Story Map of Randilen

2022-01-19T09:13:15+00:00January 19th, 2022|Community News, Enterprise Development, Honeyguide News, Human-Wildlife Conflict Prevention, Wildlife Protection|

The patterns of wildlife that move across the landscapes, how man and wildlife have an interdependence, where man benefits from wildlife, wildlife from man; the exigencies of life in these vast and wild landscapes. Wildlife in Tanzania needs large landscapes in order to survive. They move onto village land that is owned by local communities

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

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,

Volunteers, rangers contain Mount Meru fires

2020-05-16T08:23:18+00:00October 9th, 2015|Baraza, Community News, Honeyguide News, Wildlife Protection|

  For nearly two weeks, the flames scorched the forests and foothills of Mount Meru, including swathes of Arusha National Park. The fire threatened hundreds of people and animals.   Nearly every day, however, more than 800 community volunteers and rangers trekked for up to three hours up the mountain to combat the inferno. Honeyguide

The rare sighting & saving of the sacred pangolin

2020-05-16T08:23:18+00:00October 8th, 2015|Baraza, Community News, Honeyguide News|

At midday, the rangers of Burunge WMA spotted the bizarre creature bumbling over the plains — a pangolin. It’s also called a scaly anteater, a trenggiling, and, in jest, a walking pinecone or artichoke. So rarely seen, the pangolin is believed to be sacred by peoples throughout the world. Unfortunately, this has led to rampant

Baby Wildebeest Saved from the Muck

2021-05-21T11:40:12+00:00September 18th, 2015|Community News, Honeyguide News, Human-Wildlife Conflict Prevention, Other News|

Neck-deep in water and sludge, the baby wildebeest could only wait to die. On September 8, she had fallen into the Ol Joro Dam, nothing more than a tiny waterhole, but could not climb out. Fortunately, community members discovered her mucky situation and notified rangers nearby at Manyara Ranch. A whole host of community members

Kilimanjaro Foot Patrol Reports for Duty

2020-05-16T08:23:18+00:00August 28th, 2015|Community News, Honeyguide News, Other News, Wildlife Protection|

They trek through Kilimanjaro’s forests and the thick bush of the surrounding savannah. They trek if it is raining. They trek in the scorching heat. They trek so that they might find and capture poachers and other criminals. They are the hardy Kilimanjaro Foot Patrol Unit, a seven-ranger team that walks on regular patrols in

Tusks Recovered on Mount Kilimanjaro

2020-05-16T08:23:18+00:00July 26th, 2015|Community News, Honeyguide News, Other News, Wildlife Protection|

Late one morning in July, two Honeyguide field officers trekked along the perimeter of the famed Kitenden Corridor, which runs down through the western foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro. The officers, as led by Pascal Simon, had simply set out to collect data on crop damage caused by elephants among the farms that border the corridor.

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