Elephant Matters

Month: June 2019

MEP Re-Collars Bull Fred

Since 2011, Mara Elephant Project (MEP) has collared 48 flagship elephants across the Mara ecosystem. Collaring, monitoring and collecting data on elephants are key components to ensuring we meet our mission objectives.We maintain a collaring schedule that outlines for our organization a timeline for collaring in any given year. Currently, MEP has 16 collared elephants that we monitor in real-time daily.MEP has been using the real-time location data provided by the collars to monitor the move… Continue reading.

MEP 2018 Annual Report by Marc Goss

As Mara Elephant Project officially ends our seventh year in operation, I reflect on how we’ve come such a long way from the shipping container and tent that used to be MEP’s headquarters. I’m amazed and proud of the continued donor support we receive, the success we continue to see on the ground by MEP, Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) and Narok County Government (NCG) rangers, and the growth our organization has seen in 2018. 2018 Annual Report Our organization is successful because of ou… Continue reading.

Paradise International Foundation Supports MEP

The Paradise International Foundation is a nonprofit organization that focuses on protecting prestigious lands and waters around the world. Led by co-chairmen Jack Ma, Pony Ma, and executive chairman Shen Guojun, Paradise commits to conserving and preserving important ecosystems on earth with a charitable intention, in a scientific approach all guided by business support. It’s with the intention of protecting key habitats that Paradise’s mission and objectives align with Mara Elephant Pro… Continue reading.