News - 2009
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Kenya launches sh10 billion national Bio-prospecting strategy
Published: 03 Nov, 2011
Kenya has launched a Sh10 billion national bio-prospecting strategy for within and outside protected areas ...
Kisumu impala conservation boat race 2011
Published: 14 Oct, 2011
Kenya Wildlife Service in conjunction with stakeholders is organising the inaugural Kisumu Impala Conservation Boat Race to be held next month in Lake Victoria. ...
Phase one of Narok elephant translocation completed
Published: 04 Oct, 2011
Phase one of elephant translocation into the Maasai Mara by the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) has been successfully completed. By the end of the exercise, 62 elephants had been moved from Narok North to the world-famous Maasai Mara National Reserve ...
KWS focuses on climate change in managing wildlife
Published: 29 Sep, 2011
Kenya Wildlife Service is investing Sh275 million for drought mitigation in wildlife management across the country. This was said by the KWS Director Julius Kipng’etich during the opening of a two-day Climate Change and Wildlife Management Workshop at the Sarova Taita...
New helicopter to boost wildlife conservation operations
Published: 28 Sep, 2011
Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) has received a major boost in its air operations following the acquisition of a new Bell 407 helicopter. The chopper, with a carrying capacity of seven, is set to further enhance conservation work....
Cycle with the rhino 2011 event
Published: 19 Sep, 2011
Saturday, 17th September 2011, Nakuru: The 8th edition of the Cycle with the Rhino event held at the Lake Nakuru National Park raised Sh6 million for conservation. ...
Elephant translocation in the Maasai Mara
Published: 14 Sep, 2011
The Kenya Wildlife Service will from next week start moving about 50 elephants from Narok North to the Maasai Mara National Reserve in Narok South to mitigate escalating human wildlife conflict in the area. ...
Kenya Wildlife Service recruits 40 management trainees.
Published: 14 Sep, 2011
Kenya Wildlife Service on Monday, September 12, 2011. recruited management trainees....
KWS to host workshop on endangered Roan Antelope
Published: 13 Sep, 2011
Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) will host a national stakeholder’s workshop from September 14-16, 2011 in Homa Bay to formulate a national recovery and conservation strategy for the endangered roan antelope....
KWS marks international vulture awareness day at Meru National Park
Published: 02 Sep, 2011
Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) on September 3, 2011 marked the International Vulture Awareness Day at Meru National Park....