Archive for the ‘Staff’ Category

Video: Our Expedition Up Mount Kenya for Lions

Feb 9, 2017 | Categories: Camp Life, Donors, Staff | 2 Comments

In January, we organised a team expedition up Mount Kenya. The five day trek was an unforgettable experience as we climbed to 3,985 meters (16,300 ft). In doing this, we were able to drew attention to the dramatic decline of lions in Africa, and we raised $20,000 for lion conservation.

We put together this fun video showing highlights from the expedition. Enjoy!

 

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Lion Scouts Capture Data on Lions and Livestock

Jan 27, 2017 | Categories: Research, Staff | Leave A Comment »

Lions Scouts: Lenakae, Jeremiah and Francis.

Every day, our Ewaso Lions Scouts put on their uniforms and head into the bush on patrol. The three Scouts bring an important research element to our conservation work. By collecting baseline data and monitoring long term lion and wildlife population trends, we can measure the progress of our work and design new activities that ultimately promote lion conservation.

Scouts are trained on all aspects of wildlife conservation including conflict mitigation, carnivore ecology, the importance of carnivores, GPS tracking and more. Scouts monitor lion and wildlife movement, gather data on abundance and distribution, and serve as wildlife ambassadors by spreading the conservation message to their communities.

Meet the Scouts The Ewaso Lio...

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We Did It! Ewaso Lions Summits Mt Kenya. [Photos]

Jan 25, 2017 | Categories: Other news, Staff | Leave A Comment »

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For five days, our team climbed Mt Kenya for one purpose: protecting lions. What began as an adventure to strengthen our team turned into something much more. Thanks to many of you, we were able to raise nearly $20,000 for our lion conservation programmes. And at the same time, we used our expedition to raise awareness among people around the world that Kenya's lions are in serious trouble.

Updated: We did it! We completed our goal of raising $20,000 for lion conservation. Thanks to everyone who contributed!! Video available here: https://youtu.be/LEJTLcJiFjk

Here we tell the story of our expedition through photos.

The team consists of 18 members: 14 Ewaso Lions staff, 1 of our sponsored students, 1 board member, and 2 friends of ...

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Marching for Lions in Nairobi

Oct 16, 2016 | Categories: Lions, Other news, Staff | Leave A Comment »

Toby and Jeneria with our banner at the start of the walk in Nairobi.

Written by Toby Otieno, Research Manager

Ewaso Lions was invited to participate in the Global March for Elephants, Rhinos and Lions in Nairobi. The event was jointly organised by Wildlife Direct and the Kenya Wildlife Service. This was the third year for the march and it was bigger than ever!

Yesalai and I took part in the event on Oct 15th, which was a 10 km march from Nairobi National Museums to KWS headquarters through Uhuru Highway, Nyayo Stadium and Lang’ata road. The walk took about 4 hours. This was my first time participating in such events.

The march was about stopping wildlife trade on elephants, rhinos and lions. The event has been happening in several cities around the world. There were good number of people who show...

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Tickets for San Francisco Wildlife Expo On Sale Now

Sep 14, 2016 | Categories: Donors, Staff | 1 Comment

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It's that time of year again when we travel to San Francisco for the annual Wildlife Expo hosted by the Wildlife Conservation Network. Saturday, October 8, 2016 10am–6pm Mission Bay Conference Center, San Francisco, CA We will give a talk at 10am and be present throughout the day at our table where we will have Kenyan crafts for sale.

Tickets go fast, so don't miss out!

> Buy tickets online

> Read the full schedule including special guest speakers ...

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