Monthly Archives: March 2015

NGONG ROAD FOREST SANCTUARY HOST THE THIRD CHASE GROUP FOUNDATION CHARITY WALK

  Various organizations have found the sanctuary as a perfect destination for their corporate day events due to the many attractive sites it offers and its uniqueness of being an indigenous forest within a city and given that its only 6km from the city. Hence on Saturday for the third time running Ngong road forest […]

BIRD RINGING

Bird ringing is the marking of an individual bird uniquely. It involves placement of special rings on birds or other markers like dye, radio transmitters and satellite tags. This activity involves catching the birds using traps or nets and then extraction of the birds from the nets is done by trained and competent persons. The […]

Sanctuary to host the Chase Group Foundation Walk for the third year.

For the third year running  on Saturday 28th March 2015 Ngong Road Forest Sanctuary will be hosting the chase foundation walk 2015. The walk that is dubbed “Stand up for African mothers” is expected to bring over 4,500 participants whose aim is to raise funds for reducing maternal deaths in rural areas through the training […]

International forest day celebrations a great success

On Saturday Ngong road forest celebrated the international forest day which was held at Ngong road forest primary school to show the importance of forests and trees in people’s lives. It was a great day attended by various guests who all had something to say about this great day. The day’s activities involved speeches from […]

NGONG ROAD FOREST TO HOST INTERNATIONAL FOREST DAY

Forests are a major component of the environment all over the world. They are important in various ways for example in the purification of air, form water catchment areas, act as attractions, attract rain and also help in conserving soil by reducing soil erosion. It is therefore important that all forests are conserved so that […]

CAVES IN NGONG ROAD FOREST

Ngong road forest has a lot to offer in terms of tourism products. One of the most attractive products in the forest is the caves. These caves are located in section four of the forest. The caves are easily accessible through the trails in the forest. As one walks to the caves you are able […]

CHALLENGES FACED IN CONSERVING NGONG ROAD FOREST

Forest conservation in Kenya is being faced by many challenges day in day out. These challenges include: poaching, logging, dumping, inadequate work force, insecurity, fire out breaks and human encroachment. Ngong road forest is faced by the above challenges. Recently with the new developments taking place around the forest, dumping and pollution has been a […]

COMMUNITY MEMBERS PARTICIPATE IN FOREST MANAGEMENT

The New Forest Act of 2005 encourages the participation of Communities living adjacent to forests to access and participate in the protection and management of their forest. In our case, members from Kibera and Dagoretti have formed a community Based Organization called Ngong Road Forest Community Association, which then joined the Umbrella Ngong Road Forest […]