Elephant Matters

Consider A Gift to MEP This Holiday Season

Mara Elephant Project through our 501(c)3 in the U.S. is always working to instill 100% donor confidence in our supporters. We want everyone to know that every dollar that is donated to Mara Elephant Project this holiday season goes directly to the front line of elephant protection. We strive to post updates using our blog, newsletters, and social media channels (Facebook and Instagram) that shows transparency and instills a sense of comradery with you, the supporter, so you can see just how … Continue reading.

The Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Supports A Second Mau Forest MEP Unit

The Sheldrick Wildlife Trust (SWT) Mau De-Snaring Unit continues to be a textbook example of the impact a permanent ranger presence can have in an unprotected area like the Mau Forest. In the first half of 2019 (January to June), the SWT Mau De-Snaring Unit removed 113 snares targeting small animals and nine spears targeting elephants, arrested seven suspects for illegal logging and one for charcoal production, recovered eight timber posts, five Olea Africana posts, 60 cedar posts, 30 white … Continue reading.

MEP October Report

MEP Monthly Report October 2019 Mara Elephant Project would like to start off the October Report by announcing the addition of Wolfred Wall, the new baby boy of MEP Director of Research and Conservation Dr. Jake Wall and his fiancé Christina Toms. Wolfred wanted to make his debut a bit early which required a little help from the Karen Blixen Camp Trust (KBCT) helicopter, but everyone was happy and healthy. Congratulations Jake, Christina and Willow. The KBCT helicopter was also used in a tre… Continue reading.