Elephant Matters

Pardamat De-Fencing by Wilson Sairowua

Over 1,000 acres of fenced land in Narok County will be opened up to wildlife thanks to the hard work of the Maasai Mara Wildlife Conservancies Association (MMWCA). MMWCA reports that 15 landowners residing near Pardamat Conservancy entered into an agreement with MMWCA to take down their fences and allow the 15 parcels of land to be opened to wildlife. This agreement between landowners and MMWCA to open up this area to wildlife will hopefully set an example for others to do the same. Members… Continue reading.

MEP August Report

This month Mara Elephant Project suffered a tremendous blow with the loss of co-founder Richard Roberts. “The Mara Elephant Project suffered a great loss on August 18 with the death of our co-founder and trustee Richard Roberts. Richard was a conservation giant of his generation. He was a true son of the greater Mara region where he spent his earliest life and fought for its best future all his life – sadly snatched too early from us all. He believed with utmost passion and total focus th… Continue reading.

SAWA Supports Mara Elephant Project

  Mara Elephant Project (MEP) was established in 2011 with the mission of protecting elephants to conserve the greater Mara ecosystem. The Maasai Mara ecosystem, an extension of the vast Serengeti ecosystem, is Kenya’s most important wildlife area and tourism asset. We are always amazed by the number of companies that sell Kenyan products and want to support conserving this irreplaceable asset.   The SAWA Shop is exactly that company, they are not only home to the perfect conver… Continue reading.