Amakhala Conservation Centre
Research and Monitoring
The Centre is directed by Dr Jennifer Gush, (resident biologist) who oversees all conservation centre activities. Dr William Fowlds (resident veterinarian) provides critical support to projects as well as advice and encouragement.
The Amakhala Conservation Centre was awarded a 2008 SANParks Kudu Award for ìEnvironmental Education/Capacity Building Merit Awardî, for its commitment to conservation, through educational
The biggest education event to date has been an African Ecological Expedition to the ACC by Bradfield College from the UK. The students learnt about the variety of plants and animals on Amakhala, various biological monitoring techniques and a little about small reserve management. In 2008 the Amakhala Conservation Centre was presented with: "Environmental Education/Capacity Building Merit Award”. For its commitment to conservation, through educational programmes which are aimed at imparting knowledge and skills to enhance the understanding of the environment.
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