Wildlife Clubs of Kenya – Lake Nakuru Centre

Region

Africa

Country

Kenya

Flyway

East Atlantic flyway

Initiative

WLI Africa

About

Name of organisation

Wildlife Club of Kenya

Funding support

NGOs

Number of staff

Not specified

Number of visitors per year

More than 5000

Overall aims of the centre

To enhance environmental conservation through taking care of ecosystem that involves wildlife.

Description of the centre

Lake Nakuru game reserve is about 141 km², consisting of indigenous species of trees with endangered species of wild animals (the big 5). It's located in the outcast of Nakuru town.

Work Areas

Main CEPA work area

Planting trees and fencing unfenced area of park

Top three successes

  • Planting trees thus making it good home for wild animals and a good ecosystem
  • Fencing project
  • Tracing of escaped wildlife

Top three challenges

Challenges are many but major one is exhaustion of some species resulting from predators

Expertise

Interpretation techniques

Producing written materials; Developing nature trails

Visitor centres

Managing / creating habitat; Building / maintaining structures

Participation

Engaging hard-to-reach groups; Engaging the local community

Education and communication

Delivering adult education; Lobbying / running campaigns; Developing resources / materials

General

PR and marketing; Health and safety; Project planning.

Contact

Kevin Kipkoech,

+254795796288

p.o box 166-20109, Subukia

wildlifeclubsofkenya.or.ke

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