Monthly Archives: May 2012

Human-Wildlife Conflict – or is it Human-Human Conflict?

I was fortunate to attend a week-long training course facilitated by Francine Madden of the Human-Wildlife Conflict Collaboration. The training was held at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy and I am very grateful to the Denver Zoological Foundation for funding to attend the training. We were a large diverse group that attended, from all over the […]

Lion Killed On Highway

Jalalo, one of the females in the Ngare Mara Pride, recently lost one of her 1-year old male cubs. The lions were crossing the main tarmac highway (Isiolo-Archers Post) at night, accessing a swamp opposite the Chokaa Gate entrance, when a speeding vehicle hit the cub. We went to investigate the following day and identified […]

Training Warriors with Grevy’s Zebra Trust

We teamed up with the Grevy’s Zebra Trust (GZT) team earlier in the year to train their new Warrior recruits from the Laisamis region, north of Samburu. This week-long training exercise brought together our Warriors from Westgate with ten Samburu and Rendille Warriors focusing on Grevy’s zebra monitoring in an area where they are threatened […]