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.
Exploring the controversial terrain of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) and their impact on human health.
World Rhino Day, celebrated on September 22nd every year, is a global initiative aimed at raising awareness about the importance of rhinos and their conservation. South Africa, with its rich biodiversity and unique ecosystems, plays a significant role in the global effort to protect these magnificent creatures. This year’s World Rhino Day comes with exciting news as African Parks, a prominent conservation organisation, has made a ground-breaking, last-minute purchase of 2 000 rhinos.
Kruger2Canyon News (in collaboration with ‘Love the Hoed’) is a proud co-media sponsor of the Africa Wild Music Festival in Hoedspruit. The production will be the first of its kind in the Limpopo Province, and will be hosted by Africa Wild Entertainment (AWE) on the 11th November.
Century 21 Wildlife cleans up at the annual awards
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.