On Saturday seventeenth September Wildlife ACT joined 94 groups throughout 21 African international locations in taking part within the Wildlife Ranger Problem 2022.
It was a privilege to take part in such a tremendous occasion which brings a lot wanted consideration to and highlights the exhausting work and dedication of Wildlife Rangers in defending Africa’s wildlife and the habitats on which they rely.
“Having lived and labored in a variety of the Reserves throughout Zululand for the previous 5 years, I’ve been lucky to fulfill and work together with many exhausting working and devoted rangers. It was a humbling expertise for me to take part on this yr’s occasion and have the ability to honour their work.” – Wildlife ACT’s Wild Canine Programme Supervisor, Mike Staegemann.
This yr’s 19 km Wildlife Ranger Problem route took our staff by means of the mFulaWozi Wilderness and into the far western part of the breath-taking iMfolozi Sport Reserve throughout the Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife managed Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park. Though it was at instances extraordinarily gruelling with the 22 kg backpacks and 32 ᵒC climate situations, the staff accomplished the route in simply over 4 hours.
Congratulations to all of the groups that participated on the day and made the occasion an enormous success. A giant thanks to the mFulaWozi Wilderness for permitting us to stroll together with your staff on the day.
Our Wildlife Ranger Problem 2022 Group:
Mike Staegemann (Wild Canine Programme Supervisor)
Alex Neiman (uMkhuze Precedence Species Monitor)
Chris Farren (Tembe Precedence Species Monitor)
Gareth Robinson (iMfolozi Precedence Species Monitor)
Assist the Wildlife ACT Ranger staff by donating right here: https://wildlife.rangerchallenge.org/campaigns/wildlife-act
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