Conservation That Builds Community
PhotographyPat de La Harpe
Botswana's Northern Tuli Game Reserve (Notugre) is a living demonstration of natural beauty. It's breathtaking. It's captivating. And it's complex.

That's why the Tuli Conservation Trust (TCT) exists. Our purpose is to pursue harmony for humans and wildlife so that both thrive as community on a parcel of land that is rich in history. 

This part of the world is not only breathtaking, it is strategically important in the dynamic landscape of conservation. Notugre is one of the last few remaining safe havens for elephant in Botswana and Africa. This is why there is not, and will never be any hunting permitted here. When you value something, you want to protect it.

"The Tuli region is close to my heart and I applaud the Trust's efforts to seek sustainable solutions to preserving our natural heritage alongside a genuine commitment to empowering our local communities." Former President of the Republic of Botswana, His Excellency Lieutenant General Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama

Sharing some common ground
The Northern Tuli Game Reserve, also known as Notugre, is a varied and stunning area.
Majestic sandstone ridges contrast with open grassland and riverine forests. The result is a rich ecological biodiversity.
The Land
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Some plain truths
Notugre's elephant population is one of the largest in Africa.
This is a highlight for visiting wildlife enthusiasts. Notugre is also home to; lion, leopard, cheetah, serval, caracal and African wild cat.
The species
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Conservation that builds community
Communities living in close proximity to Notugre’s wildlife, are facing real challenges protecting their crops, livestock and livelihoods.
We receive regular reports from adjacent communities that their crops are being damaged on an ongoing basis and a number of deaths have also been attributed to human-wildlife conflict.
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Elephant Safety Workshops
Tuli Conservation Trust recently supported Earth Awareness Consulting in their successful Elephant Safety and Conflict Mitigation Workshops in Bobirwa Region.
Isabel Wolf-Gilespie 21 Nov 2019
Independence Celebrations 2019
They say a picture speaks a thousand words…we share with you the Independence Celebrations 2019 from Mothlabaneng as captured through Rebecca du Toit's lens.
Wendy du Toit 27 Sep 2019
Northern Tuli Game Reserve soccer tournament – a great success!
The Northern Tuli Game Reserve (Notugre) annual soccer tournament is an annual and fiercely competitive event.
29 Oct 2018
Anti-Poaching Unit
Fence Upgrade
Community Outreach