• Drought 12-3-2017

    Dear Friends, Kenya President HE Uhuru Kenyatta in February 2017 declared the devastating Drought in Kenya a National Disaster. We had already began distribution of relief food to our immediate neighbours at 3 stations. Prices of basic commodities such as Maize have on meantime escalated. We had to order one week ago 10 bags of […]

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  • KBA 15-2-2017

    Dear Friends, I am extremely proud to share that the process of uploading the accreditation to IBA/KBA on the official Birdlife International website had been completed at last – the accreditation was confirmed in 2014: The Gallmann Memorial Foundation in Ol Ari Nyiro on Kenya Eastern Rift Valley Laikipia Plateau due to sustained protection of […]

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  • WED 5-6-2016

    5th June 2016 Dear Friends! The tortoise is slow and this update is late*.. (but not late to celebrate- World Environment Day.) With rains, and grass green all life shone again. Blooms opened on old branches encrusted with lichen, nests filled with eggs, sky with wings, and a thousands frogs serenaded the new moon from […]

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  • Sandalwood 16-1-2016

    Dear friends of the environment, REF: illegal traffic/ Sandalwood Dear all, Sandalwood Acting on an intelligence tip and after months of stalking – a team composed by KWS, AP and Wildlife Rangers from Laikipia Nature Conservancy, managed to impound possibly one of the largest sandalwood hauls ever- estimated in excess of 14 tons. One suspect […]

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  • Looking back 15-12-2015

    Dear Friends, In December it is customary to stop a moment, take a deep breath, and look back at what the year has brought-and taken away. 2015, like all years past, brought us dramas and triumphs, losses and lessons, we took all in our stride, and we move own, older. . . -wiser?- firm and […]

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  • WED 5-6-2015

    Dear Friends, Ol Ari Nyiro, 5th June 2015 On WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY (WED) Some thoughts for you. “I had a deep sense, almost from infancy, of nature, a feeling of intimate companionship with the trees and the clouds and the touch of season” Rabindranath Tagore “Now, that  Ol ari Nyiro has become an island of life […]

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