Monthly Archives: December 2009

Thank You 2009 Donors and a Christmas Wish

This year has been one of the most difficult years in the field.  I have been in Samburu since 2002 and I cannot remember such a tough period for the local people, their livestock and the wildlife.   The drought has been terrible with wildlife and livestock dying in large numbers.  In October we received […]

Samburu is Green!

Samburu is so beautiful as I write this.  Although the initial rains in October stopped for 4 weeks and everything began to dry up in November, we were fortunate to receive about 5 days of rain in early December.  The land has transformed.  It is so green, grass is everywhere and the Ewaso Nyiro River […]

Thanks Norma!

Norma, thank you for your donation to Ewaso Lions!  It was lovely to see you in Samburu a few months ago.  We are finally getting some rain in Samburu which is fantastic and it is finally becoming green. Thank you again for your donation – it will go a long way in helping us achieve […]

Training Porini Guides in the Maasai Mara

In November, I traveled to the Porini Camps in the Maasai Mara to train their guides on predator ecology and identification.  I visited the Mara Porini Camp in Ol Kinyei Conservancy and the Porini Lion Camp in Olare Orok Conservancy.  The objective of my visit was to train the guides at the camps and also […]

Asante Kriselda!

Thank you Kriselda for your donation to Ewaso Lions! It really means a lot to us and goes a long way in enabling us to continue the work that we are doing. I hope to show you some of the lions in Samburu this month and the effects of the recent rain.   Samburu is […]