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4×4 driving plus a little paperwork

4×4 driving plus a little paperwork

BY: Tommy Curley, Bushwise Student 2020 Another early start this week with our first two exams, botany and introduction to guiding. Students were nervous but after a solid study session on Saturday and Sunday we were ready and we all think we did well, just waiting...

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What do I need to be a field guide? FGASA and beyond

What do I need to be a field guide? FGASA and beyond

BY: Tasneem Johnson-Dollie So you’re set on becoming accredited with the Field Guide Association of South Africa (FGASA) and working as a field guide?  Then you may be asking yourself “What do I need to be a field guide?” Get the answers you need from Bushwise Field...

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Driving the path less travelled by

Driving the path less travelled by

The 3rd week at Toro campus started off rather hectic! We wrote our exams on botany and introduction to guiding which we were all glad to get sorted. Following this was our individual practical drives, where we take turns twice a day to be the guide for a full trip...

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The second week of firsts

The second week of firsts

Week two at Toro campus kicked off with a two-day wilderness first aid course. Role-playing with several snake bites, broken limbs, and resuscitations, we all passed with full marks. A good thing too as it didn’t take long before we had to put some of our new skills...

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New arrivals at Mahlahla campus

New arrivals at Mahlahla campus

It is a very daunting task that lies ahead of everyone at Bushwise. Nonetheless, it is where we all start our amazing journey. Even though we feel a bit lost and everything seems unfamiliar, we started to get to know our fellow students and trainers. We all come from...

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