2 or 4 week – Wildlife & Conservation Programme

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This programme is suitable for someone with no background in wildlife research or management. You will be taught the basics and be given a deeper insight into conservation practices and management as part of this entry programme.

The programme introduces you to the many aspects of game reserve management. You will be involved in the practicalities of Big 5 monitoring, data collection and research, in addition to gaining exposure to wildlife management and ecology.

In addition to supporting research goals on the reserve, you will also engage in habitat and reserve management activities that are part of Thanda Safari’s ongoing conservation programmes. You will gain insight and understanding of all the challenges faced by our reserve management team.

  • Exposure to wildlife management & ecology
  • Work with the Wildlife Team on Thanda
  • Hyaena Monitoring & Research
  • Elephant Monitoring & Habituation
  • Local Community Support

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About Ulwazi Research

Ulwazi means place of learning in Zulu and this is the ethos of the Ulwazi Research Programme at Thanda Safari, a private game reserve in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa.

Thanda Safari’s vision from the outset has been to advance conservation on the...