Monthly Archives: August 2012

Safari Ants!!!

For the past few days walking in some of the nature trails within the forest has been hectic. This is due to invasion of safari ants.  A while ago I was guiding some visitors into the forest who were accompanied by their dogs. When we were halfway through one of the nature trails we came […]

GOOD SHEPHERD YOUTH VISIT THE SANCTUARY

It was an unexpected trip to the sanctuary by this young talented youth group. I had just arrived back at the main gate from our daily patrols in the forest where my wife had prepared a delicious meal for me. It was some minutes to noon I heard the senior ranger calling out to someone.  […]

GABO & TULA ENJOY AN EVENING WALK

It was one of those days where the evening was cool and a walk through the forest would be awesome. Mr. Mason knew this  and it was  evident when he arrived at the main gate with his two dogs   once he parked his car at the parking lot  his two dogs were jumping up and […]

SILVER OAK TREES (Brachylaeana huillensis)ON THE VERGE OF EXTINCTION

All our efforts to conserve the only remaining section of the silver oak tree species seem not to be bearing any fruits. This is after the vandalism of most of the electric forest fence, this has opened the way for poachers to easily get access to the forest and cut down the trees illegally considering […]

IMPORTANCE OF SHRUBS IN THE FOREST

Walk into any forest and you might be forgiven for overlooking them, they blend right with the trees and make up the forest background. Shrub species tend to get in the way of other management priorities like producing timber as they mostly have no economic value. Conservationists mostly recommend cutting them down to reduce competition […]