Activities

Preparing for National Tree Planting Day

Rhino School activities for November & December. For the whole third term, we are continuing with topics related to trees. This is a build up to the National Tree planting Day which is held every first Saturday of December. I plan to buy tree seedlings to give to the participating schools. One of the schools already has an orchard and have said that a donation of fruit tree seedlings will be most welcome. Excursions into the Conservancy for local kids, parents [...]

By |2019-06-21T17:20:11+01:00November 14th, 2018|Activities, Education, School|0 Comments

PACE – sharing ideas between communities in Africa.

A group of 21 teachers and students from Riverside Secondary School in Seychelles arrived in Uganda 17th August, for an exchange visit with Mutolere Secondary school, Kisoro Region in the east of the country. They shared ideas, on environmental issues and how they use PACE in the Seychelles and in Uganda. Guided by experienced and knowledgable local rangers they  visited Mgahinga National Park, home to Mountain Gorillas and other wildlife. They looked at caves, climbed mountains, explored local farms and met [...]

By |2019-06-21T17:22:57+01:00August 29th, 2018|Activities, Education, School, Uganda|0 Comments

Seseme Girls Secondary School in Kisoro, Uganda.

Members of the Wildlife Club at Seseme Girls Secondary School in Kisoro, Uganda (right) have had a series of four PACE workshops over recent months. They were organised and led by Denis Agaba, the local PACE Champion who works with the Wildlife Clubs of Uganda and the Gorilla Organisation. Denis has covered a range of topics and activities and wanted to share the girl’s feedback. Some extracts below ….. IRANKUNDA MARION explained that   “Seseme Girls S.S. Wildlife club is a group [...]

By |2019-06-21T17:10:53+01:00May 25th, 2018|Activities, Conservation, Farming, Uganda|0 Comments

Goliath frog, Conraua goliath

PACE students at the Collège Evangelique de Nkongsamba - in the shadow of the Manengouba Mountains in Cameroon learned about  Wildlife and Living alongside Wildlife last week. Led by geography teacher Laure Diffomene students watched two PACE films about Living with Wildlife, they read sections of the PACE book, L’Afrique Notre Habitat and then discussed what they'd learned and how it linked to what they knew before.  They talked about some of the local wildlife that is considered particularly important in [...]

By |2019-06-21T17:05:50+01:00May 3rd, 2018|Activities, Conservation, Education, Endangered Species|0 Comments

Mokolodi Education Centre – engaging the next generation, in Botswana.

Mokolodi Nature Reserve is 15 km from Gaborone - thirty square kilometres of beautiful Botswana countryside that provides a home to free living giraffe, rhino, kudu, bushbuck, water buck, zebra, warthog, leopard, crocodile, baboon and many more species as well as hyena and cheetah in spacious enclosures, and various rescued birds, primates and reptiles in sanctuary space. Education is ‘at the core’ of Mokolodi. The land was donated into a non-profit Trust in 1994 ‘for the children of Botswana - a [...]

By |2019-06-21T17:03:38+01:00January 15th, 2018|Activities, Botswana, Conservation, Education, Initiatives|0 Comments

PACE reaching a next generation of conservationists in Zimbabwe

Palloma Pachiti, Manager of Sebakwe Conservation Education Centre (SCEC) in Zimbabwe writes about A SPECIAL OPPORTUNITY FOR RHINO SECONDARY SCHOOL, in the Midlands of Zimbabwe. Over the years SCEC has sponsored and hosted conservation education camps for local rhino schools. The Centre has dormitories, classrooms, learning facilities and expert conservation educators.  Schools come to SCEC to learn more about the environment and wildlife, including about the small population of Rhinos that is living close-by.  The youngsters learn how they and their [...]

By |2019-06-06T16:41:46+01:00August 21st, 2017|Activities, Conservation, Education, Zimbabwe|0 Comments