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15/12/16

About a month ago, our resident Kenya Wildlife Service vet, Dr Mathew Mutinda, received an urgent call. Two female elephant calves, approximately five and two years of age, were spotted abandoned around the lava flows of Shaba in northern Kenya. The calves seemed disoriented and dehydrated, and it was later revealed that... more

14/12/16

On the 17th of November, photographer KT Merry hosted a gallery show in NYC for the benefit of the work that we do here on Lewa. The gallery featured stunning images of Lewa's wildlife and landscapes - a huge thank you to all who attended. There are still first edition photos of some of our majestic Lewa wildlife... more

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