Volunteer Project 19 March – 1 April 2017

Name: Kim Wusten Country: Holland Age: 32 Project Date: 19 March – 1 April 2017 Why did you choose to Volunteer with EHRA? My friend Flo volunteered last year in Zimbabwe, a project dedicated to Lions.  She selected this project and asked me to join.  I am a big animal fan but the elephants and …

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Patrol week by Chris March 2017

Making a guest apperance on the EHRA Blog this week is our very own Chris! Read what he has to say about the last patrol week: 'We set off on Monday and drove to a farm not too far from camp and saw fresh ele tracks walking down the road we were on. As we …

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When Johannes first met the Ugab Elephants….

Up until around 1998 desert dwelling elephants only sporadically visited the Ugab river from the north, likely following ancient migrating routes. When we did find tracks it was mostly of a big bull in his prime, he got the name Voortrekker, meaning pioneer. The Matriarchal herds however, had still not followed.   Around 1998/99 I …

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Volunteer Project 19th-30th September

This wonderful group of volunteers was from all over the world, Canada, Australia, Germany, Spain and France to mention a few, worked hard and almost finished an alternative water point for elephants near the A. Gariseb Primary School. Elephants have been frequent visitors at the school, so water point was much needed. Among others, in this …

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