The Kruger National Park Anti-Poaching Unit was nominated for the a Conservationist of the Year Award. This award goes to a person, team or an organisation committed to making a difference in advocating for the protection and preservation of wildlife and the environment.

The adjudication of the Awards takes place through an Adjudication Panel and a public voting process. Voting closed on 17 November 2016. The voting was for the GKEPF team and all the Ranger Stations, Air Wing support and the dogs.

The links below is an Interview with General Johan Jooste.