The mandate of Protected Areas Management and Development is to ensure the management of all of the state managed protected areas in the province, to provide visitor services and to ensure the safety and security of wildlife and species within the protected areas

Major Activities and Functions

  • Anti-poaching and law enforcement on protected areas
  • Alien plant clearing
  • Fire Management
  • Infrastructure Maintenance (including fences and roads)
  • Species monitoring and management on protected areas
  • Visitor management and services
  • Expansion of Protected Areas
  • Community liaison

Contact: Dan Mahlangu at Tel: + 27 (0) 13 759 5387

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