News - 2010
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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...
New officials elected for Lake Nakuru committee
Published: 28 Apr, 2011
New officials have been elected to lead the group that helps Kenya Wildlife Service in organising the yearly Cycle with the Rhino event in Lake Nakuru Nation Park for the next two years. ...
National Giraffe conservation strategy workshop
Published: 15 Apr, 2011
Kenya Wildlife Service will on April 18-20, 2011 host a national stakeholders’ workshop on the giraffe at the KCB Leadership Centre in Karen, Nairobi. The workshop will develop a vision, goal and strategic objectives for the national strategy...
Amboseli gate construction gate gets go-ahead
Published: 06 Apr, 2011
Visitors to Amboseli National Park will soon enjoy better services following the commissioning of the construction of the new Kimana Gate by Hon David Mwiraria, the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) Board of Trustees chairman...
Abandoned Hyena cubs to find a new home
Published: 05 Apr, 2011
Mr. Godfrey Mutuku, the animal caretaker at the orphanage, says the cubs weighed an average of 500 grams when they were brought in but have now doubled their weight in less than a month....