Rhino Protection & Donations

 

The Klaserie Private Nature Reserve is as vulnerable to Rhino Poaching as are all SA's parks. Actions and initiatives implemented and new ones being researched require funding outside the ordinary course of normal conservation. Donations will be gratefully received - Enquires to Pieter Steenkamp, Administration Manager, Klaserie Private Nature Reserve, admin@klaseriereserve.co.za or on 015 793 3051.
Actions and initiatives implemented to further protect Rhinos from poaching include:

View The True Beauty That Klaserie Private Nature Reserve is home to Actions and initiatives implemented to further protect Rhinos from poaching include:

  • The Establishment of a dedicated anti poaching rhino unit
  • Accommodating the new anti poaching unit in a separate newly established camp designed specifically for these operations
  • Employment of a new team of field rangers dedicated to rhino poaching
  • The specialised training of the new field rangers in anti poaching techniques
  • The equipping of the new field rangers team with gear, munitions and communication equipment
  • The acquisition of a new 4x4 vehicle for the anti poaching team
  • The acquisition of a specially trained tracker dog - Koevoet
  • Community awareness projects both within and outside the Klaserie through Childrens' EcoTraining
  • The establishment of motion sensor programmes
  • Klaserie intelligence sharing and co-operation with adjoining Reserves including Kruger National Park
  • The establishment of reward programs in exchange for information leading to the apprehension of poachers
  • Klaserie participating as an active participant in Game Reserves United (GRU) co-ordinating anti poaching efforts amongst all Game Reserves forming part of the Greater Kruger National Park
  • The establishment of new and technologically improved fences along our boundaries
  • Increased surveillance within the reserve and along it's boundaries with using cellular and camera technology
  • Participating in fund raising projects to raise money for anti poaching initiatives
  • The establishment of a separate "Klaserie Private Nature Reserve Save the Rhino Fund which is audited annually
  • SARS approval for donations to and by this new fund to be income exempt and
  • Increasing public awareness of the plight of Rhinos in the electronic and print media through the Klaserie Chronicle published by Childrens EcoTraining
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