Dung Beetle Bush School

"We Will Loose Something Deep Within Ourselves If We Allow Our Wilderness To be Destroyed"


Some History

Les Brett is currently the owner and  founder of  the Dung Beetle Bush School. With over 40 years of knowledge and experience in African countries such as Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe. A corporate member of the field Guides Association of Southern Africa and Professional Hunter's Association Les has achieve the coveted Level 3 Field Guide qualification. 

His specialist area of knowledge being dangerous game, in addition this he is also a licensed Professional Hunter (Dangerous Game) and Game Outfitter. The specialist training involved in this process is conducted through Dung Beetle Bush School where he instructs on both the Bush Survival and Anti Poaching courses.

International, private and public sector often seek his council and guidance when travelling and taking part in expeditions to remote areas of Africa, in the past Les has supported the British Schools Exploring Society, British Scouting Association, HM army forces, HM customs excise, US Special Forces, British Lions and England Rugby team as well as entities in the media and entertainment industry amongst others. Les also provides bespoke services catering to the needs of high net worth individuals and specialist tour operators.

With speaking engagements at venues such as the Royal Geographic Society in London and in schools throughout the United Kingdom and USA, presenting on a myriad of topics such as Conservation and Environment. Media appearances include UK television's "Wish you were here" and newspapers and magazines including Sunday Express, Scottish Sunday Express, Wonderlust, Red, Survival Africa and National Geographic.

"The preservation of our wilderness lies in the hands of our children"