#LaikipiaWildlifeForum News Updates

May Edition 2020
TOURISM
Tourism and the Covid Crisis
How many tourism revival webinars have you been attending? What’s really possible within the next two months? Six months? And Longer?

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WATER
Mount Kenya Ewaso Water Partnership
Watchdog on Pollution Crimes
Pollution crimes have long endangered the health and safety of our livelihoods on a daily basis. Illegally dumped waste contaminates the soil where food is grown, toxic materials leach into water supplies, and even the air we breathe gets contaminated by environmental polluters.
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CONSERVATION EDUCATION
Wild Class
WildClass is an initiative of the Laikipia Forum and the Laikipia Association of Conservation Educators (LACE).
A consortium of conservation educators in the Laikipia Landscape wants Kenyans to know of the great resources we have here for both on-line/virtual and field trip conservation education.
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LAND USE
The Locust Invasion Persists
The UN has warned that the devastation at the beginning of the year that occurred in more than 20 counties in Kenya – where over 70,000 hectares of vegetation were destroyed by the pest – could be multiplied by 20 times by a second wave brought about by recent rains which favor locust proliferation.
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RANGELANDS
Ilmamusi Mukogodo Community Forest Association Growing Stronger!
Community Forest Associations play a pivotal role in conservation and sustainable management of forest resources in Kenya. The CFAs’ function compliments the work of Kenya Forest Service.

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Oramat Lenaboisho:
The Cooperative Society Advocates For A Commercial Community Approach To Livestock Management
Oramat Lenaboisho is a steadily growing community partnership society that continues to help its members realize the importance of owning well-managed livestock and the benefits that come with it.

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