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03/02/17

In the wake of catastrophic declines of vulture populations across Africa, The Peregrine Fund partnered with the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy, Northern Rangelands Trust, and Marwell Wildlife to monitor and protect critical breeding sites in northern Kenya. What vultures lack in looks they make up for in services. The epitome... more

03/02/17

Colleagues at Ewaso Lions in Northern Kenya have reported that a young male lion that was last seen in November 2013 in Samburu has been sighted here at Lewa. Lewa, with partners Marwell Wildlife, have been working closely to establish strong monitoring tools for large carnivore conservation on the conservancy and its... more

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