Our Supporters

Makanyane Volunteers

We support the Board in its conservation of wild plants, animals and landscapes for the benefit of the people.

Our mission is to help the Northwest Park and Tourism Board in its conservation of wild plants, animals and landscapes for the benefit of the people who have interest in the environment and wildlife and appreciate more the “wide open spaces”.

Work Parties are a way in which our volunteers interact with the environment on a more personal note. Our Work Party weekends are held once a month in Pilanesberg – a fun way to spend a weekend out in the bushveld. Anyone who enjoys the outdoors, loads of laughs, practical DIY work and who has an appreciation of nature would certainly want to come along!

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Schools and Children

“We cannot be the generation that is responsible for the extinction of the rhino. It is simply not an option!”

Children and schools are becoming aware of the plight of the rhinos and are taking the initiative to raise funds and create awareness in support of efforts to avoid the extinction of the rhino.

Early in 2013, Pecanwood Pre-School decided to take up the cause of Anti- Rhino Poaching as their Outreach project for the year. The teachers introduced the theme to the children via special lessons, introducing the rhino as a very special animal, initially describing its’ special characteristics and then going on to explain the current demise of the rhino and what this means for the future.

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Friends of Pilanesberg Society (FOPS)

FOPS is a non-profit organisation that works in conjunction with the North West Parks & Tourism Board.

FOPS supports the North West Parks Board with conservation of the natural areas of the province. Once a project has been agreed on by the Board and the FOPS committee, the society attempts to obtain funding through sponsorships.

The main aim of the Society is the conservation of the habitat, fauna and flora of the Pilanesberg National Park and in any other area that the committee deems fit.

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The Specialists

“It is our responsibility to help protect the places we service and take care of the world around us”

The Specialists is a proud supporter of the Pilanesberg Wildlife Trust’s Rhino Protection Project, whose conservation efforts are geared towards keeping this precious, endangered species alive for future generations.

Besides investing some of my time with the CPU, our company have been sponsoring the data for the Rhino protection camera project in the park on an ongoing basis over the last year and a half. We also support by posting links on social media to the Trust site every month.

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