NEWS REPORT

DO YOU HAVE TO BE A BOY TO BE A RANGER??

The answer is most definitely NO!!!

The New Head Ranger for the Kruger National Park in South Africa from 1st May 2021, is a lady called Cathy Dreyer. She studied nature conservation and completed her degree at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology and has had a long career in conservation and law enforcement all over South Africa. Her love for rhinos earned her the nickname, “Rhino Whisperer”! 

Cathy has received several achievement awards at SANParks as well as the ‘Tusk Award for Conservation in Africa’ in London in 2016. She was the first South African recipient of the award and the first woman to have won it. The Tusk Conservation Award honours emerging leaders in conservation in Africa who have made an outstanding contribution in their chosen field. The award was presented by SIR DAVID ATTENBOROUGH and Cathy said that meeting him was one of the most memorable experiences of her life.

The Crash