Month: October 2018

Month: October 2018

Loita Hills Protection

Over the last two weeks Mara Elephant Project deployed our rapid response unit to the Mosiro and Loita Hills area of the greater Mara ecosystem. Our intelligence unit had gathered information that there was an active poaching ring operating in Mosiro, which prompted the rapid response unit to be deployed to this area. Once on the ground, they found some very discouraging evidence that poaching was actively happening in this area and had been for some time. An elephant carcass estimated to be … Continue reading.

Prestigious Wildlife Photographer Fundraising for MEP

Photographer Klaus Tiedge has been a prominent figure in the field of commercial photography for more than 20 years. In 2001, Klaus moved to South Africa and not long after he started pursuing fine art photography full-time to bring attention to the beauty and diversity of the African continent. “My curiosity for Africa hasn’t abated as I find myself travelling more than ever. Whether portraying her people, animals or landscapes, I find that Africa is good for my soul. It is rich, genuine… Continue reading.

Seed Balls Distributed

Mara Elephant Project has partnered with Seedballs Kenya to help reforest Kenya in some of the areas devastated by illegal charcoal production and logging (read more here). Four generous donors recently gave MEP a total of 65 kg of seedballs to distribute via the Karen Blixen Camp Ree Park Safari helicopter and send along with MEP ranger units to use while out on patrol. One of the MEP patrol vehicles getting loaded up with seed balls from Seedballs Kenya for distribution. One area of partic… Continue reading.