Protecting Big Trees – and a new scientific paper

Protecting Trees

Robin Cook’s workshop Elephants Alive is running a number of workshops on “Protecting Trees against Elephant Impact” for landowners, reserve wardens and managers. Thornybush hosted a workshop, and presentations have also been given at the Tuskers Workshop in January 2019, and the South African Veterinary Association conference in March 2019. Dr Michelle Henley outlines the…

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Gratitude to beautiful Kenya and all its dedicated conservationists


Staff shot – strategy meeting, Shaba 2019 Photo credit: Jane Wynyard We consider ourselves privileged to have links to special friends and colleagues in Kenya. We are very proud of Elephants Alive’s Ronny Makakule who was awarded a trip to Kenya by Save the Elephants to meet David Daballen, a guru in the field of…

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Collaring in Maputo Special Reserve, Mozambique


Elephants Alive’s Robin Cook & Tammy Eggeling Photo Credit: Dr Ben Muller Elephants Alive successfully collared six elephants in Mozambique’s Maputo Special Reserve (MSR). MSR is home to over 500 elephants, however, little is known about their movement patterns. Wildlife Vets tranquilizing elephant from chopper. Photo Credit: Dr Ben Muller This is an incredibly scenic…

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Tuskers Workshop

Elephant experts from across Africa gathered in Hoedspruit for the three day TUSKERS Workshop in January. Dr. Kate Evans – Director & Founder, Elephants for Africa Mr. Brian Courtenay – Founder & Chairman of the the Southern African Conservation Trust Dr. Michelle Henley – Director & Co-founder, Elephants Alive Dr. Markus Hofmeyr – Specialist Vet…

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Bees, Trees – and now “elephant friendly” honey!

Bees & Trees

Our Elephants, Bees, Trees & People Project continually grows from strength to strength. We have harvested three batches of “elephant-friendly honey” already this year – bottling nearly 65 litres, all of which is now sold out! Honey for sale at Farmers Market Elephant-friendly honey The honey has proved hugely popular with customers in both Hoedspruit…

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