Water, water and more water …

A wet weekend 🙂

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Enjoy this “weather report” from the Thanda Reserve Management

“Last Saturday night we had 106 mm of rainfall in less than 12 hours. This wet weather is a welcome respite from the recent dry spell. We were becoming concerned about drying waterholes and fire hazards from long, dry grass. The accumulated rainfall in March is already more than three times the average over the last ten years!

Now all waterholes are brimming with fresh rain water which will carry the Thanda wildlife for many months. However, nature’s blessings in such sudden abundance often require a bit of mopping up. Some of our roads and fence lines became compromised by soil erosion and we have to mobilize all our teams to bring them up to scratch again. And when the sun comes out we will need to monitor the germination of new alien vegetation which takes advantage of the rich moist Zululand soils.

Nevertheless we welcome the African…

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2 Replies to “Water, water and more water …”

  1. Bet the elephants will be having lots of puddle parties! Very good for all the Thanda wildlife and I imagine an interesting turn of events for all of you as well. Guess those thumbs up mean the bridge didn’t wash out. Love the dam view…pretty country. Wish the clup had been longer. Enjoy seeing views of the reserve.

  2. What a blessing for all the animals.I know at times it has to be very rough for them. So it’s time for them to party down.

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