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14/12/16

We are so excited to announce that you can now watch the Kenya Wildlife Diaries, filmed here on Lewa-Borana and the Northern Rangelands Trust community conservancies, on what our day to day life as conservationists entails. From protecting rhinos and elephants, moving them to new sanctuaries and caring for orphaned... more

14/12/16

Solio, the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy’s oldest rhino, has died at age 42; surpassing the average wild black rhino lifespan of 30-35 years.  Nicknamed the ‘grand old lady’ of Lewa, the critically endangered black rhino was one of the Conservancy’s first rhinos, part of the 14 that formed Lewa’s pioneering population.... more

08/09/16

"By engaging the youth, we are shaping the future." John Kinoti, Lewa's Community Development Manager. One of Lewa's key development objectives is to engage young people from the neighbouring communities, recognising that their understanding of conservation imperatives is key in securing a future for... more

08/09/16

The Northern Rangelands Trust's Chief Programmes Officer Tom Lalampaa has got another accolade to add to his list. Tom has just been awarded the Bright Award for Environmental Sustainability from Stanford University, USA.  The Bright Award was created by a gift from Raymond E. Bright in 2007 on... more

06/09/16

On the 30th and 31st of January this year, citizens, scientists and conservationists came together to count and collect photographic data on the world's rarest zebra, the Grevy's, a species that almost exclusively is now found in the Laikipia-northern Kenya ecosystem.  The Grevy's zebra - easily distinguished by... more

05/09/16

Sarah Watson, Tusk Trust's Director of Programmes, our CEO's wife, a passionate nature lover and an ardent marathoner, recently run one of the world's toughest races to raise funds in support of wildlife rangers. Sarah was joined by Pete Newland, Lewa's Security Consultant, in this wild adventure that saw them run 250 km... more