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Porcupine Capture & Release

Published on 8 September 2016

Porcupines are the largest rodents in Southern Africa. Porcupines measure 63 to 81 centimetres long from the head to the base of the tail, with the tail adding a further 11–20 centimetres.  They are heavily built animals, with stocky bodies, short…

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Trail Camera Photos 2016

Published on 8 September 2016

We are privileged to be able to host International Wildlife Biology students from the University of South Wales on a annual basis for some practical field work. It is with great excitement that we are able to set up and…

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Eclipse of the Sun – 1 Sept 2016

Published on 1 September 2016

A solar eclipse is a rare opportunity to see the solar system in action. For a short time, the Moon passed between us and the Sun, and instead of seeing the Sun as a round disc, it had a “bite”…

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Bushpig in the Little Karoo

Published on 31 August 2016

Bushpig in the Little Karoo and Aardvark Nature Reserve – February 2016 We were all quite sad when one of the Plains Zebras that was introduced on Aardvark Nature Reserve died in February 2016. It was however a good opportunity…

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More happy parents

Published on 1 April 2015

For attention: the Principal and Directors of The Nature College Field Guide Course This letter of appreciation is dedicated to one of your employees, lecturer and team leader Riaan Jacobs. The feedback that I received from Donovan Prince, Ashley Becker…

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Happy Parents

Published on 1 April 2015

Hallo Jane en personeel van The Nature College – Field Guide Course Ek wil net vir julle baie dankie sê vir die toer wat julle in die kursus insluit. Annick het dit baie geniet en geniet dit nog steeds. Riaan is…

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The Nature College – The Future

Published on 6 April 2013

Johan Fourie, founder of The Nature College, was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in April 2012. How does this affect The Nature College? Symptoms of the disease were already evident in 2009, which led to adaptations to ensure that all the…

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A Satisfied Father

Published on 8 March 2013

A Satisfied Father Stanley Robertson was a student at your training facility from the 13th to 27th July to attend the Field Guide course. From the outset we were very impressed with the high level of professionalism and ethical conduct…

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A happy Grandfather

Published on 27 February 2013

Beste Johan, Ek was op sy beste redelik skepties toe ek hoor my kleinseun, Johan Swart, kom vanjaar na julle toe. Of dit die regte ding sou wees vir Johan, of die kursus op standaard sou wees, of julle ‘n klomp…

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The Nature College Blog

Published on 20 February 2013

Hi all, Just want to give you the exciting news that we’ve launched this Blog which we will use to keep you posted and updated with everything happening in and around The Nature College.

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