Elephant Matters

Month: April 2017

Introducing the MEP Pamphlet

  Mara Elephant Project is pleased to announce our latest fundraising and marketing tool, the MEP pamphlet. This pamphlet is perfect reading material for hotel lobbies, lodge coffee tables or your MEP fundraising events. It’s a great introduction to MEP and highlights the crisis we’re facing in the Mara as well as MEP’s approach, all in an easy-to-read, visually exciting way.   “This MEP pamphlet is a great representation of our entire organization and the crisis we’re… Continue reading.
Wilson planting seeds at school

MEP’s Earth Day Seedling Initiative

Earth Day is an environmental movement founded by Earth Day Network with the mission to broaden and diversify the environmental movement worldwide and to mobilize it as the most effective vehicle to build a healthy, sustainable environment, address climate change, and protect the Earth for future generations. The first Earth Day was celebrated in 1970 and Earth Day’s 2017 campaign is environmental and climate literacy. Mara Elephant Project supports the belief that education is the foundati… Continue reading.
Ndorre Collaring

Meet MEP’s Newest Collared Elephant: Ndorre

The Loita Hills area of Kenya has seen an increase in poaching over the last two months. The drought in the area has pushed many herders into the area and elephants desperate for food and water have moved into areas ripe for poaching. Mara Elephant Project needed to collect data on elephant movements in this critical area so that our rapid response team could effectively protect these elephants, arrest poachers and prevent further conflict. So, on February 17, MEP collared a female elephant r… Continue reading.