We are a community newspaper based in Hoedspruit, South Africa, that has its bias towards wildlife and conservation. We aim to have local, original, and relevant content that is both thought provoking and educational. We also strive to maintain a high standard of journalism.
The town of Hoedspruit is renowned as one of the safest towns in our country, and it is through the activities of both Farm Watch and Town Watch that bear testimony to this fact.
Powered by the Field Guides Association of southern Africa (FGASA) and hosted by Kapama Private Game Reserve, Kimberlee Le Hanie became the first woman to win the prestigious Safari Guide of the Year competition.
Since 2020, snaring has tripled in the crown jewels of South Africa’s Big Five reserves. This suggests economic hardship, although it is not the sole factor to blame.
This Rugy World Cup has been off the charts! By the time you read this we will be gearing ourselves up for the final tomorrow.
The snouted cobra (Naja annulifera) is by far the largest cobra in the Lowveld, reaching 2,5 m in length. It is usually yellowish to dark brown or blue-black above with a yellow mottled belly but there is also a banded variety.
Brief: Tender for the construction of staff ablutions, kitchen and garages
at Raptor’s View Contractors Gate – PROJECT REFERENCE: RVWSW01.
Christopher Tosi’s #86daysinkruger is a journey of one man’s experience living in the wilderness of Kruger National Park, which started on 29 June 2022. Chris is still in the Kruger, ten months later, documenting every moment of every day on Instagram with stories showcasing the jewel of South Africa to the world, with the aim of raising R8.6 million for Smile Foundation South Africa.
The writing’s on the wall: If we don’t find innovative ways to channel finance into conservation, we will not be able to reverse the decline of our endangered species or meet our ambitious (but vital) international conservation commitments. And SA’s first tax incentive for threatened species such as rhino, lion and endangered plants might just be the solution.