EcoTraining PFG Course

Life Lessons | In the African Bush

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

Tracking: What is animal tracking?

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

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

Kenya in February

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

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.

Mashatu madness | Dramatic scenes

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

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

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

An Elephant Encounter | EcoTraining Pridelands Camp

It is said that beauty is in the eye of the beholder. But what…

Do you think you know how to ID a tree?

The current EcoTraining Field Guide Students on their 55-day course learn how to identify various trees and are taught their medicinal, traditional and practical uses.
Elephant in Makuleke

What can you expect | Makuleke Camp

Another day begins in the African bush, in the beautiful Makuleke.…
Ian Thomson

FGASA Member Number One l Ian Thomson

FGASA Member #1.
Male lion killed a lioness at pridelands

The harsh reality of lions | Not for sensitive viewers

It's not every day that you witness something like this. The EcoTraining students at Pridelands Camp had a very rare sighting and something that will not easily be forgotten.
Black rhino and calfDavid Clode

World Rhino Day | 22 September 2019

With World Rhino Day coming up on Sunday, let's all do our part and sharing this message of rhino conservation far and wide.

What makes Kenya great again?

10 new things that everyone should know when Kenya forms part of their bucket list Safari