Month: February 2018

Month: February 2018

Entire MEP Team

This Valentine’s Day Show Some Love For MEP

Show Some Love for MEP Rangers Mara Elephant Project’s Amazon Wish List is a really great way for people to directly support MEP rangers. Most items listed are things that 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 and other contraband. Twenty dollars can buy MEP rangers an 8-pack of Lithium batteries that fuels almos… Continue reading.

The Mara’s Greatest Ambassador for Wildlife Conservation

Kenya has lost one of its greatest ambassadors for wildlife conservation, Mr. Willie Roberts (pictured left). Mara Elephant Project would not exist if it were not for the visionary efforts taken by Willie, the forefather of wildlife conservation in the Maasai Mara. We are so sorry to let you know that our lovely Dad, Husband and Grandpa left on his last safari on Friday the 26th of January after a short but hard fight against cancer. Just as he left us, back home, a pride of lion went roaring… Continue reading.

MEP January 2018 Report

Mara Elephant Project has started off 2018 with a new partnership, a significant arrest, many MEP HQ visitors and the loss of one of the Kenyan conservationist greats. MEP Monthly Report January 2018 We had a notable joint operation with Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) that resulted in an ivory recovery and arrest of two middlemen. The MEP intelligence team was following a gang they suspected were poaching and on January 23, MEP and KWS undercover rangers arrested two individuals with 50 kg of e… Continue reading.