Tag Archives: FGASA Level one

Ulovane Update: January 2014 Week 6

Life as a Trainee Field Guide: WATCH AND LEARN *Ecology, mammals and animal behaviour. Ulovane Update: What better excuse to spend more time with some of Africa’s most famous animals? We saw elephants play fight and groups of giraffe (known as “towers of giraffe”) come together and fall apart. We spent time with Rhino’s while […]

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Ulovane Update: Week 8 Life as a trainee Guide

Life as a trainee Field Guide: The end is close, what a journey it has been! After an awesome weekend at Kariega Game Reserve and in Port Alfred it was back to business first thing Monday morning. A very big week this week with our mock drives and first stage interviews! Many hours were spent […]

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Ulovane Update: Week 5 Life as a trainee field guide

Life as a Trainee Field Guide, October 2013 10 Week group: TEAM WORK   As well as finding many cool creatures this week, we also got to work with well known safari vet William Fowlds in an attempt to dart and capture five buffalo.  The task proved to be very difficult, as each animal took […]

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Ulovane Spring News October 2013

Spring has sprung! 2013 is coming to an end and we have enjoyed an incredible journey so far this year. We still have a couple of courses before the end of the year and plenty of new students to meet, encourage, train and share our knowledge and skills with. We have almost doubled our numbers […]

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Ulovane Update: Week 3 Update

Life as a Field Guide student : Conservation Management This week we learnt more about conservation management and practiced the skill of removing blue bush from root to tip as part of bush encroachment, We also cleared along the edge of a trail which was overgrown with needle bush to make it easier and safer […]

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