The Curious Incident of the (Wild) Dog in The Nighttime

The Curious Incident of the (Wild) Dog in The Nighttime

"This was going to be a challenging operation - the wild dog needed to be moved toward the Sanctuary gate and let out before they got hungry. Hirola aren't known for their expert ability to evade predators, and what's more, there were plenty of young calves around." How an entire conservancy came together to tackle some criminal canines. 

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Saruni to Launch Black Rhino Tracking Safari in Sera Conservancy

Saruni to Launch Black Rhino Tracking Safari in Sera Conservancy

Saruni, the portfolio of luxury properties in Kenya, has partnered with Sera Community Conservancy to launch the first ever opportunity in east Africa for tourists to track black rhinos on foot. Opening in February 2017, 'Saruni Rhino' combines elegant but simple accommodation in open stone cottages, with a unique opportunity for guests to get close to wild black rhino with an experienced community guide. 

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Tom Lalampaa becomes first African to accept prestigious environmental prize

Tom Lalampaa becomes first African to accept prestigious environmental prize

NRT's Chief Programmes Officer Tom Lalampaa has been awarded the Stanford University's Bright Award. Tom becomes the first African to accept the prestigious international prize that recognises environmental pioneers. His work focuses on ending conflict between rival communities by illustrating the prosperity that comes with peace, which ultimately paves the road for sustainable land management and wildlife conservation in northern Kenya. 

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Press Release - Samburu Community to Open Elephant Sanctuary

Press Release - Samburu Community to Open Elephant Sanctuary

Namunyak Community Conservancy is to open the first community owned and managed elephant orphanage in Africa. The Reteti Elephant Sanctuary will take in orphaned and abandoned elephant calves with an aim to release them back into the wild herds adjoining the Sanctuary. Keepers Mary and Naomi, who are both from Namunyak, have already perfected the skill of returning lost calves back to their family herds. Since March, they have successfully returned five abandoned calves to their families, and have not yet needed to hand raise any individuals.

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Danish Ambassador Visits Westgate

Danish Ambassador Visits Westgate

On the 27th of July 2016, Mette Knudsen, the Danish Ambassador to Kenya, visited Westgate Conservancy. The Danish International Development Agency, DANIDA, is one of NRT's principal donors and the Ambassadors visit was a celebration of longterm support and partnership. It was also an opportunity for Ms. Knudsen to award certificates to morans graduating from the Moran Economic Empowerment Programme

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Mpus Kutuk Conservancy Expands to Oldonyiro Community Conservancy.

Mpus Kutuk Conservancy Expands to Oldonyiro Community Conservancy.

Mpus Kutuk Community Conservancy has expanded into one larger conservancy It is hoped that the establishment of the larger Oldonyiro Community Conservancy will help bring peace and stability to a volatile area, secure a vital wildlife corridor and provide an institutional platform for the communities to engage with surrounding landowners and neighbouring community conservancies.

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