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JUNE 21, 2017

The Tsavo-Mkomazi aerial census is a regular cross border survey undertaken every three years within protected areas and their immediate neighborhoods in both Kenya and Tanzania. The protected areas covered during the census include: Tsavo...

Release: Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 14:45

The formulation of Kenya’s first-ever National Wildlife Conservation and Management Strategy has been launched today.

Environment and Natural Resources Cabinet Secretary, Prof Judi Wakhungu, also the inaugurated a national steering to provide policy direction, high-...

Monday, June 12, 2017 - 16:45

At about 7.10 a.m. on Sunday 23rd April renowned conservationist and author Kuki Gallmann drove out of her home at Laikipia Nature Conservancy to inspect damage committed by arsonists to her property. Kuki Gallman is an Honorary Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) Warden of...

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 14:45

Kenya Wildlife Service with support from various partners will next week conduct the Tsavo-Mkomazi elephant aerial survey.

The first three days of the census taking place between February12-24, 2017 will be dedicated to intensive training and induction of participants...

Release: Friday, February 10, 2017 - 11:15


Follow China’s lead and shut down ivory trade, says African Elephant Coalition

The 29 member countries of the African Elephant Coalition (AEC) today...

Release: Wednesday, February 1, 2017 - 19:15

Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) today fitted one of the more than 30 lions in Nairobi National Park (NNP) with a satellite radio collar to monitor its movement and location.

The early morning exercise was witnessed by KWS Director General Mr. Kitili Mbathi and...

Release: Monday, January 23, 2017 - 13:15

Kenya Wildlife Service is conducting investigations into the death of a black rhino in Lake Nakuru National Park on Sunday morning.

The five-year-old female rhino fell and died with a dart on the rear back. Rangers on patrol had come across the female rhino which was...

Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 17:00

Leading shoemaker, BATA Shoe Company (K) Ltd. has this morning entered into a partnership with the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) to support the conservation of lions.

Through a conservation campaign dubbed #Footprintsforthewild, the KWS – Bata...

Thursday, December 15, 2016 - 14:00

Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) has the mandate to conserve Kenya’s wildlife heritage in collaboration with its stakeholders. Marine parks contain critical habitats which include coral reefs and mangroves. These habitats are important breeding grounds for marine organisms that...

Release: Monday, December 5, 2016 - 10:00

Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) is saddened that in the early hours of this morning, an elephant died arising from a hit by a canter lorry at Kanga station area of the park along Mombasa-Nairobi highway.

The report coming from the highway police was received by KWS at...

Release: Friday, November 18, 2016 - 16:45


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