Category Archives: Reserve work

Sleep outs in the bush – Read more here

Nothing beats the sight of a shooting star across the milky way of the African sky

Road repairs & Maintenance – Read more here

There are no tar roads on Pidwa wilderness so our dirt tracks need a little maintenance

Restoration & Building projects – Read more here

If there’s a handy man in you, you’ll enjoy these projects

Reserve clean up – Read more here

Removing human debris and leftovers from a wilderness area is one of the most satisfying feelings you can find

Reed relocation & Planting – Read more here

If it’s up to your knees in mud you like then reed planting is the activity for you!

Protection of sensitive tree species – Read more here

A trialled and tested method of protecting trees from extreme elephant damage is carried out by volunteers

Fence patrols & Maintenance – Read more here

Volunteers assist with keeping our fences in good runnnig order

Ecological monitoring – Read more here

Volunteers collect vital ecological data which assists with management decisions on the reserve

Bush encroachment & Erosion control – Read more here

Erosion and bush encroachment control is a huge part of restoring the African bush back to its natural state. Volunteers carry out this vital work from the very start, re-picking the soil and re-sowing the seed.

Anti-poaching – Read more here

Volunteers assist with anti-poaching patrols and removal of snares and bush kitchens

Alien Plant Control – Read more here

Volunteers are taught how to recognise and treat various alien plant species and are then an integral part of the clearing process.