Month: February 2020

Month: February 2020

MEP Q4 Research & Tracking Report

The Research Report for the fourth quarter begins with a happy announcement which is that the Director of Research and Conservation Dr. Jake Wall and his fiancé Christina Toms welcomed a healthy baby boy in early October. It was good timing as Jake spent the two weeks prior in the United States on a fundraising trip where he and MEP CEO Marc Goss presented at the Google Headquarters in California. MEP CEO Marc Goss and Director of Research & Conservation at Google HQ. The fence mapping … Continue reading.

MEP Q4 CEO Report

The Mara Elephant Project rangers finished 2019 strong and the intelligence department contributed to two notable arrests in the fourth quarter and the seizure of 13.5 kg of ivory. In the fourth quarter, Mara Elephant Project rangers were tasked with focusing on habitat protection activities specifically in the Loita, Mau and Nyakweri forests. This has been quite a challenge for our rangers as communities still rely heavily on cedar and other hardwoods for their houses, fences or firewood and… Continue reading.

MEP Q4 Supporter Report

The fourth quarter began with Mara Elephant Project’s CEO Marc Goss and Director of Research and Conservation Dr. Jake Wall in the States finishing their fundraising tour, which you can find first half highlights of in the Q3 Supporter Report. On October 1, they met with Google on their campus in California and on October 2, they met with Vulcan and gave a Great Hall Speech to key staff within the organization. Both of these meetings were well received and helped MEP develop key relationshi… Continue reading.