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24/02/09

On March 2, 2009 the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy celebrated the re-opening of the Ngare Ndare Clinic. The clinic was officially re-opened by the Honorable Silas Muriuki, the Member of Parliament for the area. This clinic will serve over 3,500 people, most of who are local farmers living within the area and with almost no... more

26/01/09

It is not news to you or any of our loyal supporters that ivory poaching remains a major threat to Kenya’s elephant population. Recently, there have been strong indications that it could be on the rise in northern Kenya. In 2008 alone, 47 poaching incidents were reported to the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy (LWC) radio room.... more

15/01/09

The date for the 2009 Safaricom Marathon on the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy is Saturday 27th June 2009. Registration for the 2009 Safaricom Marathon IS NOW OPEN. Kenyan Resident Entry forms, giving details on costs and accommodation options, are available here: Full Marathon Entry Form Half Marathon Entry... more

02/01/09

"Wildlife veterinary work is very challenging. But what keeps me going is the passion to help these magnificent animals." These are the words of Lewa's resident vet, Dr. Stephen Chege who is continually called upon to alleviate the suffering of ailing wild animals. One such case was an adult male elephant that... more

21/12/08

As we near the end of another calendar year, on behalf of everyone at the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy, I want to thank you for your support and the important work you have allowed us to do. In this challenging year for Kenya and for the rest of the world, we continued to focus on our mission to be a Catalyst for... more

27/11/08

On November 8, 2008, in close partnership with the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS), the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy and the Ol Pejeta Conservancy started the translocation of approximately 480 Lelwel hartebeest (Alcelaphus buselaphus lelwel) from the eastern sector of Solio Ranch in the Laikipia District of Kenya. The... more