WESSA NAR committee has adopted the programme to secure the many wildlife species of the Magaliesberg Concerned local and international community members are invited to get involved. Involvement may include one or more of the following:
Spend a morning hiking in the Magaliesberg to remove snares
Do what you do best in support of the programme
Raise funds to assist the team to do the conservation work
Sponsor the equipment to ensure project have a high impact
WESSA (the Wildlife and Environment Society of South Africa) Northern Areas Region (NAR) has a mission to implement high impact environmental and conservation projects that promote public participation in caring for the Earth.>
This follows the dramatic rescue of Brandy, the pregnant leopard, snared on the mountain, captured, nursed back to health and released back into the Magaliesberg. Leopard is one of the Big 5 on the doorstep of Pretoria.. By managing the leopard population, we will be able to manage other animal species on the mountain and restore ecological balance in the region, The programme involves WESSA’s NAR committee, volunteers, interns and senior students in Nature Conservation from TUT and is aimed at managing the rich biodiversity of the Magaliesberg mountain range.