Tag: animals

Camera trapping in the field

After being established in the early 1900’s, camera trapping has developed significantly and fast become a key method for wildlife and ecological research. It has become not only a plausible method, but an increasingly accurate passive data collection method. Given the non-invasive nature of camera…

Picture this…

We are often lucky to have volunteers and students who have high hopes of capturing as many cool shots as possible on their cameras! We try and post some of these on our Instagram and Facebook pages, but there are often so many great…

A school holiday field trip

On Saturday the 16th March the AWCRC hosted some of the children from Briershof Primary School, in Alldays, for a field trip. The children at the school are working on the theme ‘Biodiversity and Nature’ for their next eco-schools award, and as part of…

Giraffe fun facts!

Giraffes are one of the most iconic animals of Africa – their long necks stretching into the dazzling blue sky above the bush! We are lucky enough to work in amongst so many beautiful species and thought for this post, given recent IUCN updates,…

Snaring into the abyss

Poaching is a considerable risk to wildlife and livestock. Global media often focuses on the barbaric organised poaching, images of which we are now all too familiar with seeing, as rhino and elephant trade holds the limelight. Beyond this though is another very real…