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Exploring the other side of Randilen

2020-05-16T08:23:47+00:00January 24th, 2017|Enterprise Development, News|

Get to find how Randilen WMA, has managed to solve the grazing issue by communally transforming about 48,0000 acres into a green zone for pasturing during dry season and having 6000 acres as all year grazing field. http://www.thecitizen.co.tz/magazine/soundliving/Exploring-the-other-side-of-Randilen/1843780-3782932-hnalh6/index.html

Pitiless poachers leave baby elephant orphaned and alone

2020-05-16T08:23:47+00:00November 18th, 2016|Honeyguide News, News, Wildlife Protection|

On Thursday 16th of October Athuman Mohamed Honeyguide’s Operation Commander, received a phone call from a Tingatinga community member. They said that there was a baby elephant found wandering alone in Mabona. Immediately and without wasting any time the Enduimet mobile unit went to the scene to confirm the story and find out what had

Poacher jailed for owning jumbo carcass, ivory

2020-05-16T08:23:47+00:00October 7th, 2016|Community News, News, Wildlife Protection|

A man who was facing charges of possessing a jumbo carcass and owning an elephant ivory has been sentenced to 20 years imprisonment for each of the two offences.   Lobulu Mapengo, who was arrested last year at Mto-wa-Mbu ward, Monduli District, appeared in court for the first time in August 2015. He was caught

Honeyguides Meet Honeybees!

2020-05-16T08:23:47+00:00September 22nd, 2016|Honeyguide News, News|

Honeyguide staff retreat adventure By Ng’orongo Nyamoni Honeyguide Communication Manager The Honeyguide staff are a close-knit group, more like a family than a group of colleagues. Recently this happy family enjoyed a three-day retreat at the Manyara Ranch. The aim of the trip, according to Damian Bell (Executive Director, Honeyguide), was to relax and refresh

A Gallant Rescue with a Sad Ending

2020-05-16T08:23:47+00:00August 29th, 2016|Honeyguide News, Human-Wildlife Conflict Prevention|

Young male leopard found in Lake Manyara By Ng’orongo Nyamoni Honeyguide Communication Manager Every day holds new challenges for the dedicated team of Honeyguide rangers working to conserve and protect wildlife in Burunge Wildlife Management Area, a parcel of land lying in the migratory corridor of the Tarangire-Manyara ecosystem in Northern Tanzania. The wildlife is

Enduimet get ready for cycling!

2020-05-16T08:23:18+00:00May 3rd, 2016|Enterprise Development|

The Honeyguide Tourist officer Komolo Simel is organizing for cycling competition to be held in Enduimet WMA.  “We are aiming to make awareness of amazing tourism activities in Enduimet and raising funds to support to the WMA conserving its wildlife and natural resources….” the officer said. Honeyguide organizer for the event have already met with

Film in the Making to Raise Community Awareness of Human Wildlife Conflict

2020-05-16T08:23:18+00:00May 3rd, 2016|Community News, Environmental Education|

A film is in the making--a gripping story is about to be released at the nearby villages of Randilen and Burunge WMAs. The short film is expected to be launched in mid-June 2016 by Honeyguide's educational and awareness team and funded by the Drollinger Family Charitable Foundation. Directed to increase the awareness of the communities

May Day Awards for Randilen Rangers

2020-05-16T08:23:18+00:00May 2nd, 2016|Community News, Management & Governance, News|

“I am so proud of you guys and well appreciate your works towards conservation, you can now go to work beyond Randilen borders as long as conservation is concerned” said the District Game Officer, Mr Serafin Bichabicha Mawanja  to the village game scouts during the May day celebrations being held at the Randilen Ranger Post

Cheetah, baby Zebra Rescued

2020-05-16T08:23:18+00:00October 10th, 2015|Community News, Honeyguide News, Human-Wildlife Conflict Prevention|

In recent weeks, rangers in Enduimet have rescued an adult female cheetah caught in a poacher's snare and a baby zebra stuck in a muddy pit near Manyara Ranch. Cheetah Rescue Her right paw ensnared in a poacher’s deadly trap, the cheetah had nothing left to do but to wait and die. Earlier last month,

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