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Alex Beard with the winners of the live-auction painting. This past Thursday wildlife artist and Lewa supporter Alex Beard premiered his new film "Drawing the Line" at the Explorers Club in New York City. The 35 minute film focuses on horrors of poaching, as well as the widespread impact of the illegal trade... more


The Lewa Wildlife Conservancy and its western neighbour Borana Conservancy are to drop the fence separating the two properties to form 93,000 acres of prime black rhino habitat.  Lewa is the pioneer privately-owned rhino sanctuary in Kenya and holds 11% of the country's black rhino population. Picture by Ann and... more


Lewa is thrilled to announce a new partnership with the Zoological Society of London (ZSL), that makes the Conservancy a test site for their Technology for Conservation Programme through its Instant Wild App.  As described on ZSL's site: "Instant Wild is a unique and multifaceted ZSL initiative which... more


Lewa has sponsored Munanda School, a government run primary school in one of the Conservancy's neighbouring communities, for the past 11 years. Located in the North-Eastern part of Lewa, the school is one of the Education Programme's greatest success, evident in its transformation from a run down... more


Every day, rangers put their lives on the line to protect our precious wildlife. A ranger's work often involves a lot of sacrifice, having to wake up at the crack of dawn to patrol vast areas and ensure that wildlife is safe from harm.  The 31st of July is the World Ranger Day. Lewa celebrates and... more


Renowned filmmaker Alan Root has raised funds from two great supporters of conservation - Paul Jones and David Koch - to have all his iconic wildlife films transferred to DVDs which will be given free to any organisation in East Africa involved in conservation or wildlife education.  Two sets of the first... more