News - 2009
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Wings Over Wetlands (WOW) launch a Flyway Training Kit
Published: 18 May, 2010
The Wings Over Wetlands (WOW) project, the largest international wetland and waterbird conservation initiative ever to take place in the African-Eurasian region, on 14th May 2010 launched an innovative Flyway Training Kit at a special presentation during the fourteenth meeting of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) at the UNEP Headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya. ...
Efforts to save Nairobi National Park gain momentum
Published: 13 May, 2010
Nairobi National Park is set to benefit from a number of initiatives being rolled out by various stakeholders. Being the world’s only wildlife capital located only seven kilometres from the Nairobi City centre, the park and its delicate ecosystem has over the years been exposed to massive environmental risks due to human settlements and other activities. ...
World Migratory Bird Day
Published: 11 May, 2010
World Migratory Bird Day focuses on globally threatened migratory birds On 8-9 May 2010 thousands of people around the world will be attending World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) events which will celebrate bird migration and highlight migratory birds in crisis. ...
Roadmap to save nationally endangered roan antelope
Published: 06 May, 2010
A roadmap to save the nationally critically endangered roan antelope has been started. The national roan antelope conservation task force to steer the formulation of a national conservation and management strategy held its first meeting in Kisumu at the end of last month. ...
Multimillion dollar response to Mau appeal brings restoration hope to Kenya and the region
Published: 05 May, 2010
UNEP pledges support and calls for donor action to meet the USD $ 99 Million Target. Donors on Wednesday May 5, 2010 pledged approximately USD $10 million in support of the Kenyan Government’s appeal to save the vital Mau Forest Complex...
Kenya and Tanzania joint wildlife census results released
Published: 03 May, 2010
Kenya Wildlife Service Community Support deworms 650 children through rhino study
Published: 23 Apr, 2010
Kenya Wildlife Service community support is popularly known to focus on provision of social amenities based on three pillars of education and health facilities and provision of water. ...
138 graduate at the Kenya Wildlife Service Training Institute
Published: 20 Apr, 2010
The Kenya Wildlife Service Training Institute on recently held its 8th graduation ceremony at its institute in Naivasha.A total of 138 students were conferred with diplomas and certificates in various disciplines, including Environmental Management, Tourism Management, Wildlife Management...
Company of the Year Awards CEOs tour KWS
Published: 14 Apr, 2010
Fifty Company of the Year Awards (COYA) chief executive officers recently visited the Kenya Wildlife Service headquarters for a brief on the change the parastatal has undergone in the last five years. ...
Ogiek Council of Elders officially launched to address the forest dwelling community’s concerns.
Published: 12 Apr, 2010
The historic development marks the very first time the indigenous community with attachment to Mau Forests Complex has formed its own leadership structure representing various forest blocks to work directly with the Government through the Interim Coordinating Secretariat (ICS)....