Monthly Archives: January 2011

NEARLY SIMILAR BUT APPARENTLY DIFFERENT.

Its now more than a week since I undertook the task of finding out the source of the tiny orange seeds that a student from Banda School found. They were on a forest ecological study area where they were to study plantation forest, indiginious forest and the open grassland areas. At first I thought they […]

A STRANGE BUG

It was one afternoon when we were coming back from the forest from our normal patrols. It was very hot and everyone wanted to shadethemselves from the scotching sun, about 10 metres from the main gate we came across a very confusing creature, a bug ‘it could have been’. It had a brown colouration and […]

BANDA SCHOOL EDUCATIONAL TOUR TO THE SANCTUARY

Every year, the Banda school science teacher Mr, Natal prefers to bring his pupils to Ngong Forest Sanctuary for an educational tour. Yesterday was a very busy day for us rangers as we had to guide the pupils in tackling some of the habitats that they had come to study. Before the pupils proceed to […]

COMMUNITY WOMEN VENTURE INTO NEW SOURCES OF EARNING A LIVING

Ngong Forest Sanctuary community women have ventured into other enviromental friendly sources of earning their living. As in the past,they had involved themselves mainly on collecting firewood in the forest and sometimes got tempted to cut down the trees when there was no ranger around. This made most of them to face the law when […]