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Predation Management South Africa (PMSA) Secretariat

Contact Person:  Bonita Francis, Tel no (041) 3655030 / 082 413 6416 / email:  nwga@nwga.co.za
Address:  PO Box 34291, Newton Park, Port Elizabeth, 6055

Predator Expert :  Niel Viljoen, 082 3818 227 / email:  nielviljoen@gmail.com

Independent Advisor :  Dr. Gerhard Verdoorn, 082 446 8946 / email:  nesher@tiscali.co.za

Email: Click here to submit an enquiry

Steering Committee of the Predation Management South Management Forum (PMSA) 
Industry / InstitutionPersonEmail address
NWGANiel du Preez (Chairman)nielessenbos@gmail.com
 Leon de Beerleon@nwga.co.za
 Bonita Francis (Secretariat)nwga@nwga.co.za
SA Mohair Growers Assoc.Sanmarie Vermaaksamga@angoras.co.za
RPO  
Large Stock IndustryLeon Hiestermann leonhiestermann@gmail.com 
Small Stock IndustryDr. Theuns Laas theunslaasrpo@gmail.com
Wildlife Ranchers SAJohn Hurterchairman@wrsa-ec.co.za 
Dept. Environmental AffairsMagdel Boshoffmboshoff@dffe.gov.za
Predation SpecialistNiel Viljoennielviljoen@gmail.com
SANParksDr. Nkabeng Maruping-MzileniNkabeng.Mzileni@sanparks.org
SA Hunters & Game Conservation Assoc.Lizanne Neladmin@sahunt.co.za
 Livestock Welfare Coordinating Committee (LWCC)Prof. Gareth Bathgfbath@gmail.com
PROVINCIAL STRUCTURES – PREDATION MANAGEMENT
Industry / Institution Person Tel no Cell no. Email address
         
FREE STATE        
NWGA PREDATION FORUM  ANTON MARX    083 578 3803 marxkarroo@gmail.com
RPO JACK VAN EEDEN      schoonspruit01@yahoo.com
ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS LOURENS GOOSEN 051 – 4009513 082 – 7189125 goosenl@detea.fs.gov.za
         
         
KWAZULU NATAL        
NWGA PREDATION FORUM  PIERRE VAN ZUYDAM   
pierrevanzuydam@gmail.com 
RPO
 

ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS WAYNE MUNGER      wayne.munger@kznwildlife.com 
         
MPUMALANGA        
NWGA PREDATION FORUM  ANNELIZE SMIT VAN NIEKERK     082 9283 592
annelize@nwga.co.za 
RPO
Mpumalanga Tourism and Parks Agency DOROTHY MAKARINGE      dorothy@mtpa.co.za 
         
LIMPOPO PROVINCE        
ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS ANTON VAN WETTEN      vanwettenaa@ledet.gov.za 
         
EASTERN CAPE        
NWGA PREDATION FORUM  NIEL DU PREEZ   072- 1265950 nielessenbos@gmail.com 
RPO FRIKKIE WENTZEL 
082 – 872 8833 frikkie@bosberg.co.za 
ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS TIM DE JONGH
082 – 4614087 Tbone.deJongh@dedea.gov.za 
         
         
WESTERN CAPE        
NWGA PREDATION FORUM  THOMAS BARRY      thomasbarry@hotmail.co.za 
RPO        
ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS – CAPE NATURE JACO VAN DEVENTER       jvdeventer@capenature.co.za 
         
NORTHERN CAPE        
NWGA PREDATION FORUM  THEROUX KEMP    079 566-5653 theroux.kemp@gmail.com 
RPO JULIZE  VOLSCHENK 
076 424 2791 rpo@agrink.co.za 
Environment & Nature Conservation DAVID PAULSE      paulsedavid@gmail.com 
Wildlife Ranching SA (WRSA) and the SA Mohair Growers’ do not have provincial structures – should you need to invite those industries, please contact :
WRSA JOHN HURTER    082 487-0348
chairman@wrsa-ec.co.za 
         
MOHAIR INDUSTRY SANMARIE VERMAAK    079 236 7823  sanmarie@angoras.co.za
 
Province / DistrictNamePedation Control methodContact DetailsEmail / Website
Eastern CapeSally Kingwill 049-840 0354/084-251 0426crickleywood@gmail.com
Eastern Cape – MiddelburgCyril Stannard, Cheetah Outreach TrustAnatolian Shepherd Dogs – Breeder082-927 2729anatolian@vodamail.co.za
Eastern Cape – TarkastadRoy Sparks, Sparks HoundsE-Shepherd Collar083-419 3157sparkshounds@isat.co.za
Eastern Cape – GrahamstownFrancois FerreiraLicensed Jackal hunter084 5138 159 / (042) 283 0325 
     
Free State – BethlehemNick Van ZylJackal Control072-311 4556 
Free State – BloemfonteinMarius SteylJackal Control083-447 4855mstey@absamail.co.za
Free State – BloemfonteinLourens GoosenJackal Control082-718 9125goosen@detea.fs.gov.za
Free State – BloemfonteinDaan Bodenstein, Chairman                         Free State Hunters Association051-4478529/083-489 9193vsjagters@internext.co.za
Free State – BloemfonteinRamsemAnatolian Shepherd Dogs – Breeder051-441 7913 
Free State – BloemfonteinRobert WilkenPredator expert084-362 8631 
Free State – BloemfonteinProf HO de Waal, ALPRUResearch083-645 8958dewaalhob@ufs.ac.za
Free State – BloemfonteinAdriaan Van Rensburg (Stafix)Electric Fencing082-373 2393adriaanv@stafix.co.za
Free State – BothavilleCornay BotmaCollars083- 447 6148 HOTSUREcornay@btbits.co.za
Free State – BothavilleRoux de WaalAnatolian Shepherd Dogs – Breeder082-927 9493 
Free State – BrandfortFouchè JordaanAnatolian Shepherd Dogs – Breeder082-557 5660 
Free State – EdenburgBlits Van HeerdenBlack Wildebeest082-777 0747 
Free State – FouriesburgJandrè BoshoffDonkeys / Ostriches / Alpaca082-579 1718 
Free State – PhilippolisHeinrich FunkJackal Control051-7737042/082-494 4060 
Free State – RouxvilleFrancois RaubenheimerJackal Control073-420 4438sweis@posdit.co.za
Free State – ViljoenskroonJan V BiljonAnatolian Shepherd Dogs – Breeder056-343 1093/082-781 5210 
Free State – WardenJohan StrydomTraining / “Silent Killer”/ Leg holding devices / Trapping cages 082-378 4460 
Free State – WelkomRion HornJackal Control072-124 9626 
Free State – WinburgMeyburgh TheronJackal Control083-271 8898doornpoort@vodamail.co.za
     
Gauteng – PretoriaDeon Cilliers, EWT – Wildlife Conflict Prevention Group  (011) 486 1102 / 082-853 1068deonc@ewt.org.za / www.ewt.org.za
Gauteng – Head Office, Irene, Pretoria – channels orders to agentsGert Meintjies, HotgroupGedragsmonitering086-146 8225sales@hotsure.co.za
     
     
KZNMaurice WilliamsElectric fencing082-557 2780ndlovu@stafix.co.za
KZN – KokstadJohn MohaudDogs083-501 1848rooiklip@telkomsa.net
KZN – MooirivierPJ SchoemanJackal Control082-953 7740 
KZN – MooirivierHenk CoetseeJack Russells082-772 9114henk0426@gmail.com
     
MpumalangaChris Marais (MEPS)Electric fencing082-459 3743 (Rand) 
Mpumalanga – CarolinaMarieta PieterseAnatolian Shepherd Dogs – Breeder083-656 0994marietha@lando.co.za
Mpumalanga – ErmeloMax Van Der MerweCourses073-207 0834 
Mpumalanga – SabieThys De WetPredator Expert076-129 0889thysd37@gmail.com
     
     
Northern Cape HopetownGerrie ScholtzAnatolian Shepherd Dogs – Breeder083-633 6006 
Northern Cape – KimberleyGert SchoombieThe San083-306 8289/082- 808 9473 
Northern Cape – LoxtonNiel Viljoen, NWGA ConsultantPredator expert082-381 8227nielviljoen@gmail.com
Northern Cape – MerwevilleAndrè Theron (Sound and lights)Jakkalsjaer083-3382025 / 02062-vra 1604 Merwevilleasco@mtnloaded.co.za
     
Western Cape – CaledonPhilip Lotter, CELMAXCollars / Veldwagter (cellphone)028 – 212 3346/ 082-333 0101philip@elpek.co.za
Western Cape – CederbergQuinton MartinsCape Leopard Trust027-482 9923 
Western Cape – GreytonHilton SaundersJackal control072-372 9065theboxhumvoti.co.za
Western Cape – HopefieldEddie Steenkamp, Protect-A-LambPoisonous collars and bells082-778 7775e.l.steenkamp@intekom.co.za
Western Cape – KnysnaPeter HeynsHounds (Bosvarke)083-528 7443info@africacomplete.co.za
Western Cape – Ladismith Tewis Van Oudtshoorn, 10 Eland street, Ladismith, Western Cape, 6655Jackal control083-630 9419tewisvo@telkomsa.net
Western Cape – Prins AlbertPeter SchneekluthCourses084-803 2399jackalcontrol@absamail.co.za
Western Cape – RobertsonSteve BlakeyJackal control072-591 1788 
Western Cape FARMRanger Livestock Security Collars 028 – 212 3346

FARMRANGER.CO.ZA 

 Desmond Schmidt   Collars082-414 3242 FAUNA TRACK       www.theftshop.co.za
 Ernst Van ZylSkaapwagter082-450 6988ernst@skaapwagters.co.za
 Klaas LouwDead Stop Collar072-424 7752 
 Nick King, Protective CollarsKing Collar072-379 8067 
 Tim SnowPoison082-802 6223snowman@bundunet.com
 Gerhard Verdoorn, Griffon Gif Inligting SentrumPoison expert082 4468946nesher@tiscali.co.za
 Agri-Alert – Jan-Adriaan CordierCollars that notifies the owner when livestock is being threatened by predators(018) 293 1291info@agri-alert.co.za ;         www.agri-alert.co.za
Nationwide G&G Varminting (Eugene van Niekerk & Gé Jooste)Jackal hunting & Equipment sales 082 535 4100geno@ggvarminting.co.za

The Predation Management Information Centre (PMiC) have compiled the following documents contain details on the regulatory framework (acts, ordinances, and regulations) regarding management of damage-causing animals for each department, along with contact details of permit offices and of officials dealing with these matters.

PMiC list of national and provincial authorities 

Namelist of provincial authorities, dealing with damage causing animals and who serve on the Predation Management Forum 

(Information as at November 2021) 

 

ProvinceName of Official Cell number Email address 
Western Cape Jaco van Deventer 082 455 5564jvdeventer@capenature.co.za 
Eastern Cape Tim de Jongh 082 461 4087tbone.dejongh@dedea.gov.za 
Northern CapeDavid Paulse 082 335 7713paulsedavid@gmail.com 
Free State Lourens Goosen 066 487 2881goosenl@destea.gov.za 
Gauteng Leon Lotter 071 262 2969leon.lotter@gauteng.gov.za 
Mpumalanga Gerrie Camacho082 353 9097gerriecamacho7@gmail.com 
North West Vasti Botha 083 761 7497bothavasti@yahoo.com 
Limpopo Sam Makhubele 082 904 5874makhubelesh@ledet.gov.za 
KZN Dr. Thokozani Mkhize 082 570 1446Thokozani.mkhize@kznwildlife.com 
 
Province Surname Name District Contact 
Western Cape Pienaar Schalk Beaufort West 076 012 8684
Eastern Cape Jordaan Willem-LowHofmeyr 083 261 6462
 Mulder Taffie Klipplaat 082 295 3136
 Nel Christo Uitenhage 073 649 2360
Free State Pienaar Arno Edenburg 078 197 5148
Northern Cape Janse van Rensburg SP Hopetown 082 453 9045
 Badenhorst Johann Douglas 072 806 7249 
National Viljoen Niel Loxton 082 3818 227
Special thanks to Benjam L Kruger from WRSA for the Wild life photos used on the website.

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