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KENYANS TO ENJOY FREE ENTRY TO NATIONAL PARKS ON JAMHURI DAY

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Friday, December 8, 2023 - 16:15

Tourism and Wildlife Cabinet Secretary Dr. Alfred Mutua on Friday, 8th December, 2023, extended a generous hand of welcome to all Kenyans, granting them free entry into all national parks to commemorate Kenya’s upcoming 60th Jamhuri Day, to be marked on12th December, 2023.

KWS HOSTS CHIEF OF STAFF AND HEAD OF PUBLIC SERVICE

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Thursday, November 30, 2023 - 07:15

Kenya’s Chief of Staff and Head of Public Service, Hon. Felix K. Koskei paid a familiarization visit to the Kenya Wildlife Service headquarters, Wednesday, 29th November, 2023.
Hon. Koskei was received by the Principal Secretary, State Department for Wildlife, Hon. Silvia Museiya, KWS Board of Trustees Chairman Lt. Gen (Rtd.) Walter Raria Koipaton, other board members, the Director General Dr. Erustus Kanga, Senior Management and staff.

KWS MARKS NATIONAL TREE PLANTING DAY: OVER 5000 TREES PLANTED AT NAIROBI NATIONAL PARK

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Tuesday, November 14, 2023 - 14:45

The Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) staff and stakeholders celebrated the National Tree Planting Day on November 13, 2023 by planting trees at the Nairobi National Park. 

EPIC WALK FOR ELEPHANT ACROSS EAST AND CENTRAL AFRICA

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Wednesday, November 8, 2023 - 09:30

On Monday, 6th November 2023, the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) led by Ag. Deputy, Director Community Relations and Education Services Mary Kirabui, celebrated the East and Central Africa Elephant Awareness Campaign Walk, ‘Walk for Elephant’ final procession, honoring Jim Justus Nyamu, the founder of “Ivory Belongs to Elephant Movement”, at the KWS headquarters, Nairobi.

ROYAL GAME DRIVE IN NAIROBI NATIONAL PARK

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Thursday, November 2, 2023 - 10:30

On Wednesday evening,   November 1st 2023, the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) led by the Cabinet Secretary Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife, Dr. Alfred Mutua and the Director General, Dr. Erustus Kanga hosted His Majesty King Charles III and Queen Camilla during their official visit to Kenya at the Ivory Burning Site in Nairobi National Park.

 

Nairobi National Park and Mount Wuyi National Park Partnership

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Saturday, September 23, 2023 - 14:45

In a groundbreaking collaboration that transcends borders and celebrates shared commitment to wildlife conservation, the Nairobi National Park and Mount Wuyi National Park-China, managers signed a partnership deal under the visionary leadership of the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) Director General Dr. Erustus Kanga and the Fujian Governor Zhao Long, on the 22ndSeptember 2023, at the KWS Headquarters, Nairobi. 

KWS COMMEMORATES THE 13TH WORLD RHINO DAY AND THE LAUNCH OF THE 7TH EDITION OF THE RECOVERY AND ACTION PLAN (2022-2026) FOR THE BLACK RHINOCEROS IN KENYA

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Friday, September 22, 2023 - 19:00

The Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) led countrywide celebrations to commemorate World Rhino Day, simultaneously launching the Recovery and Action Plan for the Black Rhino, Friday, 22nd September, 2023 at the Club House in Nairobi National Park.

INTERNATIONAL SNAKEBITE AWARENESS DAY

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Tuesday, September 19, 2023 - 17:15

International Snake Bite Awareness Day (ISBAD) is an annual observance that started in 2018 to raise awareness of a neglected tropical disease that plagues a lot of our communities in developing countries. As custodians of our planet's diverse ecosystems, the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) plays a pivotal role in understanding and mitigating the impacts of snakebites on both human populations and wildlife.

KWS SHOWCASES COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP AT URA GATE CULTURAL FESTIVAL

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Monday, September 18, 2023 - 16:15

Community, Culture, and Conservation are three vital pillars of wildlife preservation, and the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) understands that their successful integration is essential to achieving their mission. During the recent Ura Gate Tharaka Nithi Cultural Festival, KWS demonstrated its unwavering commitment to environmental conservation and community engagement by sponsoring this annual celebration of unity, culture and the incredible biodiversity of the Tharaka region.

COLLARING OF GREVY’S ZEBRA IN NORTHERN KENYA

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Monday, September 18, 2023 - 16:00

The collaboration between the Kenya Wildlife Service Vet and Capture team led by Dr Isaac Lekolol, Mr. Linus Kariuki, Dr Dominic Mijele and Dr Mathew Mutinda with Grevy's Zebra Trust, and Marwell Wildlife to collar 20 Grevy's Zebras in the northern Kenyan landscape is a significant effort to study and conserve this critically endangered species.

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