Long-term Solutions: Managing Invasive Species in Laikipia North

  The County Government of Laikipia and stakeholders continue to work on mitigation measures to curb the spread of the Opuntia Stricta and the Acacia Reficiens. They firmly believe that the development of an Invasive species management plan is the best action to take us forward in our efforts. The exponential spread of these invasive species has for years…

Prescribed Burns – What They Might Mean for Laikipia

For years, the Mpala Research Center has hosted a long-term study on rangelands ecology, and the interface between soils, grasses and their consumption by both wildlife and livestock. The KLEE Project (Kenya Long-term Exclosure Experiment) is located on Mpala Ranch.   The work occurs mostly on “black cotton soil” dominated by the tree Acacia drepanolobium (Whistling Thorn)…