Monthly Archives: August 2011

Video: Lion Cubs Hunt a Monkey in the River

Heather Gurd, Ewaso Lions volunteer, writes in depth about her experience watching lions make a kill! Observing lions and other predators within community areas, away from the relative protection provided by the National Reserves, is by no means an easy task. Life for a lion is much tougher here and this is typically reflected in […]

Warriors And Scouts Training

We recently completed a successful 3 day training workshop with Warriors and Scouts from Westgate and Mpus Kutuk Conservancies.  Prior to the workshop, we conducted tests with all the participants using photos of predators and asked lengthy questions, to know more about what they knew prior to the training.  The training covered various aspects of […]

A Glimpse Inside the Ewaso Lion Project by Guest Blogger Pascal Fournié

Today’s post was written by Pascal Fournié, founder and president of Afrique Horizons, a French organization that promotes conservation in Africa. Pascal visited Samburu in July and spent several days with Jeneria, our Field Officer. Here is his account. The first time I went to Samburu was in 1990. During the next twenty years, I […]

Ewaso Lions Featured in Africa Geographic Magazine

Exciting news for the Project! The latest issue of Africa Geographic magazine (Aug. 2011) has a feature article on Ewaso Lions. Science Editor Tim Jackson really captures the threats facing lions in northern Kenya and how our project is working with the community to conserve the big cats. The article describes the challenges of working […]