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PHASE TWO OF THE 2024-2025 NATIONAL WILDLIFE CENSUS IN AMBOSELI-MAGADI ECOSYSTEM

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Thursday, July 11, 2024 - 10:00

The 2024-2025 National Wildlife Census was launched and completed in the Mara ecosystem, Narok County, in June 2024. The second phase of the census commenced in the 14,000 km2 Amboseli-Magadi ecosystem on 8th July, 2024, with a view to ascertain Kenya’s total wildlife populations, taking into account the vagaries wrought by the prolonged 2022 drought.

NATIONAL WILDLIFE CENSUS 2024 -2025 KICKS OFF AT NAROK AIRSTRIP

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Thursday, June 20, 2024 - 09:30

Cabinet Secretary in the Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife, Hon. Dr. Alfred Mutua, flagged off Kenya’s National Wildlife Census 2024-2025, at the Narok Airstrip, Maasai Mara landscape, Narok County, on 19th June, 2024.

KWS DG PRESENTS A CERTIFICATE OF APPRECIATION TO LONG-TERM SUPPORTERS OF THE SERVICE

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Thursday, June 13, 2024 - 12:00

KWS Director General Dr. Erustus Kanga presented a certificate of appreciation to two long-term partners of the Service on 12th June, 2024, at KWS headquarters, in appreciation of the invaluable support afforded to the Service over the years.

KWS HOSTS CHIEF OF STAFF AND HEAD OF PUBLIC SERVICE IN KENYA’S SECOND NATIONWIDE TREE GROWING INITIATIVE

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Friday, May 24, 2024 - 14:15

The Chief of Staff and Head of Public Service, Hon. Felix Koskei, led KWS Board of Trustee members, Director General, Senior Management, staff and partners in a tree growing exercise adjacent to KWS Central workshop in Nairobi National Park on Friday 24th May, 2024.

ASSORTED VEHICLES DONATED TO BOOST ELEPHANT CONSERVATION

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Tuesday, May 21, 2024 - 10:30

The Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) received a vehicle fleet donation worth over 400,000 US Dollars from the Shiraz and Leili Wildlife Foundation at the Nairobi National Park’s historic Ivory Burning Site, Monday 20th May, 2024.

RHINO CONSERVATION EFFORTS BOOSTED

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Friday, May 17, 2024 - 18:15

Kenya Wildlife Service’s rhino conservation efforts received a considerable boost with the donation of a plethora of equipment, reading material and clothing items at a grand event held at KWS headquarters on Friday 17th May 2024.

Receiving the donations, KWS Director General Dr. Erustus Kanga expressed gratitude at the long-standing collaborative conservation model KWS and her partners, which enables the Service attain her broad mandate.

KWS PARTICIPATES IN MUMONI HILLS TREE PLANTING EXERCISE

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Friday, May 17, 2024 - 18:15

Lt. Gen. (Rtd) Walter Raria, Chairman of KWS Board of Trustees, and Dr. Erustus Kanga, Director General of the Kenya Wildlife Service, accompanied Dr. Alfred Mutua, Cabinet Secretary for the Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife, Hon. Soipan Tuya, Cabinet Secretary for the Ministry of Environment, Climate Change, and Forestry, Mr. John Ololtuaa, Principal Secretary of the State Department for Tourism, Mr.

KENYA WILDLIFE SERVICE HOSTS A NATIONAL STAKEHOLDERS VALIDATION WORKSHOP ON THE CONSERVATION OF THE GREY CROWNED CRANE

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Friday, May 3, 2024 - 16:30

KWS hosted a National Stakeholders Validation workshop on The Single Species Action Plan (2024–2033) for the Conservation of the Grey Crowned Crane (Balearica regulorum) in Kenya, at the Wildlife Research & Training Institute (WRTI) in Naivasha.

KWS RECRUITMENT ATTRACTS SCORES OF APPLICANTS

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Thursday, April 18, 2024 - 10:45

The five-day countrywide recruitment drive for cadets (Assistant Warden I) and rangers in the ratio of 150 to 1,350, respectively that commenced on Monday 15th April 2024, in search of 1,500 young and dynamic conservationists is on course.

Day 1 of the eagerly anticipated exercise kicked off in Lamu, Marsabit, Isiolo, Embu, Kitui, Machakos, Turkana, West Pokot, Samburu, Nandi, Migori and Kisii counties.

KWS HOSTS DONORS AND DEVELOPMENT PARTNERS MEETING

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Friday, March 15, 2024 - 10:15

In an effort to deepen collaborative conservation, the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) Board of Trustees, Director General and Senior Management held a strategic meeting with key donors and partners at the Nairobi National Park’s Clubhouse, Thursday, 14th March, 2024.

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