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Conservation Updates

“Kuland” Translocated to Rehabilitation Facility

Last week Victoria Falls Wildlife Trust translocated a young female calf of questionable provenance… she looked part kudu and part eland. The “kuland” was found on her own in Victoria Falls town and was not afraid of people. With the assistance of Zimparks, Victoria Falls Anti Poaching Unit and Zambezi Horse Safaris the young “kuland” …

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Food and Nutrition Support for Zimparks Ranger’s Families

Victoria Falls Wildlife Trust have provided a family food hamper to each family of every ranger in Victoria Falls National Park and Zambezi National Park. This support in conjunction with the food packs recently provided by Bhejane Trust will help ensure our rangers and their families are able to sustain themselves and continue to look …

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Victoria Falls Community join the “Ride 4 Rangers” initiative

“Ride 4 Rangers”, a new fundraising initiative by the Africa Travel Industry to raise funds to support Africa’s rangers in the aftermath of COVID-19 has seen travel and tourism professionals across the world taking part in cumulatively cycling 30,000km – the equivalent to circumnavigating Africa. The Victoria Falls community joined the efforts over the weekend …

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Bhejane Trust secure 1,000 food packs donated to National Parks rangers

Bhejane Trust, a local Victoria Falls conservation organisation, has through the generosity of donors managed to secure 1,000 food packs for the Zimbabwe National Parks and Wildlife Management Rangers in the Victoria Falls and Northern Hwange region. Thanks to the incredible generosity of Pieter and Anthea Erasmus, through Shop to Shop in Cape Town, the …

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Victoria Falls – “The Little Town that Could”

This phrase has been regularly used by the Victoria Falls Covid-19 taskforce and aptly describes the continued generosity, commitment, resilience and determination of the entire community of Victoria Falls who continue to pull together during these times of adversity despite the downturn in tourism on which the region so heavily relies, and the impact that …

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Stakeholders work towards achieving a Sustainable and Green Victoria Falls by 2030

Facilitated by Greenline Africa Trust, a collaborative meeting took place today between public and private stakeholders in Victoria Falls to discuss increased efforts towards achieving a recognised ‘Sustainable Green Destination’ for Victoria Falls by 2030. The meeting was held with key stakeholders including government authorities, private, public and community sector representatives where it was agreed …

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Victoria Falls artist supports ongoing conservation efforts

The name Larry Norton has become renowned globally in creative and artistic circles as one of Zimbabwe’s most famous professional artists specialising in wildlife and landscapes of Africa. Born on a game farm in North-East Zimbabwe in 1963, Larry’s love for the wildlife and landscapes of the country became his signature artistic expression when he …

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Conservation organisations collaboratively cover 6,000km on anti-poaching patrols during lockdown

It has been just under three months since the national lockdown started in Zimbabwe on 30 March 2020. As expected the downturn in tourism revenue flowing into the Victoria Falls region has unfortunately resulted in an increase in poaching and ecological-related illegal activities. Statistics released today highlight how the private sector players, in collaboration with …