The management of ecosystems in favour of sustainable utilisation and biodiversity.

Providing helicopter aerial support for wildlife management, counter-poaching, and rapid deployment of K9 hot-pursuit teams STT (Specialist Tracking Team) to track down and arrest poachers. Aerial surveys / Assessments / Game counts.

 

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The management of ecosystems in favour of sustainable utilisation and biodiversity.

Aerial game counts are a vital part of Biodiversity management on game farms and wildlife reserves. An accurate census ensures that management have intimate knowledge of the infrastructure and ecological status of the area. Biodiversity management aspects such as general game condition, sex ratios, breeding performance, quality of breeding stock, excess bulls etc can be monitored.

 

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Biodiversity Consulting

Future planning and management of a reserve become possible once a full picture of the environment has been obtained. It is therefore essential that aerial game surveys coupled with ground based ecological monitoring are carried out on an annual basis.”

Research and Internships

Aerial game counts are a vital part of Biodiversity management on game farms and wildlife reserves. An accurate census ensures that management has intimate knowledge of the infrastructure and ecological status of the area.

Strategic alliances

AWS Area Integrity Managers are suitably qualified and experienced individuals that are placed at Protected Area’s, Municipal, Provincial, or Private game reserves to implement and manage Biosecurity and Biodiversity management systems, plans.

Biodiversity Consulting

For consulting and advisory services AWS draw from a pool of professionals in the security and game ranger environments to ensure that AWS clients receive professional advice that is contemporary with the challenges of their unique circumstances and challenges.

Research and Internships

For consulting and advisory services AWS draw from a pool of professionals in the security and game ranger environments to ensure that AWS clients receive professional advice that is contemporary with the challenges of their unique circumstances and challenges.

Strategic Alliances

AWS Area Integrity Managers are suitably qualified and experienced individuals that are placed at Protected Area’s, Municipal, Provincial, or Private game reserves to implement and manage Biosecurity and Biodiversity management systems, plans, and processes.

Our Approach

Aerial game counts are a vital part of Biodiversity management on game farms and wildlife reserves. An accurate census ensures that management have intimate knowledge of the infrastructure and ecological status of the area. Biodiversity management aspects such as general game condition, sex ratios, breeding performance, quality of breeding stock, excess bulls etc can be monitored.

The general condition of animals will determine their breeding performance, an aspect linked to the vegetation condition and grazing/browsing capacity of the property. Future planning and management of a reserve become possible once a full picture of the environment has been obtained. It is therefore essential that aerial game surveys coupled with ground-based ecological monitoring are carried out on an annual basis.”

A Biodiversity report typically consists of the following statistics and recommendations:

  • An Aerial photo of the Game Reserve or PA (Protected Area)
  • Introduction and History
  • Background and Methodology
  • Census Results
  • Game management observations with reference to the game census results
  • Summary and remarks
  • Recommendations
  • References
  • Annexure 1 – Game Prices
  • Annexure 2 – Aerial Game count track (Flight path during Survey)
  • Annexure 3 – Game count data sheet