Monthly Archives: June 2013

THE SOUTHERN BYPASS: DEVELOPMENT VERSUS CONSERVATION.

A while ago, we highlighted the various ways that the Southern Bypass was impacting on the Ngong Road Forest ecosystem.  What was once one continuous ecosystem was split into five separate forest sections to give way for the development of the bypass. This segmentation brought with it many conservation challenges both in terms of management […]

The Apiary

An Apiary is also known as a bee yard is a place where bee hives are kept. Traditionally bee keepers also known as apiarists paid land rent in honey for use In  small parcels. The best place for an apiary is just on the edges of the forest where the bees just find enough to […]

SONG, WALK AND DANCE FOR THE GIRLS IN THE SANCTUARY

By sunset on Friday, all was ready for the much awaited Saturday’s Starehe Girls Charity walk. This however did little to guarantee the organizing teams, both from the Sanctuary and the Schools of sound and comfortable sleep as they had to be on the ground by 5.30am just to ensure all was still well as […]

SANCTUARY TO HOST CHARITY WALK IN SUPPORT OF STAREHE GIRLS CENTRE

In some years past, and still happens in some areas, Charity Walks used to be held on city roads, in which case the roads or streets in question would have to be closed from vehicular traffic, safe for the few necessary like for Security and First Aid.  In such a scenario, participants are usually exposed […]