Honorary Officer Association – North West Parks & Tourism Board

NWP&TB HONORARY OFFICERS

The primary objective of the Honorary Officer Association is to support the North West Parks and Tourism Board in its conservation efforts by providing Officers to operate under their jurisdiction in their Parks and Game Reserves.

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ACTIVE HO DUTY PARKS

PILANESBERG NATIONAL PARK

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With Visitor Management being a primary HO activity in Pilanesberg HOs are called upon to educate and direct the behaviour of self-drive visitors and assist in managing traffic at popular sightings. Duties, amongst others, also include the monitoring of important species (VIS).

PILANESBERG DUTY DIARIES

BORAKALALO GAME RESERVE

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With fishermen flooding to the Klipvoor Dam, HOs do routine checks to see that they’re fishing legally and not over fishing the bountiful dam. Foot patrols to look for unnatural activity and to remove snares is also a key activity with many local villages bordering the park.

BORAKALALO DUTY DIARIES

KGASWANE MOUNTAIN RESERVE

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Key activities in Kgaswane Mountain Reserve include the education and management of the many day visitors including picnickers and cyclists as well as campers that frequent the reserve. Often hikers who underestimate the high grading of the trails need to be assisted.

KGASWANE DUTY DIARIES

MAFIKENG GAME RESERVE

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The Mafikeng Game Reserve is a favourite training ground for the HOs Very Important Species (VIS) monitoring. Conservation is very close to the heart of every HO and learning how to monitor and correctly record the sex and age of VIS is a skill worth learning.

MAFIKENG DUTY DIARIES

HONORARY OFFICER DUTIES

The Honorary Officer Association was initiated in 1986 and formally named in 1990 with the mission to provide professional voluntary support to the North West Parks & Tourism Board through the management and education of…

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BECOME AN HO

Prospective Honorary Offices first need to successfully complete an enviromental course, recognised by the NWP&TB before they can apply to become an Honorary Officer with the…

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NWP&TB PARKS

The North West Parks and Tourism Board is committed to the upliftment of the quality of life in the North West Province through the conserving of wild plants, animals and landscapes for the benefit of the people…

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