Category Archives: Kenya Wildlife Service

Director of the Kenya Wildlife Service just resigned – now what?

Julius Kipng’etich, director of the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS), resigned yesterday and with his exit many issues go unresolved. He says his departure is in pursuit of personal interests, but is it really? With March elections looming was this cleaning … Continue reading

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Did the translocation of elephants into Kenya’s Maasai Mara National Reserve backfire?

Translocation of elephants from Narok North into Maasai Mara was on the Kenya Wildlife Service’s (KWS) agenda during September. According to the KWS, as of a few days ago phase one is complete and a huge success.  But how does … Continue reading

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The Kenya Wildlife Service has a Knack for Organizing Innovative Events to Aid Conservation

Last weekend the Kenya Wildlife Service hosted their annual wheelbarrow race in Hell’s Gate National Park, aptly named “To Hell’s Gate on a Wheelbarrow.” Hell’s Gate was named after a narrow break in the cliffs. But where “hell” came from … Continue reading

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