2012 Missions

Aquatic Weed Infestations and Sand Mining

Blockage of Water Lettuce on the Lower Umngeni just upstream of the N2 DPP 0049

MISSION 13 of 2012

Name of Mission: Aquatic Weed Infestations and Sand Mining
Date of Mission: 18 July 2012 
Aircraft used: Robinson R44 
Pilot: Colin Campbell-Gillies 
Beneficiary: The Duzi Umngeni Conservation Trust (DUCT)

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Wattled Cranes – Counting eggs in nests

Hatched chick hiding in reeds whilst we collect 2nd egg

MISSION 11 of 2012

Name of Mission: Wattled Cranes – Counting eggs in nests
Date of Mission: 3 July 2012
Aircraft used: Cessna 172 Piper Tripacer
Pilot: Barry de Groot
Beneficiary: Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT)

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Leopard Tracking in the Baviaanskloof

Looking for leopards in the Baviaanskloof 05052012717

MISSION  09 of  2012

Name of Mission: Leopard Tracking in the Baviaanskloof
Date of Mission: 4 and 5 May 2012
Pilot: Barry Lipschitz     
Aircraft used: Jabiru 4        
Beneficiary: Jeannine McManus of the Landmark Foundation  

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Tracks of Giants: Flights 1 and 2 of 2012

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MISSIONS  08 and 10 of  2012

Name of Mission: Tracks of Giants: Flights 1 and 2 of 2012
Date of Mission: 29 April and 11 May 2012
Aircraft used: Cessna 208 Caravan and Cessna 206        
Pilot: Nico Louw      
Beneficiary: The Tracks of Giants Project   

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Ndumo Land Invasio

6 Len and Paul at Hluhluwe

MISSION  07 of  2012

Name of Mission: Ndumo Land Invasion
Date of Mission: 17 April 2012
Pilot: Len Kohler      
Aircraft used: Bushbaby       
Beneficiary: Paul Dutton Environmental Consultants   

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