WILD CLASS GOES LIVE!

Conservation education in Laikipia gets another boost. 8 US university students arrived for an intensive field course on biology, ecology and rangeland studies in Laikipia. Ol Pejeta Conservancy (OPC) and Mpala Research Centre jointly offered a one-week intense field course for this first income generating Wild Class excursion.  At OPC, the students from St. Lawrence…

Mending Fences – “Stand Off” Now Out!

The first Mending Fences Comic Book will be launched on World Environment Day, in Nanyuki on June 5. This graphic, tongue-in-cheek, but strikingly true depiction of what communities are up against when they decide to protect themselves from elephants. Human-elephant conflict (HEC) remains an enormous challenge in Laikipia wherever people and elephants share space; and…