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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


 

Conservation of wetland where rare birds breed on World Wetlands Day in Dakatcha

The first World Wetlands day celebration in Dakatcha Woodlands was held at Arbamkenge wetland in Changoto, Kilifi County, in February. The seasonal wetland is where Clarke’s Weavers breeding area was discovered in March 2013. Clarke’s Weavers are birds that have only been seen in Dakatcha Woodland and Arabuko-Sokoke Forest.

Tana River Delta Ramsar site officially launched

30th January 2014 marked a special day for the Tana River Delta. On this day, the Tana River Delta Ramsar site was officially launched in a ceremony held at the Handaraku Baraza Park, in Kipini. The launch, which also marked the World Wetlands Day in the area, was attended by close to 700 people, including community members, school children and invited guests.

Dakatcha Woodland IBA Forest Rehabilitation

Community groups in Dakatcha Woodland Important Bird Area in Kilifi County have taken the initiative to rehabilitate the forest through tree planting. In December last year, members of Faidika Group, a local community based organization (CBO), planted 1,000 tree seedlings at a designated site within the forest.

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