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CPHC-SA welcomes Minister Creecy’s release of her recommendations of the High-Level Panel report.

By CPHC-SA / May 5, 2021

Custodians of Professional Hunting and Conservation SA (CPHC-SA) welcomes Minister Creecy’s release of her recommendations of the High-Level Panel report. It appears that the processes followed by the HLP were thorough with detailed inputs received and evaluated from many different organizations, associations, individuals and governmental departments both locally and abroad. It is clear from the…

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KEY AMENDMENTS TO THE ALIEN AND INVASIVE SPECIES REGULATIONS & LISTS

By CPHC-SA / March 25, 2021

The Department of Environmental Affairs published the Regulations and Lists on Alien and Invasive Species on the 01 August 2014. These came into effect on 1 October 2014. Any landowner, occupier of land or any person in control of a listed category 1a, 1b and 3 invasive species must prevent the escape and spread of the species,…

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Implementation of rhino horn trade legislation

By CPHC-SA / March 25, 2021

To inform stakeholders of the regulatory measures relating to trade in rhino horn, developed in terms of the National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act, 2004 (Act No. 10 of 2004) (NEMBA). The domestic trade in rhino horn was prohibited by notice in the Gazette on 13 February 2009 (set aside by the High Court of South Africa…

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Water Usage in Hunting Safari Camps

By CPHC-SA / October 12, 2020

The tourism industry across the world requires water for basic human consumption, irrigation of gardens and golf courses, preparation of food and drinks, making snow for winter sports and general water activities such as swimming or motorised water sports (Gössling et al. 2012). Tourism and more specifically wildlife tourism is a major source of income…

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FIREARM AMNESTY 2020 IS A REALITY!

By CPHC-SA / January 27, 2020

As you all know by now, firearm amnesty for illegal firearms in terms of section 139 of the Firearms Control Act, 2000 (Act no. 60 of 2000), has been promulgated to run from the 1st of December 2019 to 31 May 2020. This application matter was initially postponed by the High Court in December 2019…

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Introduction: CPHC-SA PH Apprentice Program

By CPHC-SA / January 7, 2020

Introduction: CPHC-SA PH Apprentice ProgramIf you’re passionate about hunting, wildlife and wild places why not consider kick-starting your career with CPHC-SA’s PH apprentice program.We are on the search for talented, passionate and enthusiastic individuals who are ready to experience the privilege of working with our members as they ply their trade in the world of…

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No place for trophy hunting in the sixth extinction

By CPHC-SA / December 10, 2019

For a Western hunter to pay to kill an African animal and expatriate its parts is a form of objectification, dehumanising and therefore morally reprehensible. It may entrench a Western narrative of supremacy underpinned by chauvinistic, colonialist and crudely utilitarian anthropocentric attitudes.   This opinion piece was provided by the Conservation Action Trust. We are living…

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Congratulations Stewart Dorrington

By CPHC-SA / October 28, 2019
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