Wildlife Conservation in South Africa


Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

39 Louis FourieHartenbosMossel Bay, Western Caoe 6500ZA


About

Nkonzo Bush Academy is a popular and highly regarded destination for research, conservation and ecotourism. Founded on the dream of being different, the name Nkonzo comes from the language of Lingala in central Africa meaning possibility or new beginnings. At Nkonzo we believe in the bigger picture; creating experiences that not only focus on the ethical wellbeing of all animals, both human and not, and the future of the environment by making a positive impact on the conservation industry and the lives of African wildlife. We're working for a better future by showing the world what wildlife is supposed to look like and how we can coexist together. The Wildlife Conservation Program is focused on giving students the experience necessary to be able to work on a wildlife reserve. Students are exposed to the daily running of reserve projects and will assist in conservation initiatives set out by the game reserve. The day after arrival is allocated for orientation with team and project introductions as well as more information pertaining to daily tasks and schedules, day three in South Africa signifies the first day in the field. Each weekday students travel to the reserve to complete training and reserve field work. Fridays are set out for lectures and workshops which will take place in town. Weekends are set aside for leisure time that will be spent in the coastal town of Mossel Bay, where students are free to explore and take advantage of the local culture and tourism activities. Program duration varies based on your needs and ranges from two weeks to six months.

Skills

  • Environmental Policy
  • Environmental Education

Good Match For

Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • one week to three months
  • reasonably good health, spoken english, wildlife enthusiast

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