Monthly Archives: February 2011

PREPARATIONS FOR THE FOREST FUN RUN

The Sanctuary together with H&A Sports Industries will be hosting a forest fun run aimed at creating awareness in the protection of the forest and fund raising for the Sanctuary. Inturn, the trails that will be used for these event are being cleared. The rangers together with casual labourers are doing a good job in […]

CYCLING IN THE WILD

The Ngong Forest Sanctuary is the ideal place to have intimacy with the wild. Due to its uniqueness of being an indigenous forest within a city, and given that it is only 6 km from the city centre. It is an ornithological paradise and has nature trails which make it easy to access different areas […]

A PLEASANT EVENING WALK IN THE FOREST

Last week I had a chance of escorting two guests one from England and the other from South Africa in this unique indigineous forest in the heart of the city. Accompanied by Ranger Akatch, we took them through the procedures of signing in as required for every visitor’s entry.We continued to explain to them how […]

REPAIR OF THE PATH TOWARDS THE FOREST

It was on Monday morning when senior ranger Akatch mentioned that there was some proposed work from the office whereby, the path towards the forest where cyclists and athletes usually use when running and cycling should be completely cleared. This was to be done by uprooting and filling all the potholes on the path. The […]

TREE POACHING ON THE RISE

Having a walk in the forest, you are likely to find finely cut stamps and cut down brunches laying on your way. Mostly you would find the Teclea noblis locally known as “Mundereru”. With its ability of having good firewood though wet, it has a very high demand for the loggers which fetches a good […]