Month: July 2017

Month: July 2017

Celebrate World Ranger Day

Monday, July 31, 2017, World Ranger Day is celebrated globally to acknowledge the work rangers do to protect our natural and cultural treasures. Mara Elephant Project’s Amazon Wish List is a great way for people to directly support MEP rangers. Most items listed are essentials rangers use on a daily basis when they are stationed in the field for two-week periods focusing on intelligence gathering, mitigating human-elephant conflict, arresting poachers, building chili fences or seizing ivory… Continue reading.

MEP Kenya Trustee Appointed Honorary Warden by Beatrice Karanja

Mara Elephant Project is thrilled to announce that one of our Kenya Trustee’s, Beatrice Karanja, was appointed an Honorary Kenya Wildlife Service Warden for the Southern Region of Kenya. Beatrice visiting the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust orphanage.  I was elated, honoured and somewhat intimidated when I got a call from a friend, letting me know that I have been appointed by Kenya’s Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Natural Resources, Prof Judi Wakhungu, as an Honorary Kenya Wi… Continue reading.

MEP Pamphlet In Camps & Hotels

Mara Elephant Project has recently put together a MEP Pamphlet to be able to share MEP’s mission and how we fulfill that mission with a wider audience. Along with this informative pamphlet, we have designed a MEP Insert that highlights the costs of our initiatives and again, demonstrates our methods and results. It’s paramount to MEP’s success that we appeal to tourists coming to the Mara, especially during the high season like August when the great migration is occurring. Elephants … Continue reading.