carnivores, what animals come to mind? Animals like lions, cheetahs, leopards, wild dogs and hyenas were some of the first animals you thought of. But did you know that there are other, much smaller carnivores out there as well?

EcoTraining: A Worldwide Community

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EcoTraining’s Worldwide Community brings both personal and global benefits
EcoTraining PFG Course

Life Lessons | In the African Bush

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Life lessons from leaving my comfort zone and jumping into the…
Tracking Course

Tracking: What is animal tracking?

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Animal tracking (also known as spoorsny in Afrikaans) is more complex than most people might think. We invite you to join us on this exciting learning adventure, while you learn to connect with nature and get back to your roots.
Leopard vs Wildebeest

Predatory Prowess | Leopard in action

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This is, of course, the cycle of life, the survival of the fittest.
Tree climbing lion

Kenya in February

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The adventures in Kenya are endless, you could be ticking some amazing birds off your life list, relaxing on the beach or have some mind-blowing sightings in the Masai Mara – what are you waiting for?
Game Drive in Karongwe

The Classroom of Karongwe

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It is a privilege to be an EcoTraining student because you hold these wild spaces in your hands and in your heart, and have the collective ability to nurture it for future generations. Karongwe is a classroom sanctuary where custodians of nature are born and inspired.
Lioness

Mashatu madness | Dramatic scenes

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Some intense sighting in Mashatu camp, Botswana that the EcoTraining students and instructors experienced. Also, a reminder why you should never leave a sighting too early.

An interview with Steve Baillie | EcoTraining Podcast

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An interview with senior instructor Steve Baillie to all future students on what you can expect from the EcoTraining Professional Field Guide Course.
EcoTraining Kenya Safari Guide

International Cheetah Day | 4 December 2019

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Today on the 4th of December 2019 we celebrate International Cheetah Day with some fun facts about this exquisite feline.