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Over the passed year we have experienced a huge outcry in demand for delivery of our products to your door.
We are in early stages and trial runs with a fantastic delivery company to provide this service for you, they follow a route all the way from us to Umhlanga
WOULD YOU LIKE DELIVERY TO YOUR DOOR? LET US KNOW WHAT YOU THINK!
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Exciting news: Nyamazane Game Ranch Website is up and running. We have 7 hunting packages available to all our members at a very reasonable price. Huge discount available for the online bookings for 2019. Please visit our Website – www.nyamazanegameranch.co.za – and follow the process. We are also launching two competitions on our Facebook page – Nyamazane Hunting for huntijg and Nyamazane Game Ranch for a get away weekend.
We are looking forward hearing from you.
Kindly be informed that Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife have limited hunting packages available for local hunters. For more information on these packages, we refer you to the Ezemvelo website www.kznwildlife.com (from 29 January 2019) alternatively they may contact my office on:
Tel: 033 845 1717 or 033 845 1394
A summary of the hunts is attached herewith for more information.
Hunting applications close on Friday, 29th March 2019.
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Below are three links of videos which deal with programme interviews which were recently broadcasted regarding the Canned Lion Saga which currently has caused much controversy In social media:
Wanted to buy: I am looking for a Meat O Matic or Springbuck bandsaw to buy. Please contact Indran Govender on 084 599 799 if you are interested in selling.
30” barrels with adjustable cheeck piece and several chokes and gunbag.
3 years Old. Price reduced to R26 000.
Contact Johan on 082 789 2614
Musgrave Mod 80 .243 Win, scope, silencer, dies and bag. Excellent condition. R13,000.
Musgrave Mod 80 .30-06, scope and bag. Excellent condition, hardly used. R12,000.
Beretta S58S trap o/u 12 bore. Less than 400 rounds fired, very tight. Immaculate condition. R15,500.
Mossberg 500 12 bore pump, 5-shot with bag. Seldom used. R4,500.
Lee Enfield No 1 Mk III .303 (1917) sporterized, with scope and bag. Good condition. R6,000.
Savage .22/410 with bag. Good condition. R2,000.
Brno ZKK602 .375H&H Mag, classic stock, Leupold 1-4×20 scope, with dies and brass. R17,000.
Brno .22LR, 1947 Mk 1, with silencer, 4x mags, and scope. R6,000.
Mauser/FN semi-custom, Wilson barrel, Timney trigger, thumbhole stock, Sightron scope, bag, dies, etc. Excellent condition. R15,000.
Assorted loading and shooting accessories. Lee Target hand loading set. Rifle cases x3. Assorted brass.
Contact Malcolm 082-901-2558.
Reloading Dies and Components For Sale:
Dies – RCBS
.44 Magnum – R800.00
7mm Remington Magnum – R1000.00
.308 Winchester – R750.00
.30-06 Springfield – R750.00
8 X 57 Mauser – R750.00
.460 A Square Magnum – R1 000.00
.338 Winchester Magnum – R900.00
.303 British – R600.00
.300 Winchester Magnum – R800.00
.44 magnum – R250.00
.416 Rigby – R750.00
.303 Cal – R200.00
.44 Cal – R200.00
MP 200 (full) – R400.00
Various other components as well.
Contact MJ – 083 452 4791. Please leave a message if call is not answered as I am a PH and could be in an area with poor signal.
|Hoyt CRX 35 [excellent condition]||1||R8 000|
|Bow Box [Plano||1||R900|
|True-Glow 5 pin sight||1||R700|
|Team Hoyt 6 arrow quiver||1||R900|
|Arrows [new] with field points||6||R600|
|Montec Broadheads new 125gr in bubble pack||3||R400|
|Montec Broadheads unused 125gr||5||R500|
|other Broadheads 125 gr||2||R200|
|Pathfinder Broadheads 2 blade still in case||3||R600|
|Field points[ new]||9||R600|
|G 5 Diamond broadhead sharpener||1||R100|
|Allen key set||1||R50|
|Scott release – mongoose??||1||R350|
|Contact Max Meyer – 083 560 1911|
Post Date: 24 June 2019
Post Date: 31 May 2019
Op soek na ‘n goeie 2de handse Leupold VX5-HD 3-15X44 sf cds ZL2 teleskoop asb.
Looking for a good second hand Leupold VX5-HD 3-15 x 44 sf cds ZL2 telescope
Please contact Jeremy
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Tel : 056 – 110 0120
Cell : 083 454 9481
Post Date: 24 May 2019
BRNO Fox Model 527 calibre .223 Rem with following accessories:
Price – R15 000.00
Contact – Ian Newton 082 880 9000. Please leave a message if no response as I work in an area with poor signal.
Post Date: 7 May 2019
Contact – Chris 0837771245.
Post Date: 6 May 2019
Price R16 000.00
Contact Ian Newton (Boston KZN) on 082 880 9000 – poor signal area please leave message if call unanswered.
Post Date: 30 April 2019
The following accessories are included:
R 14 000.00 – negotiable
Contact: Dave de Winnaar firstname.lastname@example.org | Cell – 083 2625 012.
Rossi 5 shot .38 Special revolver with holster and ammo for sale – R2 500.00. Ideal carry handgun when hunting, or for home self- defence.
Contact Charlene – 031 312 5088; 079 495 3959
Posted on 2019/03/20
Post Date: 14 March 2019
Firearm for sale: The Winchester Defender is 12 gauge. It is very clean. Hasn’t been used much I am looking for R5 500.00 on that
I have attached photos of the items and am glad to field any questions that buyers might have. Please contact Brandon on 0834616795.
Lakefield Mark II rifle .22LR caliber
Made in Canada
ATN Model M04-1 nightvision monocular.
Never been used
Contact: Roy 0726374894
.375 caliber bullets
Barnes Solid RN 270gr – R1,150/box
Barnes Solid RN 300gr – R1,350/box
Nosler 300gr Partition – R1,250/box
Hornady 300gr RN Interlock – R850/box
Hornady 300gr FMJ – R890/box
Hornady 300gr FMJRN (DGS) – R925/box
Contact: Roy 0726374894
Boyds Laminated Thumbhole stock for Ruger M77 Mark II long action calibers
Brand new in box
Contact: Roy 0726374894
Walnut stock (ex-factory) for Ruger M77 Mark II long action calibers
Contact: Roy 0726374894
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For Sale – Handgun CZ75B double action caliber 9mm Parabellum
Pachmayr combat grips
Mike Bingham [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Cell – 060 972 7495.
Vector 375 H&H K98 for sale. Included in the sale are 200 x 375 magnum cases, approx. 200 assorted heads, RCBS Dies, rifle strap and a choice between a 3-9 x 40 Japanise Tasco or a
Lynx 4 x 40 Scope. The price is R18,000-00, or reasonable offers.
Ek wil my 303 geweer verkoop. Baie Goeie kondisie. Het 850 rondtes deur die loop. Het die scope bases op. Houtwerk is ook uitstekend. Het 200 gelaaide patrone, Hornady Interlock 150 gr en nog 200 punte en kruit. Alles vir R 5500.00
Evanix Windy City 5mm PCP airgun met 4 magasyne van 10 patrone elk met 5500 pellets 13.74gr en Duiksilinder vir die laai van die bottle met 5 swing plaat teikens. Skiet akkuraat tot met 100m. Die peletgun is getune vir akkuraatheid en effektiwitiet. Het n Zos 10-40×50 SFE scope. Alles vir R 12000.00
Ek gradeer op na n 6.5 Creedmoor en moet daarom verkoop.
Kontak asseblief vir Ruben – Rubens Property Services
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FIREARMS FOR SALE:
Scopes Swarovski, both suited to the rifles.
The above are in pristine condition. The 30.06 is a Pre 64 Model 70 which is
a very rare rifle and is known to be a collector’s item, it’s extremely
Selling these rifles is like losing a lifelong friend, so please no fancy
offers. If you know your rifles and very keen on Hunting, then you will know
the value. They are better than a new modern rifles of today!
Please contact Keith Gild on 083 7777 824 if you are interested
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Anshutz Mod. 1422 .22lr for sale with Leupold 6×42 scope. Awesome stock. Straight shooter. R10 000. Contact Johan on 083 306 3971
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.375 Magnum Field De Luxe Holland and Holland Musgrave
rifle. It has a Mauser bolt action and has only been used once Price new
is R28,000-00. I am trying to get in the region of R 20,000. Will be
prepared to negotiate.
Please contact Gordon van der Merwe
Cell/ phone : 0832300842 or 0117641005
Lynx P1,5-6 x 42 scope
RCBS 3 die set
Lots of brass.
Bullets, of which there are currently 5 boxes Woodleigh 270gr PP bullets. One opened but not used. 4x unopened. Plus other bullets.
Price is negotiable
Please contact Selwyn on 082 447 3470
I’m upgrading my scopes as my needs have changed.
I’m on whatts app and will send pictures or supply more details if requested.
I’m also prepared to do a scope, base/ring deal.
Please contact me on 0726067946
October 2018: Conservationism is a noble but often risky profession which requires incredible skill and dedication. Resilience, bush craft, marksmanship, communication and tracking skills are invaluable in the fight against poaching and the protection of wildlife – a fight that would be almost impossible without the use of technology.
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The Cat S61 is more than just a smartphone. With a FLIR thermal camera, which can measure temperatures ranging from -20°C to 400°C and is capable of live streaming thermal video. This allows the identification of both animals and humans in the dark, with a pallet of thermal filters including night vision. In the all too frequent discovery of a poached carcass thermal imaging can be used to estimate time of death – and so determine the likely distance of the retreating poachers and assist in capture. Its high-powered torch, which is ~40% brighter than standard phones; and its enhanced GPS technology, means tracking wildlife and locating poachers will be easier than ever before.
Optimised for outdoor use, it’s huge 4,500Ah capacity battery ensures that users won’t run out of power in the field. It’s also drop-proof (from 1.8m), water-proof (up to 3 metres for 60 minutes), as well as sand, dust and dirt resistant. The super bright 5.2″ FHD display is protected by a scratch-resistant Corning® Gorilla® Glass 5 screen that can easily be read in direct sunlight with a touch screen optimised for use with wet fingers and while wearing gloves
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Here at the KwaZulu-Natal Hunting Shooting and Conservation Association, we strive to promote fair, ethical hunting through our actions and attitudes.
Hunting unfortunately has a negative image to the general public. Despite what you may think, hunters are conservationists, and if it weren’t for the hunting industry, conservation would not be what it is today. Interested in learning more?
Read more here…
We hope that this website will help to educate and inform, so that you may understand a little more about what we do and stand for.
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In January we published the inaugural issues of Conservation Frontlines E-Magazine (https://www.conservationfrontlines.org/current-issue/) and Frontline Dispatches Newsletter (https://www.conservationfrontlines.org/wp-content/uploads/frontlines_pdf/frontline_01-19.pdf). Since February 1st, Frontline Dispatches #2 are available.
At the Conservation Frontlines Newsroom (www.conservationfrontlines.org) we aim to encourage positive exchanges between non-hunting and hunting conservationists, spark conversations, shift perspectives, and inspire new ideas.
We believe that hunters and non-hunters alike need ‘greater independence of thought’. Cooperation in broad-based conservation coalitions to perpetuate wild landscapes and wildlife is essential. Our authors discuss and formulate coherent sets of values, processes and promises – and hunters can learn more about, and non-hunters can discover, the wide-ranging facets of hunting and its important conservation linkages.
Our extensive library section with continuously updated content of scientific papers and topical media articles from around the world provides users with ample background material.
Go to https://www.conservationfrontlines.org/subscribe/ to sign on. We don’t have paywalls and it’s free of charge.
If you like what we are doing, please spread the word in your networks.
I would like to introduce you to the unique Cape conservation coffee-table book Rewilding The Lost Wilderness: Green Heritage of the Forgotten Cape, with a Foreword by Dr Ian Player.
In the 317 pages of Rewilding The Lost Wilderness: Green Heritage of the Forgotten Cape we explore the natural heritage, wildlife and wilderness of the Northern, Western and Eastern Cape. The story involves the vegetation and wildlife that occurred and still occur within the Cape, and the human impact on the natural environment through the ages. The conclusion of the story explores the reserves and farms that have dedicated themselves to restoring the original cape ecosystem and all its diversity, and how they implemented the restoration.
Ten years in the making, Rewilding The Lost Wilderness: Green Heritage of the Forgotten Cape has been the result of an intense pursuit of restoration of the Cape of South Africa. After much eager anticipation I can finally say that Rewilding The Lost Wilderness is officially available with the inspirational story of Rewilding the Cape. This story of a quintessential African wilderness that has been lost and regained is a story of hope and restoration! A tale of hope for all the wilderness areas that has been lost, and an example for all wilderness areas that is still to be regained! Rewilding The Lost Wilderness is much anticipated among the international rewilding community for whom the book will serve as a practical example for the recreation of lost wilderness areas, especially so in parts of Europe and North America.
Police Minister Cele’s statement on 17April at the destruction of some 30 039 seized and surrendered firearms that “It would be better if one day we don’t have private citizens having guns at all. It’s a tall order going forward but it would be better if one day, only the armed forces namely police and soldiers having [access to] guns”, was nothing new, however, it illustrates how remote he is from reality. With the violent crime rate what it is, it is irrational and unreasonable to deny good law-abiding citizens’ the means to defend themselves and others against violent home and business invasions and attacks in general. Not only is his statement irrational, it also seriously interferes with citizens’ constitutional rights to life, bodily integrity and property. To have rights but without the means to enforce such rights is useless, bearing in mind that, when a violent attack is imminent, most people do not have body guards present to protect them, neither are police officers on the scene and you do not have the luxury to apply for an interdict. Ordinary people remain the first, and often only, responders to crime. And while we have so often stated that one should avoid crime hot-spots,thereby preventing crime, it is totally unreasonable to expect citizens not to enjoy life, travel around and generally carrying on with their lives.
Hunting, sport shooting and collecting of firearms and ammunition are internationally and nationally recognised activities in which free people participate. And while the greater majority of these people neither commit nor contribute to crime, their rights should not be interfered with.
The minister continued: “It’s important to say that we are looking at the next batch [to be destructed] and we are trying to squeeze in the time for that so that we don’t keep these guns in the crime market for very long,”. SAGA fully agrees that for the police to keep these seized and surrendered firearms constitutes a serious risk since these firearms may (will?) sooner or later find their way to criminals. It must be borne in mind, though, that all confiscated firearms need to be inspected by or on behalf of the South AfricanHeritage Resources Agency to ensure that no firearms of heritage value are destroyed.
The minister must concern himself and his police officials with their primary function – crime fighting, including removing illegally possessed firearms from society. When all crime is reduced to acceptable levels, many may stop carrying firearms for self-defence (and the minister would have achieved his goal) while hunters, sportsmen and collectors can continue to participate in their lawful activities without being concerned about irresponsible political threats. This is a win-win situation, excepting for criminals.
The SAGA Trust
P O Box 35203
NOTICE IN TERMS OF SECTION 136 (1) OF THE FIREARMS CONTROL ACT, 2000 (ACT NO. 60 OF 2000) By virtue of the powers vested in me by section 136 (1) of the Firearms Control Act, 2000 (Act No. 60 of 2000), I Khehla John Sitole, National Commissioner of the South African Police Service, in my capacity as Registrar of Firearms as contemplated in section 123 of the said Act, hereby give notice that the State intends to destroy all firearms, ammunition as well as firearms parts, listed in the website below, that were voluntarily surrendered to or forfeited to the State.
Interested parties can visit the South African Police Service website at www.saps.gov.za , for a list of firearms, ammunition of firearm parts intended to be destroyed by the State.
In terms of section 136 (2) of the Firearms Control Act, 2000 (Act No. 60 of 2000), any person who has a valid claim to such firearm(s) or ammunition or such firearm part(s) may, within 21 days after the date of publication of this notice, make representations to me as to why such firearm(s) or ammunition or such firearm part(s) should not be destroyed. The representations must contain complete information of the firearm(s), ammunition or firearm part(s) and the police station where the firearm(s) ammunition and firearm part(s) were surrendered to or forfeited to the State.
By Post: The National Commissioner (Registrar) South African Police Service Private Bag x811 PRETORIA 0001
This gazette is also available free online at www.gpwonline.co.za
4 No. 42284 GOVERNMENT GAZETTE, 6 MARCH 2019 Government notices • GoewermentskennisGewinGs Police, Department of/ Polisie, Departement van DEPARTMENT OF POLICE NO.
The SAGA Trust
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SAGA has a new Facebook presence. Please visit us at:
You might get a Friend request as we work to get the new page up and running. If you don’t please go online to Like our page and do a Friend request. The old page will be decommissioned soon.
Thank you for your support.
On the 7th November 2018, GOSA released a media statement concerning their interim Order and Judgment obtained on the 27th July 2018, which Order was against the National Commissioner of Police and the Minister of Police.
SAGA had previously reported on the judgment from the 27th July 2018 in our SAGA news bulletins dated 29th July, 4th August and 10th September 2018 wherein we dealt with and reported on the written Judgment from the GOSA Court case.
It is not the intention of this release to discuss or deal with the GOSA media release from the 7th November 2018. We are aware that some parties have criticised the GOSA media release, but for the sake of clarity, and because we have received a number of queries from our members, we wish to advise as follows:
1. The Judgment obtained by GOSA on 27th July 2018 obtained interim relief against the SAPS in that SAPS were prohibited from implementing any plans of action, or from accepting any firearms for which the licence had expired at its police stations or any place, and SAPS were prohibited from demanding that such firearms be handed over to them for the sole reason that the licence of such firearm had expired.
2. The rest of the Judgment dealt with further relief that GOSA had applied for, but it was clearly indicated that the rest of the relief would be dealt with in the main application, once the main application had been set down for trial.
To be clear, we wish to advise that the Judgment from the 27th July 2018, does not allow or provide for any further relief. Thus, SAGA members or any person for that matter, who is in possession of a firearm with an expired licence, may still not renew the licence at their police station and they cannot apply for a licence for such firearm yet.
Therefore at this point, there is no possibility of SAPS accepting any applications for late renewal of a firearm licence after it has expired, nor will SAPS even process such applications.
As soon as we have been made aware of the trial date for the main application, we will advise our members.
We will also be publishing another newsletter concerning the private bill of Dr. Pieter Groenewald of the Freedom Front Plus, which Bill was discussed at Parliament on 6th November 2018. This bill seeks to amend Section 24 and Section 28 of the Firearms Control Act, and which Bill directly deals with the renewal of firearm licences, where either the application is brought late or after the licence has expired.
The SAGA Trust
P O Box 35203
Most of you will be aware of the Constitutional Court decision of 07 June 2018.
The Constitutional Court, in dismissing the application of SA Hunters and Game Conservation Association, upheld the constitutionality of Sections 24 and 28 of the Firearms Control Act. This means that you are compelled to relicence your firearm in terms of Section 24 and if you fail to do so, the possession of your firearm is illegal and you are criminalised.
The Judgment of the Constitutional Court is short, simple and to the point. It is also a final Judgment and any criticism of the Judgment is of no purpose or consequence.
What we need to consider now, is the consequences of the Judgment and if you have an expired licence, and what you can do.
The Constitutional Court ruled that the life of your licence is finite as determined by the Act and if you do not renew the licence, your licence terminates, the firearm becomes illegal and possession thereof is criminalised i.e. you become a criminal. The Constitutional Court pointed out, however, that if you intend to surrender the firearm to the police on an expired licence, you cannot be prosecuted, because handing in the firearm is a solution to the illegal possession. Froneman J specifically stated “I can see no legal obstacle to hand in a firearm over to the police after termination.” (of the licence)
This means that the safest most precautionary approach to take, is to surrender your firearm to the police for destruction if you have an expired licence.
The other alternative, which comes without any guarantees at this stage, is to wait for the proposed amnesty that the police are busy trying to finalise and put before Parliament and apply for a licence in terms of such amnesty. This comes, however, with some potential risks inasmuch as your possession of a firearm on an expired licence remains illegal until you have handed it in to the police and applied for an licence in terms of the amnesty.
Under no circumstances and as a result of this Judgment, should anybody with an expired licence carry and/or use their firearm until they have been granted a licence in terms of the proposed amnesty.
In summary therefore you can:
1) Immediately surrender your firearm to the police for destruction and avoid being criminalised; or
2) You can keep your firearm, not use it or carry it and wait for the proclamation of the amnesty to surrender your firearm in terms of the amnesty and to apply for a licence in terms of the amnesty.
I do not know exactly when the amnesty will be proclaimed.
The Judgment does not change the status of green or old Act licences which remain valid.
2019 JUNIOR JAGTER / MENTOR JAGFOTO-GELUKKIGE TREKKING
Dit is een van CHASA se strategiese prioriteite om meer aandag te skenk aan die werwing van junior jagters asook om hulle betrokkenheid in verenigingsaktiwiteite te bevorder.
Gevolglik het die Raad van CHASA besluit om die Junior Jagter/ Mentor Jagfoto-gelukkige Trekking weer in 2019 aan te bied. Dit behels die volgende:
Discounted tickets for a member costs R80, normal tickets are sold at R120 per person.
The ticket must be purchased online via the portal of the HuntEx ticketing provider – iTickets, which can be accessed here: https://itickets.co.za/register/new/411194&referrer=HuntEx2019website. A separate link will be opened for each association wanting to make use of this for their members. Already we have SAHGCA, NHSA and PHASA participating.
To validate a prospective buyer the purchaser/member will have to type in his/her membership number before the page opens and a ticket can be purchased at the reduced rate. For this to happen iTickets will have to receive the membership list of teh association on a spreadsheet. The contact person for this is Albertus Potgieter at email@example.com or 0834094120.
Dear CHASA Members
There has been little new news in the firearm ownership situation lately, but it is appropriate that we bring you up to date with some issues and remind you of a few others.
Following our notice dated 4 July 2018 wherein we expressed our view that the only an AMNESTY, Declared by The Minister, can solve the current crisis facing firearm owners who failed to renew their licences in terms of Sec 24 of the FCA, we are extremely pleased to share the information that this now appears to be the likely outcome.
(While we await official SAPS Directives from the NATIONAL Commissioner, we cannot in good conscience give guaranteed advice. Much speculation is happening. This notice therefore indicates our current best information and commentary)
There are TWO categories of persons who fall into the above general category:
1)Those who transitioned in the period between 2006 and 2009 from the old “GREEN LICENCE” to the new act’s “WHITE LICENCE”.
2)Those whom acquired their firearm under the NEW ACT, and have only ever held a so called “WHITE LICENCE”
Dear CHASA Board Member
Please circulate this CHASA Renewals Survey link below as far and wide as possible. It is set up for both CHASA affiliate members down to grassroots level as well as non-members.
The link is also on the CHASA Facebook page.
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It gives me great pleasure to inform you about our popular upcoming Senior Hunters Course; i.e. Proficiency Grading. This training will take place from 17 to 20 October 2019 at a lodge in the Umkomaas Valley. The cost for this course is R1,850 per person. Your trainers are Mike Bingham, Dennis Tarboton and Chris Cox. If you are interested in participating please inform myself, Mike or Chris and you will be added onto a Whats App Contact list where the final information will be made available.
What will be provided?
The cost of the course includes 3 nights accommodation, meals (please communicate any special dietary requirements) course material, CHASA exam fee and the cost of the animal to be used in the skinning demonstration. CHASA shooting targets for the practical shoot is also included. Although bedding is provided, a sleeping bag may be useful to enable flexibility in so far as sleeping arrangements. Cutlery and crockery is provided.
What to bring?
Program for the Senior Hunter Course 17 to 20 October 2019
Thursday 17 October 2019
Friday 18 October 2019
Saturday 19 October 2019
Sunday 19 October 2019
Please bear in mind that we have had regular great turnouts from members in the past hence I urge you to confirm your participation as soon as possible. Final information will be made available upon confirmation.
Please contact Willem De Valence at 084 270 8343 or Mike Bingham at 060 972 7495 for more information.
I look forward to welcoming you to the course.
Willem De Valence
Chairman Durban Branch
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We were recently asked a very pertinent question by a member of the public: ‘Why is it legal to own a Serval in the USA, but in South Africa, you need a permit?’
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Please note we have a Custodian Insight coming up on the 15th of May at 2pm. There is a post mortem due on a Caracal, and as sad as it is that we lost this beautiful animal, doing a post mortem will help us to understand the extent of the injuries sustained in the motor vehicle accident that resulted in its death. Custodians are welcome to join our team as we take a deeper look at the type of injuries that can result from motor vehicle collisions as well as the best course of actions in stabilising and treating patients with similar injuries.
Bookings are essential for Custodian Insights as space is limited, so please let me know if you would like to attend.
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Good day Custodians,
Please find attached the February newsletter. There are a couple of activities coming up, so please check the newsletter and let me know if you would like to attend any of them. Some of the details are not finalised, but at least if I know you are interested, I will be able to send you through details before the activities are advertised on our Facebook page. Remember, as Custodians, you get first choice (and discounts) on any events and activities.
The Custodian Insight planned for the end of Feb is free and only open to Custodians, but space is always limited, so please book if you want to attend that. Details are on the newsletter.
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Please find attached our newsletter for August.
Please take note of the activities listed.
Pat McKrill is hosting another one of his very popular Snake Awareness Courses. Pat is an absolute fundi on snakes, and the information he will pass on is invaluable. He will also demonstrate how to safely handle and relocate snakes, which is a valuable tool to have if you live in remote areas where calling a snake handler out might be difficult. This course is open to the public, so please pass the news on to any friends or family who might be interested in learning about snakes.
All the courses and events need to be booked, so please book your places as soon as possible as numbers are limited.