Copenhagen Zoo Notching

Many of you may be aware that Copenhagen Zoo, or Cop Zoo as they are referred to, supports many projects in the Pilanesberg. And on an annual basis Cop Zoo arranges for guests that support the Zoo to visit South Africa, and in particular Pilanesberg. Yesterday we had and awesome start to the day doing a [...]

October 18th, 2017|News|


Come support us at Pilanesberg Centre today and tomorrow! Raising funds for Rhino protection amongst other conservation projects! We are setup at Pilanesberg Centre.  Thanks Red B and Judy for the awesome new banner.

September 23rd, 2017|News|

World Rhino Day

Happy World Rhino Day today. As we strive to protect this and all other species under threat, we hope for a change in all humankind. A change that brings with it the realisation that we cannot destroy this precious earth for our own selfish and ill informed means. See you all at Pilanesberg Centre Saturday [...]

September 22nd, 2017|News|

Equipment donation

Martin and Robyn Kirsten... Thanks so much to you both and @Rhino Sheriffs for the awesome donation of metal detectors and covert equipment for use by the Pilanesberg Wildlife Trust @Rhino Protection Unit Pilanesberg. Your passion and determination is a huge motivation and we look forward to the road together... Images courtesy Robyn Kirsten.

September 18th, 2017|News|

Ride for Rhinos cycle event

A HUGE , HUGE thank you to Jason and Laan Green of Mutual Safes, and Eric, Annelise and Victor Scipper of Van Gaalen's Cheese Farm for the fantastic donation of R46,000.00 at their Ride for Rhinos cycle event. The Pilanesberg Wildlife Trust is honoured to receive this awesome donation for the second year running! There are a [...]

September 17th, 2017|News|

Anglo American Notching

Awesome, awesome notching today with Anglo American Process division. Such an enthusiastic and committed notching today... Thanks Dustin van Helsdingen and the team for making it so special! Without companies like Anglo American we battle to do the necessary work on Rhinos in Pilanesberg. DNA and notching of Rhino is necessary for the identification of Rhino, both for [...]

September 16th, 2017|News|

Rhino blessing and cleansing

This week we held a blessing and cleansing at the site of the poached Rhino and her calf. In a very moving experience, attended by RPU, Kim Carlisle took us through this blessing and cleansing in order for the Rhino and ourselves to find peace in this space. Also to protect both the Rhino and those watching [...]

September 14th, 2017|News|