Cranes rising

Why the crane breeding project at Verloren Valei was terminated, and some good news about growth in the numbers of Wattled Cranes. By James van den Heever In an earlier article, “The crane conundrum”, I explored some of the issues … Read More

MTPA using drones to map road

Creating an accurate 3-D image of the provincial road through Verloren Valei is the first step to rehabilitating it, according to Andre Beetge, Working for Wetlands . Over the course of the years, the old provincial road that links the R540 to … Read More

Biodiversity catastrophe

A recent survey by DARDLEA shows that there is plenty to worry about when it comes to preserving Mpumalanga’s biodiversity. The Awareness Office, Environmental Services of the Department of Agriculture, Rural Development, Land and Environmental Affairs (DARDLEA) recently published Species … Read More

A job well done

Management and staff held a braai recently to celebrate the completion of the perimeter fence—and to say goodbye to Johannes Masango. By Mike Zingel Friday the 6th of October was a clear and beautiful day at Verloren Valei, just right … Read More