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February 27, 2020

Meet our new Exec Chef

“Life is too short for bad food and bad coffee. Always put a bit of love in your food and I promise you might just change everything a small bit at a time”    ~ Chef W. Van Dyk   Food has always played a big part in my family from butcheries to large catering companies and from a young age, having a braai was always much more
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October 23, 2019

PSIRA dog handler course

The Gondwana Conservation Foundation (GCF) sponsored PSIRA (Private Security Industry Regulatory Authority) dog handler course on Gondwana Game Reserve. The workshop was held at the Gondwana APU base, Camp Charleston, and was attended by Gondwana Field Rangers as well as handlers from the Eastern Cape and Mpumalanga. It consisted of 7 days of int
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October 23, 2019

GCF Conservation Kids’ Program 2019

This year the Gondwana Conservation Foundation (GCF) hosted 218 children and 12 teachers from local community schools over 3? day courses. The Kids Conservation Program’s focus is to expose the learners to conservation principles and future work opportunities in conservation. The whole program was conducted in English as well as in the home lan
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October 14, 2019
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World Rhino Day 2019 Celebration

On Thursday, 29 September the Gondwana Conservation Foundation (GCF) celebrated World Rhino Day on Gondwana Game Reserve as part of its Conservation Kids Program.  At Gondwana we believe that involving our neighboring community is key to successful conservation.  Through the Conservation Kids Program we expose local children, in various events throughout the year, to their […]

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August 20, 2019
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The Queen Bee

Bee in Fynbos

Extraordinary Queen Bee Each bee colony consists of one queen bee that rules over her female workers and drones/honey bees (male bees).  The queen bee has a very important role to play. She needs to ensure that her colony builds a hive that is strong and well ventilated. The colony also needs to forage for food, take care of the […]

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July 30, 2018

Birdlists ~ Peter Boardman

 Peter Boardman from Red Rocks 27 needs no introduction to Gondwana. He is a very enthusiastic and dedicated birder. He has compiled a wonderful record over the years of his bird sightings when he visits the reserve from the UK. Peter has complied a list of what he regards as  “common” birds, by which he means species which he would be d
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