News - 2010
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Go-ahead granted for new lodges in Meru Conservation Area
Published: 12 Jul, 2011
Tourism development efforts in the Meru Conservation Area have been boosted by approval for construction of more lodges....
African governments asked to join forces in fighting poaching
Published: 11 Jul, 2011
African governments have been asked to join forces in fighting poaching and other environmental crimes as way of protecting their economies. The call to sign up with the Lusaka Agreement was made t...
KWS hosts national workshop on Hirola antelope
Published: 21 Jun, 2011
Kenya Wildlife Service held a three-day national hirola stakeholders meeting at Masalani in Ijara to revise and update the antelope’s strategy. ...
Sh10 million raised for conservation from wheelbarrow race
Published: 17 Jun, 2011
More than Sh10 million was raised during the third edition of the yearly “ To Hell’s Gate on a Wheelbarrow” event at the Hell’s Gate National Park in Naivasha. This was a rise from the Sh7.1 million raised at the event last year...
KWS teams take part in Save Kakamega Forest Marathon
Published: 08 Jun, 2011
Robert Kipkorir and Georluna Ronoh triumphed in the inaugural Save Kakamega Forest Half-Marathon men and women’s category respectively. Kipkorir clocked 1:05:41 to win the first...
KWS Wardens and Scientists Conference to be held in Nanyuki May 23-25, 2011
Published: 18 May, 2011
The 7th Wardens and Scientists conference will be held at the Sportsman Arms hotel Nanyuki from May 23 to 25, 2011. ...
French agency sets sights on Marsabit National Park
Published: 16 May, 2011
The French development agency that funded the rehabilitation of Meru National Park has set sights on replicating a similar project in Marsabit National Park. ...
Kengen donates Sh3m to Hell’s Gate National Park
Published: 12 May, 2011
Power generating company KenGen has donated Sh3 million towards a fundraising-cum-fun event dubbed “To Hell’s Gate on a wheelbarrow” to be held in Hells Gate National Park, Naivasha. ...
KWS successfully translocates white rhino from Maasai Mara to Nairobi National Park
Published: 10 May, 2011
The Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) on Tuesday May 3, 2011, successfully carried out a translocation exercise involving a white rhino from the Maasai Mara to the Nairobi National Park (NNP)....
Illegal elephant ivory seized at JKIA
Published: 09 May, 2011
Illegal ivory destined for West Africa and purported to be from two non-existent embassies based in Nairobi was on May 5, 2011 seized at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport...