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17/11/14

Lewa is one of only two properties in Africa to feature on the first Green List honour by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN). Picture courtesy of Lewa House /www.lewahouse.com  On the 14th of November, IUCN announced its first Green List of Protected Areas in Sydney, Australia. The... more

06/11/14

This has been a successful week for the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy. On Sunday, Lewa was recognised at the Safari Awards in London, followed by a Silver Award at the World Responsible Tourism Awards on Wednesday.  The Safari Award results were announced at a cocktail reception at Paramount Bar, looking out... more

30/10/14

Titilei, a robust white rhino living on Lewa delivered her third calf about a month ago much to delight of the entire Conservancy. While there is nothing extraordinary about a southern white rhino reproducing, according to our resident vet Dr. Matthew Mutinda, Titilei's latest delivery falls slightly short of being... more

23/10/14

Last week on Thursday, our resident Kenya Wildlife Service Vet Dr. Matthew Mutinda received a call from the neighbouring Marania Farm - an abandoned elephant calf had strayed into their property from the adjoining elephant corridor.  To ensure the safety and survival of the calf, a team from Lewa, Kenya... more

23/10/14

Lewa's neighbouring community of Ngare Ndare is severely polluted. As a result, the community suffers from frequent outbreaks of illnesses and often lacks clean and safe water.On the 17th of October, Lewa staff, local administration, the Laikipia Wildlife Forum and other environmental bodies came out to spearhead... more

21/10/14

The Lewa USA Gala, Fall for Rhinos, held on October 8th at The Union Club in New York welcomed 170 guests for a rhino-rich evening. 22 artists generously enhanced small rhinos that were used as centre pieces at the tables and then sold for auction. Attendees came from far and wide. Kathleen Crook, Lewa UK Board... more