4 February, 2013
NCT give Oribi Programme a Lift
NCT Forestry has made a R80 000
donation towards the conservation of the Oribi antelope.
The funds will go towards the continued
grassland species work, in particular the conservation of Oribi managed and
implemented by the KZN Oribi Working Group affiliated to the Endangered
Since 2002, NCT has been involved in
the protection of the endangered Oribi antelope and plays
an active role in ensuring that its members are encouraged to preserve natural
grassland habitats. To date 46 land owners (14 of which are NCT members) have
been acknowledged for their contribution in preserving the Oribi.
have been classified
as endangered in South Africa's latest Red
Data Book for mammals because of its rapid decline in recent years.
Thompson (right), NCT's Assistant GM, presents a cheque for R80 000 to Dr Ian
Little of the Endangered Wildlife Trust.