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Windhoek Green Belt Landscape launches Khomas Hochland Hiking Trail
Jun
22

The Khomas Hochland Hiking Trail launch event on12th June 2015 was a success and the venture has been welcome by many who would like to use the facility as soon as possible.

The project of developing a hiking trail of international standards, started almost a year ago, has finally come to a close.

All speakers at the event were in unison over the need to preserve the trail, not only as a business venture but also as a tourism attraction in the Khomas region, an... + read more

Landscapes Newsletter December 2014
Jan
15

The newsletter contains interesting articles on:

  • Klein Karas garden sprouts
  • Gondwana lodges buy from Klein Karas
  • Waste management at /Ai-/Ais
  • AGM at Waterberg

and more...

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Powerpoint presentation on mountain zebra and oryx movements
Oct
20

A 16 slide powerpoint presentation has been compiled which summarises the results of the study of nine mountain zebra and nine oryx fitted with GPS tracking devices in the central Namib, showing locations and home ranges to date (after 7 months tracking). The principal aim of fitting the GPS trackers has been to document the distributions and movements of zebra and oryx, and to understand how their ranges and movements relate to land uses, rainfall, vegetation, fences and other barriers.... + read more

First results from GPS tracking of 9 Hartmann’s mountain zebra and 9 oryx in the Greater Sossusvlei-Namib Landscape
Aug
14

A new report presenting results of the first 7 months of data from GPS tracking of 9 Hartmann’s mountain zebra and 9 oryx in the Greater Sossusvlei-Namib Landscape has been uploaded. The principal aim of fitting the GPS trackers has been to document the distributions and movements of zebra and oryx, and to understand how their ranges and movements relate to land uses, rainfall, vegetation, fences and other barriers. The report provides valuable new insights into these aspects though the... + read more

Landscapes Newsletter March 2014
Jun
04

The newsletter contains interesting articles on:

  • landscape meetings
  • patrol camps
  • opening of Nkasa Rupara bridge
  • ten reasons to save the rhino
  • landscapes through the lens
  • national policy on protected areas' neighbours and resident communities
  • removal of fences in the Greater Sossusvlei Landscape
  • Waterberg fire management
  • conservancies institutional governance
  • water... + read more

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