Are Wildlife Volunteer Projects for Retirees Challenging? SURE, but sooo worth it!
What can the older volunteer offer? There are so many different ways in which you can pull your weight.
“The hardest part for me was the getting on and off the back of the vehicle, so I made sure I would get on first and was happy to get off last to not hold the others up. It’s all about fitting in and doing things at your own pace.”
Learning how to track the collared lions using telemetry equipment and finding their location was challenging at times, but rewarding when the animals appeared in the bush in front of you.
The Wildlife ACT monitors are some of the most fun-loving, knowledgeable and patient people I have ever encountered. No questions went unanswered by these individuals who clearly have the inner passion for the wildlife that they work so hard to protect. Their dedication to education on the importance of conservation of Africa’s wildlife, must be applauded.