Monthly Archives: May 2009

Similarities Between Lion Conservation in Kenya and Wolf Conservation in the USA

Here is another blog from guest blogger Nina Fascione- Click here for 1st blog One day, Steve and I accompanied Shivani when she gave a presentation to the 25  West Gate Community Community scouts who patrol the conservancy monitoring wildlife, enforcing security in the area, preventing illegal grazing in protected core areas, and sensitizing communities […]

Working With Renowned Human-Wildlife Conflict Expert From USA

I was thrilled to have Nina Fascione and her husband Steve Kendrot come and stay with us at the Ewaso Lions camp a while back.  Nina is the Vice President for Field Conservation for Defenders of Wildlife and a renowned human-wildlife conflict expert.  Today we have a special guest blog written by Nina! After looking […]

Africa’s Young Conservation Biologist of the Year!

I am very excited to let you know that I am the recipient of the Society for Conservation Biology (SCB) Africa Section Young Women Conservation Biologist of the Year award! More information that was announced recently is below: Young Women Conservation Biologists Award won by Kenyan Lion Researcher Shivani Bhalla The Society for Conservation Biology […]

Samburu Is Still Dry…

Hello friends, I am sorry for the long long silence!  I was in Nairobi all of April, working on data and reports.  I returned to Samburu about 2 weeks ago and have been busy setting up the Echo Lima Camp once again in West Gate Community Conservancy, trying to find the lions, catching up with […]