ABC volunteer Marlise Nicolai setting up a harp trap in a village near Nanthomba

African Bat Conservation spread their wings in Liwonde National Park

During November and December the African Bat Conservation (ABC) team moved outside of Liwonde National Park to conduct research in villages on the edge of the park. Research Assistant Toni Hubancheva was there to tell Central African Wilderness Safaris how it went..
315 African Skimmers spotted near Mvuu Camp and Lodge

Annual water bird census of Liwonde National Park

Late December saw the completion of the annual African water bird census for a section of Liwonde National Park.
Mvuu Camp hosts CITW Camp 2014

Mvuu hosts schools environment camp 2014

Once again, Mvuu Camp closed its doors to guests for two weeks during December, to host Children in the Wildernesses (CITW) annual environmental camp. Over the course of two weeks 90 children who volunteer at the Eco-Clubs of local schools stayed at Mvuu Camp where they engaged in act
Root to Fruit tree nursery

Root to Fruit develop new strategy to maximise tree survival rates

With over 95,000 seedlings growing strong in our four nurseries in Northern Malawi, we plan to take a different approach to deliveries this year...
Nanthomba School kids at the education centre at Mvuu Camp

School children enjoy wildlife safari at Mvuu Camp

Children in the Wilderness (CITW) recently said thank you to some its dedicated Eco Club members at Nanthomba Primary School with a trip to Mvuu Camp in Liwonde National Park. Eco Club organiser Orsi Bedo tells us how it went.
Jessa with Nanthomba School kids

Cycling with elephants, kids with birds in their pockets; just a normal day for a H.E.L.P teacher!!

We asked H.E.L.P team member Jessa Herron, who is based at Mvuu Camp, to tell us more about the daily life of a teacher at Nanthomba Primary School. Here's what she told us;
Wildlife vet Amanda Salb

Wildlife vet Amanda Salb chats with Central African Wilderness Safaris

Following last months rhino capture, we caught up with wildlife vet Amanda Salb who gave us some insight into what it takes to do her job, and how exactly you manage to fit horn transmitters to a 1400 kg animal!?!

Rhino Capture in Liwonde National Park

October saw the capture of two of Liwonde National Parks most elusive rhinos; Jabesi and Namandanje, who became the last of the parks rhino population to be fitted with VHF transmitters. To date Jabesi and Namandanje have eluded capture due to their...
White bellied house bat

African Bat Conservation discover new bat species for Malawi

In just their first few weeks of trapping the African Bat Conservation have found a new species for Malawi - the beautiful white-bellied house bat (Scotophilus leucogaster), alongside an extremely rare species the light winged lesser house bat (Scotoecus ablofucus)!

CAWS Malawian mountain bike adventure, 2014

Central African Wilderness Safaris new fleet of mountain bikes were recently put to the test, when a team of riders from Europe braved the Malawian summer heat to take part in the Blantyre to Nkhoma mission bike tour. Team rider Richard Slater was there to give a firsthand account