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Nature Kenya—the East Africa Natural History Society (EANHS)—is Africa’s oldest environmental Society. It was established in 1909 to promote the study and conservation of nature in eastern Africa. Nature Kenya mission is  to  "connect nature and people" to take action for biodiversity conservation. ………..read more


Urera hypselodendron - the “water vine”

On a recent trip to map birds in Eburu forest, the Kenya Bird Map team was amazed by this woody liana with bright red fruits that drooped from trees in openings along the paths




A little-known patch of the Mau Forest – small but well worth conserving

Ol Oshorongai Forest, is a little-known forest patch to the west of Eburru Forest, in the headwaters of the Marmanet River, itself a little-known river draining the Mau escarpment and western Eburru towards Naivasha. 




Site Support Groups take lead in marking World Environment Day

Local communities working with Nature Kenya to conserve Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs) turned out in numbers to mark this year’s World Environment Day (WED) whose theme was “zero tolerance to illegal wildlife trade”. Over 1,900 participants, including 1,150 school children, attended the events in Taita, Dakatcha, Siaya, Dunga and Mt. Kenya.


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