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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 …

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Collaborative efforts for wildlife security continue

It hasn’t only been the Task Force and Medical Teams who have been hard at work during the lockdown. Just as important to the long term well being and recovery of tourism to the region, is one of the major attractants to visitors, ensuring that the wildlife and landscapes are protected. The Zimbabwe National Parks …

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Victoria Falls Wildlife Trust distribute 100 masks to local rural community

Victoria Falls Wildlife Trust, in collaboration with Annelies Finnaughty Weller, have disseminated 100 face masks to 40 villages (2 per village) as part of their sustainable livelihoods project. Victoria Falls Wildlife Trust supports five Community Guardians in the rural community surrounding Victoria Falls who assist with Human Wildlife Conflict mitigation on behalf of their respective …

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Two snared animals darted and treated in joint operation

This morning the teamwork of Victoria Falls Wildlife Trust, Zambezi Horse Safaris, Victoria Falls Anti Poaching Unit, David Carson and Zimparks paid off and we were able to locate and dart a snared male waterbuck with a bad snare on its right back leg and a male impala with a snare around the neck. The …