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 traps, they have been especially beneficial in studying elusive species, asContinue reading “Camera trapping in the field”

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 shots that don’t get added. So, we thought for this blogContinue reading “Picture this…”

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 that we put together an environmentally focused program. The fun startedContinue reading “A school holiday field trip”

AWCRC and VAC in the community

Before Christmas was a busy period in the Alldays community, and we have been substantially involved in many events, with many more to come this year. This has been in no small part down to our collaborative relationship with Vision Africa Community. Vision Africa Community is run by Emma Peniston and is a driving forceContinue reading “AWCRC and VAC in the community”

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, we would focus on one of our favourites to see whileContinue reading “Giraffe fun facts!”