Monthly Archives: December 2009

Elephant corridor complete – an ecosystem first

Resolution of alignment issues that focused on the elephant/ wildlife corridor between Mt Kipipiri and the main Aberdares range was essential prior to completion of the entire fence.   KFS, KWS, the fence edge communities in the area and Rhino Ark were able to reach an agreement after protractive discussions took place to resolve the core […]

“Spirit of the Charge” Film Launched

(Alan Mckittrick and team no.5 receive a prize for donating the highest cash sponsorship in the 2009 Rhino Charge) December 3rd 2009 marked a significant day in the Rhino Charge Calendar. Competitors, Sponsors and Friends of Rhino Ark gathered at the Carnivore, Simba Saloon to celebrate the launch of the “Spirit of the Charge” – […]

RHINO ARK SCOOPS SPECIAL TOTAL ECO-CHALLENGE AWARD

Total’s Eco-challenge gave Rhino Ark a special award for its conservation work in the Aberdares . Total MD, Felix Majekodunmi (left) presents the award to Rhino Ark’s Eric Kihiu and Valerie Gunputrav at a ceremony held at Carnivore on November 24th 2009. Mr. Majekodunmi commended Rhino Ark’s outreach programmes for tree nurseries for fenceline communities […]

Photo Competition Winners Announced

(Driver to runners…“next time I say put your weight on the left side of the car…it’s my left!” – Picture by Rowena Stichbury) The 2009 Rhino Charge Photo Competition winners were announced at the ‘Spirit of the Charge’ Film Premiere on 3rd December 2009 at Carnivore, Simba Saloon.  Rowena Stichbury won the ‘Charge Action’ category, […]