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New group, first week!

New group, first week!

After months of waiting, we finally arrived last Saturday at the Bushwise camps to start the 23 week Professional Field Guide Course. Full of excitement we all met on the bus from Johannesburg to Bushwise Mahlahla campus, and 6 hours later we arrived at last in our... read more
Conservation and Field Guiding

Conservation and Field Guiding

What is considered as the Main Objectives of conservation? To Conserve essential ecological processes and life support.( e.g. forests for  O² and CO2) The Sustainable use of species and ecosystems, To Ensure genetic and bio-diversity. What is the current status of... read more
Hold on to your valuables

Hold on to your valuables

After finding out that we had all successfully passed our FGASA Level 1 theory exam, tension levels were high again this week as we prepared for our assessment drives. The aim of the “game”: take our guests on an informative, entertaining and enjoyable game... read more
Lay the Table Straight!!!

Lay the Table Straight!!!

Semester four has arrived after a well-deserved week off for the students at Bushwise. Some traveled to the far corners of our beautiful country. From the coastal areas of Kosi Bay to Kimberley and even the mighty Kruger National Park itself. With everyone back safely... read more

The History of the Lowveld

The area known as the Lowveld is the lowland area, below 500 metres in altitude along South Africa’s’ northern border with Botswana and Zimbabwe with the famed Kruger National Park comprising half of it. It also comprises sections of Limpopo Province that extend down... read more
Charging Lion!

Charging Lion!

As we hurtled at full steam towards the end of our third semester at Bushwise, this week has been a manic mix of getting in enough rifle practice for the impending ARH assessments and our final chance at perfecting guiding techniques during mock assessment drives.... read more