The Endangered Wildlife Trust launches Brake for Wildlife campaign

As South Africans prepare to take to the roads over the holiday period, the Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT) - an Amphibian Survival Alliance Partner - is asking road users to join in a campaign to address the impact of transport infrastructure on wildlife. December sees the start of Brake for Wildlife, the EWT’s nationwide survey [...]

Join the EWT’s Official Guinness World Record Attempt for the Largest Game of Leapfrog

This February, the Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT)—an Amphibian Survival Alliance Partner—is inviting you to leap into action for frogs—literally—and stand the chance to make history by breaking the Guinness World Record for the largest game of leapfrog! Leap Day for Frogs is held annually in the last weekend of February to raise awareness of the [...]

Why did the Bullfrog cross the road?

Would you cross a busy road, knowing that you might not make it safely across? Unlikely, so why do hundreds of Giant Bullfrogs do it each year? The Giant Bullfrog is the second largest species of frog in the world, and an iconic species in Gauteng, which is the stronghold of their distributional range in [...]

Publication of the Pickersgill’s Reed Frog general notice on government gazette for public participation

The Biodiversity Management Plan (BMP-S) for Pickersgill’s Reed Frog is now out for public comment. This is essentially a conservation plan outlining actions to address the various threats to this species, with input from all relevant stakeholders. The development of the document has been led by Amphibian Survival Alliance partner Endangered Wildlife Trust, as well as Ezemvelo [...]

Endangered Wildlife Trust senior management positions available

The Endangered Wildlife Trust, an Amphibian Survival Alliance partner, will be introducing two new senior positons to it organogram. Details regarding the positions can be found below: Vacancy for a Senior Manager: Species Conservation Purpose of the Position: The Endangered Wildlife Trust is one of the largest biodiversity conservation NGOs in southern Africa and is [...]

Join in the celebration of the happiest day of 2016!

The Endangered Wildlife Trust’s Threatened Amphibian Programme is embarking on an exciting project to clear alien invasive vegetation from four priority wetlands within the greater Durban area. Sixty four local community members have been employed to work on this initiative, most of whom have started work this week. The remainder will soon complete their training [...]

Beaumount Nature Reserve New Protected Area

Some of the beautiful scenery that is now protected for future generations in the Beaumont Reserve. The Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT), an Amphibian Survival Alliance Partner, is proud to introduce members of the public to the newly declared Beaumont Nature Reserve in the Swartberg region of KwaZulu-Natal. The reserve is the first of a number [...]

Endangered Wildlife Trust: Strong data from latest roadkill survey

Surveys of wild animals killed by passing traffic (roadkill) have produced strong data and several recommendations. This is according to Bridgestone, which sponsored the Amphibian Survival Alliance Partner Endangered Wildlife Trust's (EWT) recent investigations into the issue of roadkill in the Pilanesberg National Park. The surveys, conducted by the EWT between 21 October and 23 November [...]

Leap into action this February 28

The third annual Leap Day for Frogs is back by popular demand on the 28th of February 2015 and is being coordinated by the Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT) following the success of the 2014 national awareness day for frogs. [vc_row][vc_column width="2/3"][text_output]The aim of the day is to celebrate the incredible diversity of frogs, raise awareness [...]

Monitoring and Measuring Infrastructure’s Impacts on Biodiversity this National Transport Month

October is Transport Month in South Africa, with an emphasis on the safety of all road users – this includes the safety of family, friends, and our wildlife. As part of this campaign, the Endangered Wildlife Trust’s Wildlife and Roads Project (EWT-WRP) will be conducting a roadkill survey in Pilanesberg National Park, in North West [...]