The volunteer tasks are largely a combination of land management and animal management program activities.Here is just a small selection of the things you can expect to get involved in during the week; – Animal management including game capture and game counts – Lion monitoring – Rhino monitoring – Educational lectures and classroom activities – Research facility room – Removal of alien vegetation – Planting of indigenous trees – Re-establishment of vegetation and vegetation management – Assisting in the care of orphaned cubs – Fence and anti-poach patrols – Fence repairs and road maintenance – Feeding and care of predators – Feeding and care of elephants Your efforts will help to make sure the reserve is a safe and suitable environment for these animals to not just survive but thrive.PMGY’s Big 5 Wildlife Experience is a life-changing experience that allows you to work behind the scenes on a world-class wildlife reserve in South Africa!It is the ultimate wildlife programme, where volunteers get the opportunity to enjoy hands-on involvement and a rich education in Conservation Management.
So, if you fancy rolling up your sleeves and getting your hands dirty in a once in a lifetime setting then this is the programme for you!
These activities take place on an ad-hoc basis but certainly provide volunteers with a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
Each Volunteer in South Africa participant will play a big part and benefit to the conservation efforts of the reserve.
You will get the chance to get up close and personal with some of South Africa’s most famous residents.
The activities for the week are extremely varied so no two days will be the same.