STATEMENT: BOTSWANA RHINO POACHING

The last two weeks have been devastating for RCB and our partners as two more rhinos have been poached in the perceived safer zones of the Okavango Delta, bringing to 9 the total number of rhinos poached since April this year. We are alarmed, to say the least, by the ability of these professional poachers

Wild rhino tagging operation a success

We are exhausted. In collaboration with government, Rhinos without Borders and Wilderness Safaris, Rhino Conservation Botswana has just completed a large operation to dart and tag previously untagged wild rhinos in the Okavango Delta. Over the past week, the team has darted rhinos and fitted each rhino with a tracking device as well as taking

Dry times

The Okavango Delta is a beautiful wildlife area recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is a pulsing wetland that owes its existence to the Okavango River which flows down from the Angolan Highlands and floods annually into the harsh dry Kalahari Desert. These flood waters reach the Delta between March and June each

Annual Gathering

Our Board of Trustees field trip this year focused on our work with the communities who live in and around wildlife areas in the Okavango. RCB works with these communities to improve their livelihoods and to build trusting relationships that can withstand the threat of poaching interests. It is our profound conviction that local people

Scoring for rhinos

Rhino Conservation Botswana put smiles on the faces of softball players in Mochudi, a large village in Botswana, by sponsoring the prizes for a softball tournament attended by seven schools from four districts across Botswana. The theme “Keep the Five Alive” was observed and Sedibelo Junior Secondary School gave a presentation on the five rhino

Running for rhinos

A big congratulations and thank you to team rhino – Serena Scott, Kathy Ives, Sophie Wren, Emily Reay and Alastair Rimmer (AKA Molly the Rhino).  These stalwart RCB supporters ran the London Marathon on the 28 April in support of rhino conservation. It was a fun but challenging day for all of our runners and

Competition

Stand a chance to win an 11-night safari of a lifetime and help us save the rhino from extinction! Safarifootprints is raffling an unforgettable luxury Okavango Delta safari in aid of Rhino Conservation Botswana. Four beautiful properties – Chobe Game Lodge, Mapula Lodge, Sanctuary Baines Camp and Jack’s Camp have donated in support of our cause.