12 October 2019 has been declared by the Convention for Migratory Species WORLD MIGRATORY BIRD DAY (WMBD) 2019
WMBD was launched on 9 April 2006 in Laikipia Nature Conservancy with an international musical event in Ol Ari Nyiro, Laikipia Nature Conservancy situated on the flyways of the spectacular Great Rift views.
It was organized by Kuki and Sveva Gallmann in partnership with the United Nation Environment Programme the Convention for Migratory Species and the African – Eurasian Waterbirds agreement.
The performance by artists flown in from countries all over the world situated along the fly routes with original music and choreography was attended by world renown conservationists from Kenya and around the world and local personalities and public. School children produced poems and dances.
Ol Ari Nyiro is designated by Birdife International and Nature Kenya as an Important Bird Area (IBA 064) renowned for its variety of avifauna, sustained by its diverse ecosystems vegetation and insect life.
Read here an article on www.worldmigratorybirdday.org about the initial launch of WMBD in 2006.
The Gallmann Memorial Foundation
Ol Ari Nyiro Laikipia Nature Conservancy
Dedicated to the Coexistence of People and Nature in Africa
P.O. Box 63704 00619 Nairobi Kenya
Please help us with the ongoing rebuilding and the maintaining of vital conservation infrastructure on Laikipia Nature Conservancy, while supporting our philanthropic work of education and scholarships, community support, assistance to neighbours, public health, food drought relief, water, road building and maintenance.
And of course continuing to equip the outstanding team of rangers with uniforms, transport, binoculars, infrared cameras and everything they need to continue to protect and monitor the unique Biodiversity of Ol Ari Nyiro, and also support our ongoing re-forestation project to combat global warming by planting more and more indigenous trees.
With your help we can secure Kuki’s vision and legacy in perpetuity.
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