And thank you my sponsors ……

And so the data analyses begins, until the next lot of fieldwork which will start again in May 2012.

 Please check out the Blog for regular updates:

Check out the website (SA Roadkill takes its toll) for a great press release from Bridgestone SA, the major sponsors of our project.

Congratulations to Dr. Harriet Davies-Mostert, the Director of Science and Research at the Endangered Wildlife Trust, for a great interview on the Jenny Crys-Williams show on 702. To access this broadcast (which is in three parts), go to:


Mopane Bush Lodge – sponsors of the Roadkill Research and Mitigation Project.


               Mopane Bush Lodge entrance and the staff. From left to right: Back row: – Natasha Chipenya, Jesta Pmiri, Patricia Thina Moraba, Wendy Collinson. Front row: Japser Moyo, Barclay (currently on loan from Rox Brummer from Green Dogs), Prince T. Mangena

Accommodation for the project has been sponsored by this sumptuous four-star lodge in an amazing part of the Limpopo Valley. Located on Mapesu Nature Reserve, a 6000ha game farm, it is ideally situated for visits to Mapungubwe National Park, a World Heritage Landscape, the Limpopo River and its confluence with the Shashe River, birding hotspots, baobabs and San rock art. Check it out


About wendy collinson

Originally hailing from the UK, Wendy gained her Bachelor of Education in 1990, and spent 15 years teaching Physical Education in London to high school students. She moved to South Africa in 2005, beginning work as a research assistant with large carnivores, working on research projects initiated by the Endangered Wildlife Trust. Wendy’s education background has stood her in good stead as a tour guide, since she believes in an interactive approach, engaging guests in specialist carnivore research tours. In addition to her research and tours, Wendy is also the main organiser of the aptly named “BIKE4BEASTS” mountain bike race, organised annually to raise funds for the Endangered Wildlife Trust (www.bike4beast.coza) Wendy is a field worker with the Endangered Wildlife Trust’s Wildlife and Transport Programme. She recently completed her Master’s degree at Rhodes University, Grahamstown South Africa, which examined the impacts of roads on South African wildlife.
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