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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.

AFRICA CLIMATE SUMMIT 2023: EMBRACING ELECTRIC VEHICLES

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Friday, September 8, 2023 - 11:30

In a world grappling with the urgent need to combat climate change, innovative measures are emerging across different industries. The field of conservation is no exception, as the Africa Climate Summit being held in Nairobi brings together delegates from across the continent to address pressing environmental issues, including climate change and conservation efforts, as well as immerse themselves in Kenya’s rich biodiversity through visits to the Nairobi National Park.

KWS RECEIVES EQUIPMENT FROM WWF TO AID CONSERVATION

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Thursday, August 31, 2023 - 11:30

KWS Director General Dr Erustus Kanga Thursday, August 31, 2023 received donations from World Wildlife Fund (WWF) worth over 38 million shillings to aid rangers in operations to protect wildlife. While thanking WWF for the donation, Dr Kanga said the equipment will be a big morale booster to rangers, translating to enhanced protection of wildlife.

KWS HOSTS eCITIZEN INDUCTION FORUM FOR TOURISM STAKEHOLDERS

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Thursday, August 31, 2023 - 05:00

In an effort to streamline the recently-introduced e-Citizen modalities at all park and reserves entry points, the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) hosted a tourism stakeholder’s induction forum at Nairobi National Park’s Clubhouse grounds, Wednesday, 30th August, 2023.

The forum was intended to demystify the e-Citizen platform to all in attendance, as well as satisfy stakeholders’ reservations, and find long-term solutions to pertinent issues raised during the forum.

KWS HOSTS INAUGURAL KENYA PARKS INVESTORS FORUM 2023

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Friday, August 25, 2023 - 09:15

The secluded Clubhouse in Nairobi National Park was the venue for the first ever Kenya Parks Investors Forum on 23rd August 2023, hosted by Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) Director General Dr. Erustus Kanga.

KWS HOSTS FORUM FOR REVIEW OF NATIONAL PARKS, RESERVES AND SANCTUARIES CONSERVATION FEES

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Saturday, August 19, 2023 - 13:45

In a world where natural resources are under increasing strain and the need for sustainable practices has become more urgent than ever, on August 17th, 2023, the Director General of the Kenya Wildlife Service, Dr. Erustus Kanga, convened a validation forum to review the proposed fees for National Parks, Reserves, and Sanctuaries for the period 1st January 2024, to 31st December 2025 at the Nairobi National Park Club House.

KENYA CELEBRATES WORLD ELEPHANT DAY

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Saturday, August 12, 2023 - 15:15

In a world filled with incredible wild creatures, few touch our hearts and captivate our minds quite like elephants. For eleven years, people around the globe have come together to celebrate and raise awareness for these giants on World Elephant Day. Celebrated on August 12th every year, this special day serves as a reminder of the critical role that elephants play in our ecosystems and the urgent need to protect them and their habitats from the numerous threats they face.

KWS CELEBRATES WORLD LION DAY

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Thursday, August 10, 2023 - 11:30

Every year since 2013, on August 10th, the world comes together to celebrate World Lion Day, an occasion that provides a global platform to raise awareness about the majestic endangered species that once roamed over a vast portion of the ecosystem; ‘The Lion.’ Often referred to as the “King of the Jungle,” lions are iconic creatures, known for their beauty, social structures and strength.

KENYA WILDLIFE SERVICE CELEBRATES ITS NEW DIRECTOR GENERAL

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Wednesday, August 2, 2023 - 16:45

A celebratory mood engulfed KWS headquarters after the official announcement that Dr Erustus Kanga has been substantively appointed KWS Director General. Dr Kanga was confirmed as the Service’s CEO following the conclusion of a stringent process, Wednesday, 2nd August, 2023.

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