The rangers of the Burunge Wildlife Management Area recently completed an eight-day elite training course to enhance their abilities to combat poaching in a critical wildlife corridor.
Burunge has some 30 rangers, locally known as village game scouts, who protect 280 square kilometres of critical habitat between Tarangire and Lake Manyara national parks. Many . . . → Read More: Elite Training Motivates Burunge WMA Rangers
Rocky and Jerry strike again! Last month, Honeyguide’s Dog Unit supported rangers from the Enduimet Wildlife Management Area, Big Life Foundation, and the Kenya Wildlife Service in a joint operation that led to the arrest of a notorious elephant poacher in Kenya.
Read the full dramatic account from Big Life Foundation.
On November 18, . . . → Read More: Dog unit leads to arrest of notorious poacher
Meet Rocky, a four-year-old German shepherd who can sniff and track down a poacher practically from the forests of West Kilimanjaro all the way to the back alleys and markets of Dar-es-Salaam.
Enter his sidekick, Jerry, who is always on standby to leap into action in hot pursuit of the scent trail.
With funding . . . → Read More: Rocky & Jerry: Conservation Canine Rock Stars
Honeyguide Foundation congratulates our very own, Lomayani Komolo Simel, for graduating from the Mweka College for African Wildlife Management on November 2.
“I feel extremely grateful,” said Komolo, who graduated with a Diploma in Wildlife Management. “Many people and organisations supported my education, and I am happy to already be a part . . . → Read More: New Honeyguide member graduates from Mweka
Over late September and early October, Honeyguide Foundation welcomed an American security specialist to train rangers in the Enduimet WMA, Burunge WMA, and in Manyara Ranch. With support provided by a private donor, the specialist spent 16 days leading the capacity-building exercises for some 30 rangers.
“We learned so much,” said Kateto Kashe, a . . . → Read More: US security specialist trains WMA rangers