Elephant Matters

Treating Young Bull Ele

HEC Rapid Response in the February Helicopter Report

In February Mara Elephant Project responded to a herd of over 100 elephants that were crop raiding in the Kiridon area, which was the major storyline of the Helicopter Report February 2017. This mega herd of elephants included four of MEP’s collared elephants and time was of the essence since angry farmers surrounded them and it was reported from the area chief that two gunshots were heard. MEP needed to rapidly respond to push this large herd to safety and the best tool we have in our HEC… Continue reading.
Hangar Completed

MEP’s Completed Helicopter Hangar

If you’ve been following Mara Elephant Project’s most recent helicopter reports, then you know that our hangar for the Karen Blixen Camp Ree Park Safari helicopter is nearly complete. The hangar’s foundation was completed in December along with the apron and landing pad.   We started on the structure in January and now, the only thing remaining is to paint the door and the inside, which should be done by the first of March.       This hangar is vital to MEP’s ope… Continue reading.
School Kids Holding MEP

In Honor of World Wildlife Day: MEP’s School Project

The UN World Wildlife Day (WWD) on March 3 is the global celebration of the many beautiful and varied forms of wild animals and plants on our planet as well as an occasion to raise awareness of the multitude of benefits that conservation provides to both wildlife and people and the plight of many threatened or endangered species. The theme of this year’s celebration is ‘Listen to the Young Voices’, with a focus on connecting young people around the world to explore what wildlife conser… Continue reading.