Elephant Matters

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MEP’s First Official Event in Kenya

On April 27 Mara Elephant Project hosted their first official Kenyan event at Nairobi’s Tribe Hotel. The purpose of this event was to bring key stakeholders and business leaders in Kenya together to learn about MEP’s mission in the Mara and invite them to partner with us to protect elephants and conserve the greater Mara ecosystem, a critical natural asset of Kenya.   The entrance to the event space at Tribe Hotel.      Six of our Kenyan trustees were in attendance at the … Continue reading.
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MEP 2016 Annual Report

Mara Elephant Project is happy to announce that our Annual Report for 2016 is now available for you to download and read. 2016 MEP Annual Report While 2016 was a very positive year for MEP in terms of the continued reduction in the number of elephants being killed due to poaching and our human-elephant conflict (HEC) Toolkit, the growing rate of elephant deaths due to HEC is a very alarming statistic that is going to require our constant vigilance in 2017 and beyond. The Highlights In the Gr… Continue reading.
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The Maa Trust Visits MEP

On April 24 Mara Elephant Project was pleased to host 11 scholarship students from The Maa Trust to tour MEP HQ and learn about conservation from MEP rangers. The Maa Trust children at MEP HQ with Wilson & Ekru. The Maa Trust’s is an organization working towards a harmonious balance between conservation and sustainable human development in the Maasai Mara. They have a wide range of projects that increase the benefits to Maasai landowners of having wildlife on their land. These include … Continue reading.