Tag Archives: Rhino Art

Gauteng schools join the Rhino Art Project for World Rhino Day 2017

Share this article… During the week of the 21st September 2017, we celebrated World Rhino Day with the “Rhino Art – Let the children’s voices be heard” project. This project aims to bring awareness to young kids about the plight of rhinos, and create a positive connection to these endangered species through art. These artworks will be showcased to the world in airports, to politicians and to conservation bodies. During…
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Rhino Art @ HESC invites schools to celebrate World Rhino Day on 22 September 2017

Share this article… World Rhino Day is being celebrated on 22 September this year and the Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre (HESC) is reaching out through its Rhino Art @ HESC project to schools to participate in creating an awareness about the plight of this endangered species in South Africa. Poaching statistics released by the Department for Environmental Affairs in February 2017 show that 1054 rhinos were killed in South Africa alone…
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WCE visits H.H. Thiele Primary School for the Rhino Art project

Share this article… On World Rhino Day (22 September), our WCE coordinators and participants visited is H.H. Thiele Primary School as part of the Rhino Art project, as well as to donate some goodies. Everyone fell in love with this little school the moment they arrived. The school only has two teachers – one of whom is the headmistress. There are two classrooms, one for the grade 1- 4 learners,…
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A tour with a twist; from Conservation to Rhino Art

Share this article…  Last month, our friends at Highline Tours brought a group of youngsters, together with their parents, for an educational tour at the centre. However, this was not a regular tour as the young boys and girls got to participate in the Rhino Art initiative too. The day began with the usual DVD viewing introducing them to HESC, followed by a tour of the centre, where they learned about and…
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HESC and ‘Rhino Art’ partners visit 4 schools

Share this article… Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre (HESC), Project Rhino KZN and Panarottis I’langa Mall partnered together and visited Lumukisa Primary School, Skukuza Primary School, Curro Nelspruit College and St. Peters Primary School as part of the Rhino Art project. The Rhino Art project aims to gather the largest number of children’s ‘Art Voices’ ever recorded against the plight faced by the endangered rhino species. Communities living in and around game…
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