Any destination in the world is usually made up of people, things and places. Living and working at the Alldays Wildlife and Communities Research Centre, I am broadening my horizons of the kinds of great people and amazing sceneries you get in life. Meeting and getting to know new volunteers, students, farmers and other localsContinue reading “Glorious Bushveld living”
This is the intended place for all things Alldays WCRC and you can look forward to regular updates from our various volunteers and staff. We are very open to ideas and one of them is to drive some sort of community engagement for our crop raiding project. We would love to test ideas for keepingContinue reading “Getting things off the ground!”
On the rare occasions when rain does fall and offers some reprieve from the relentless heat, the visual spectacle that is the bushveld is awesomely magnified. I have to feel privileged to witness such beauty and am reminded of the great responsibility we have of looking after the wild places of this world.
The Primate and Predator Project has recently received a grant from the Earthwatch Institute that has allowed us to extend our research base. In 2011, Dr Leah Findlay began her PhD on human-primate conflict, focusing on working with farmers who suffer crop damage from baboons and vervet monkeys. In order to do this, she movedContinue reading “Away we go!”